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Campaign ’68 – October 10, 1968

Campaign ’68 – October 10, 1968

– Humphrey-Muskie Campaign – Paid Political Program – October 10, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 1968 Presidential campaign sprinted to the finish line, all the heavy-hitters came out, all the endorsements were used and all the promises went into high gear. Kicking off the last full...

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

– CBS World News Roundup – August 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 17th, 20 years ago was about Hurricanes, donor cards, trials of the century and Shannon Faulkner. Starting with news of Hurricane Felix, stalled off the North Carolina coast, creeping along at...

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

– CBS World News Roundup – July 21, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day, 50 years ago saw an escalation of things. An escalation of the War in Vietnam and an escalation in the violence in reaction to the Civil Rights Movement. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara...

Bill Clinton Addresses A Joint Session Of Congress – February 17, 1993

Bill Clinton Addresses A Joint Session Of Congress – February 17, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Clinton – Address to Joint Session of Congress – Feb. 17, 1993 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A wave of optimism, this February 17th in 1993. President Clinton, addressing a Joint Session of Congress,...

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: The Great Society Program – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Johnson swept to victory in 1964, his goal was to create The Great Society. An update of FDR’s New Deal of...

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Lyndon Johnson – State of The Union – Jan. 4, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifty years ago yesterday, President Lyndon Johnson ran down his proposals for The Great Society. Discussing the plight of the...

Mobilization For Human Needs – 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The 1935 Mobilization for Human Needs – October 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Slowly digging out from a devastating depression, America was still a long ways off from prosperity. Cities were still reeling under the effects of unemployment and...

Reaganomics; The Prune And Slice Era – September 24, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Frontline Reports-World News Roundup – Sept 24, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day was a glimpse of things to come. The Reagan Budget was topic-A in conversation around Capitol Hill for this September 24th...

Digesting The World Fifty Years Ago – Mike Mansfield On Issues & Answers – Sept. 20, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues & Answers – Sen. Mike Mansfield – September 20, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There was a lot of digesting going on, this day 50 years ago. In September of 1964 we were coming to the final...

A Man And His Manifesto – The Unabomber – September 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This September 19th in 1995 had a lot to do with still-at-large domestic terrorist The Unabomber and his demand to publish a 35,000 word manifesto before a deadline...