Politics

Robert F. Kennedy - election night 1964

November 4, 1964 – Election Night

Election Results – ABC News – November 4, 1964 – 1:30-2:45 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 4, 1964 Election night, 1964. As Americans went to the polls on November 3rd, the returns slowly came in. By early morning of November 4, it became clear that Lyndon Johnson...

Mario Cuomo

November 3, 1982 – Morning After A Mid-Term

November 3, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 Network News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 1982 – the Mid-Term elections and the morning after. Grinning from ear-to-ear and grinning and bearing it. To the Democrats it was mandate for a change in the...

Al Gore - Campaign 2000

November 2, 2000 – Bush-Gore: Down To The Wire

November 2, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 2, 2000 – it was coming down to the wire; the Bush-Gore election campaigns of 2000. Last minute sweeps throughout the country, hoarse pleas for votes – it was going to be a...

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Talks About Energy, Taxes And South Africa – October 27, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Jimmy Carter – Press Conference – October 27, 1977 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Jimmy Carter, at one of his regular Press Conferences in 1977. Testing the waters on an Energy policy that had Americans relying on less Foreign oil, Carter was preparing...

School Pushouts - 1970

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...

The Dayton Peace Conference

November 1,1995 – Rendezvous In Dayton

November 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 1,1995. The Dayton peace conference began today. Balkan leaders gathered in Dayton Ohio for a series of Peace Talks, hosted by Secretary of State Warren Christopher in an attempt to finally bring peace to the...

Singapore Airlines flight 006

October 31, 2000 – Tragedy In Tapei – Passing Of An Icon

October 31, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 2000. In what was determined to be the third deadliest aircrash on Taiwanese soil, Singapore Airlines flight 006 crashed on takeoff, killing some 83 out of 179 passengers and seriously injuring 39....

Dorothy Thompson

Dorothy Thompson Has A Few Words For FDR In 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Dorothy Thompson – Radio Address FDR For President Committee – October 29, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dorothy Thompson was one of the most respected journalists working in Radio as well as print in the 1930s. She was second (only to Eleanor Roosevelt) as Most Trusted Woman In...

Thomas E. Dewey (L) and Earl Warren (R)

Earl Warren Campaigns For VP – October 28, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Earl Warren – GOP vice-Presidential Nominee addresses crowd at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco – October 28, 1948. The 1948 Presidential election season was an interesting one. Not only was it miscalculated, but it also gave us one candidate who made a lasting impact on our country for many...