Monthly Archives: January 1993

Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Journalism, 1993 Gold Baton Award

GOLD BATON National Public Radio, “All Things Considered,” “Morning Edition,” “Weekend Edition,”  Coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots and Aftermath,

Somalia, January 14, 1993 — Rebuilding Somalia’s economy

http://Reporting from Mogadishu in January 1993 on the struggling to rebuild Somalia’s formal and informal economies. Morning Edition Jan 14, 1993 Somalia’s Economic and Business Situation ALEX CHADWICK, host: Somalia’s economy has been left in ruin, first, from years of mismanagement and highly level corruption and, finally in the last two years, from civil war. […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 13, 1993 – 1st Marine Casualty Killed on Patrol

Morning Edition Jan 13, 1993 ALEX CHADWICK, host: In Somalia, a US Marine Corps private was shot dead in an apparent ambush during a patrol near the airport in Mogadishu last night. Marines have responded by tightening security at checkpoints throughout the city. This was the first killing of an American serviceman since Operation Restore […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 11, 1993 – Marines Raid Mogadishu Weapons Market

All Things Considered Jan 11, 1993 Marines Sweep through Mogadishu Arms Market NOAH ADAMS, host: Today in Somalia, nearly 1,000 US Marines swept through Mogadishu’s largest outdoor market, which also serves as the city’s major arms bazaar. This was the largest military operation so far aimed at disarming the capital. By the end of the […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 7, 1993 – Marines Attacks Weapons Warehouses

Morning Edition Marines Attack Weapons Houses in Mogadishu RENEE MONTAGNE, host: This is “Morning Edition.” I’m Renee Montagne. In Somalia today, several hundred US troops backed by helicopter gunships attacked and took over a district of Mogadishu controlled by Somali gunmen. It involved the most serious fighting since Marines arrived nearly a month ago. Marines […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 3, 1993 – Somalia Overflowing with Arms

Weekend Edition Sunday Jan 3, 1993 Arms Overflow in Markets of Somalia LIANE HANSEN, host: In Somalia today, a visit by UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was disrupted by hundreds of stone-throwing supporters of clan leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid. They claimed Boutros-Ghali was showing favoritism toward Aidid’s principal rival, Ali Mahdi Mohamed. Yesterday, a UNICEF worker […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 1, 1993 — U.S. Military Opposed to Somalia Disarmament

All Things Considered Jan 1, 1993 NOAH ADAMS, host: This is “All Things Considered”. I’m Noah Adams. President Bush today visited US forces in Somalia and toured an orphanage in the town of Baidoa. He’s resting tonight aboard a US vessel offshore, and tomorrow he heads to Moscow. There was sporadic gunfire today in the […]