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Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 15, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 15th in 1997 had much to do with scandals, accusations and improprieties in the Military. Starting off with the much-publicized...

‘The Stern Demands Of An Era We Are Entering’ – President Eisenhower On The Future Of Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

‘The Stern Demands Of An Era We Are Entering’ – President Eisenhower On The Future Of Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Address to Nation – November 17, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1957 the Cold War entered a new phase; The Conquest Of Outer Space. In October of that year, the world learned the...

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Christmas Message from Apollo 8 – Dec. 24, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Coming to the end of a year of chaos and upheaval in 1968, a glimmer of hope came from a space capsule orbiting...

Exploring And Celebrating The Stratosphere – December 11, 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

Exploring And Celebrating The Stratosphere – December 11, 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – National Geographic Society Awards – December 11, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. When U.S. Army Air Corps Captains Albert W. Stevens and Orville A. Anderson landed their Explorer II High-altitude balloon on the ground near White...

‘Is This Trip Necessary?’ – Apollo 11 – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday – The Moon: Is This Trip Necessary – Feb.9, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-five years ago tomorrow, the historic first steps on the Moon took place. July 20, 1969 and all eyes were glued...

A Grain Of SALT, An Avalanche Of Opinions, And Skylab Is Falling – July 9, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 9, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While Capitol Hill was milling over the SALT II treaty, crossing T’s, dotting I’s and arguing about everything in between, Jimmy Carter was ensconced at Camp David listening...

First American In Space Holds A Press Conference – May 8, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Special Report: Alan Shepard Press Conference – May 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On May 5, 1961 America sent its first Astronaut into space. Alan Shepard aboard Freedom 7, the first of the series of six Project...

Something Terrible Has Just Happened – January 28, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Shuttle Challenger Explosion bulletin – January 28, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Twenty-eight years ago, this day – the world watched with shock and horror as the Shuttle Challenger, taking off on what was considered a routine...

Semi-Conscious And Smiling – July 26, 1975

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: The World This Week – July 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The good news for this week ending on July 26th in 1975 had more to do with what was going on a few thousand miles outside of Earth, rather...