Healthcare

Linda Tripp

July 7, 1998 – Return Tripp

  July 7, 1998 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 7, 1998, and the third return of the notorious Linda Tripp to the Grand Jury to lay out some 20 hours of taped phone conversations with Monica Lewinsky. The scandal involving the White House...

Childbirth 1970s

Being A Mom In The 70s – Weekend Gallimaufry

Childbirth in 1975 – National Public Radio – Options – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless things have changed dramatically in the last few years, Childbirth and being a Mom haven’t changed all that much since the beginning of time. Maybe the methods have changed – by the 1970s, childbirth...

Gentle persuasion

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

  Okay, this is serious  – we didn’t budge yesterday. No pledges, no contributions – a big chunk of silence descended over the proceedings. I can’t tell you how much we need your support – it’s crucial to our survival, and every penny we’re raising goes straight into maintaining Past...

Bleach

Bleach – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bleach – in session for John Peel – June 4, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Bleach who, by most musical standards, came and went in a flash. An Indie band from Ipswich, they were largely considered Shoegaze, and came along at a time when Shoegaze was becoming a prominent...

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater And The Plan For 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Barry Goldwater – Meet The Press – August 5, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Barry Goldwater; part of a new and vocal breed of the Conservative wing of the Republican Party in 1962. Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater represented what was described as the extreme element of the GOP....

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 17, 2000 – A lot going on – an election year, higher interest rates and the Pentagon defends its program to vaccinate troops against the Anthrax virus. Amid criticisms and a Congressional...

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin?

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin?

February 10, 1992 – Campaign ’92 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 10, 1992 – Today was the day of the much-anticipated Iowa Caucuses for this election year. A;though it came as no surprise, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin was the big winner...

January 29, 1984 – Gipper Redux

January 29, 1984 – Gipper Redux

  January 29, 1984 – ABC Hourly News – ABC Information Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Janaury 29, 1984 – Amid a carefully planned and executed announcement – President Reagan declared his candidacy for a second term as President. Keeping the team from the first term in place,...

January 15, 1954 – You Live In L.A. And You Can’t Breathe – Past Daily Reference Room

January 15, 1954 – You Live In L.A. And You Can’t Breathe – Past Daily Reference Room

Smog – The Troubled Air – KNX Radio – January 15, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 15, 1954 – if you were around at the time, and you were living in L.A., you would be suffering from a combination of burning eyes, running nose, persistent cough and...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...