New Deal

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt: State Of The Union – January 6, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day, 70 years ago, we were still in the midst of a World War. The optimism which followed the Allied invasion...

‘A Regimentation Of Other Peoples Money – A Regimentation Of Other Peoples Lives’ – FDR – October 14, 1936

Click on the link here for Audio Player – FDR Campaign Address in Chicago – October 14, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the Presidential Campaign of 1936 in its last weeks and at fevered pitch, President Roosevelt embarked on a coast-to-coast tour to bring his message home. In...

Attacks, Counter-Attacks And Shakeups – July 2, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – July 2, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The War in Europe, this day in 1941, was heating up on most all fronts. German claims of advances toward Moscow, Russian claims the advances were halted....

National Farm Day – 1941 – FDR, Henry Wallace, Claude Wickard – March 8, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Roosevelt, vice-President Wallace, Sec. of Agriculture Claude Wickard – Farm Day 1941 – March 8, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 8, 1941 marked the 2nd annual National Farm Day. To commemorate the event, President Roosevelt,vice-President Henry Wallace and...

The State Of Labor – Gov. Frank Murphy Of Michigan – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Department Of Talks – Governor Frank Murphy: A Fair Deal For Labor – Sept. 24, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With all the news in recent years about labor, unions, “right-to-work” and the anti-union movement, it’s important...

About Grilling – February 10, 1995

Click on the link here for AudioPlayer – CBS World News Roundup – – February 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No end to grilling going on, this February 10th in 1995. On Capitol Hill it was the grilling of Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster and the sound...

Happy Birthday FDR – January 30, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Combined Networks – President Roosevelt Birthday celebrations – January 30, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Lest we all forget, 132 years ago today is President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s birthday, born January 30, 1882. In 1936 it was a national celebration,...

FDR Has A Word About Unemployment – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Franklin D. Roosevelt discusses Unemployment – November 14, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was billed as a “fireside chat style address” on November 14, 1937, President Roosevelt delivered a radio talk about the state of unemployment in...

As Murky As The Waters Of Nantucket – November 5, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 5, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An interesting and prophetic day, this November 5th in 1999. Starting with the hopeful news on Unemployment. The October unemployment figures showed 4.1%, it’s lowest in 30 years, delighting...