Tagged: West Germany

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989 0

‘We Are Berliners And We Must See All The Places’ – November 13, 1989

– CBS World News Roundup – November 13, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Despite news of increased violence and civil war in El Salvador, the big news was the continuing unfolding of events in the former East Berlin on this November 13th, 1989. Beginning with word from San...

Saga Of The Wayward Whales – October 27, 1988 0

Saga Of The Wayward Whales – October 27, 1988

– CBS World News Roundup – October 27, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The good news for this October 27th in 1988 was two California Grey Whales, stranded in the waters off Alaska, finally heading for open waters, behind a Soviet ice-breaker which had cut a path for...

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Shapes Of Things – October 27, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player- ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – October 27, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 27th signaled the end of an ominous week in 1963. Vietnam was frequently taking center stage, more so this week than most others so far....

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One Hostage Down – Fifty-Two To Go – And ‘Like Magic, Drunks Have Disappeared From Parks’ – July 11, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Firstline Report – World News Roundup – Newsbreak – July 11, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An interesting news day, this July 11th in 1980. It started off with a look at the upcoming Moscow Olympics, which...

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The Morning After – December 9, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those who hadn’t hear it, the news of the shooting death of John Lennon the night before reverberated all over the world, this December 9th in 1980. Stunned...

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Konrad Adenauer And West German Elections – May 29, 1957

Click on the Link here for Audio Player: This day in 1957 we were, not only in the midst of a Cold War with the Soviet Union, we were anxiously looking at the coming elections in West Germany to see where this lynchpin in the East-West powerplay would...