Corruption

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February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

Saturday Night Massacre Headlines

Saturday Night Massacre – The Watergate Odyssey – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Saturday Night Massacre – CBS Radio News Bulletins – October 19-20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The infamous Saturday Night Massacre. At the height of the Watergate Scandal and the eventual toppling of the Nixon Presidency, the move to oust Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, which was met by...

Admiral Poindexter

November 29, 1986 – Iran-Contra: Shredders Working Overtime

November 29, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 29, 1986 – A day loaded with intrigue over the growing scandal of Iran-Contra. “The paper shredder was really humming at the National Security Council’s offices” – according to a report in the New York...

Bernstein and Woodward

A Few Words From Woodward And Bernstein – 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward – interview from NPR’s Options – April 23, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As our current state of affairs unfold like the convoluted and sinister plot in a straight-to-video b-movie, the historic importance of our present moments offer a reminder of another time,...