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Tagged: Wall Street

Stock Market: 1979 - what a 48 point drop was cause for panic. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Become a Patron! October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was disrupted, street traffic was disrupted, and all told the...

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February 2,1995 – Job Numbers And Dream Witnesses

February 2, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 2, 1995 – A typical news day, if job numbers and bizarre testimony is typical. But on this February 2nd it was. Beginning with news that Boeing was raising its job-cut target. Boeing, one of...

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August 2, 1978 – A Canal Called Love.

August 2, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1978 and an obscure piece of news drifted into this broadcast of The World Tonight, and wound up being one of the biggest and most scandalous stories of the 70’s. The contamination...

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010 0

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 5:00 pm News – April 20, 2010 – CBS News Only 5 years ago, but this April 20th was loaded with awe and wonder in 2010. The devastating Volcano which erupted...

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Gold Going Up – DC-9’s Going Down – September 18, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – September 18, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day of wild fluctuation and concern, this September 18th in 1979. Starting with the surprising rise in Gold Prices, ending the day at an unprecedented...

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983 0

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – 9:00 Hourly News w/Richard C. Hottelet – May 16, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day for finger pointing, this 16th of May in 1983. Wall Street was reacting to Capitol Hill reports on the sharply expanded...