Politics

Government Shutdowns

Government Shut Downs – 1995/96 – 2013 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Rooom

Government Shutdown – November 14, 1995 – December 15, 1995 – CBS Radio – NPR News Morning Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Govt. shutdown – Nov. 14, 1995 Government Shutdown – October 1, 2013 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It’s happened again, another government...

Firestone Tire trial

January 8, 2001 – Exploding Tires And Disappearing Airlines – The Ford-Bridgestone Trial – The TWA Bankruptcy

January 8, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 2001 – Eight days into the new year and the world was awash with lawsuits, accusations, bankruptcies and finger-pointing. Starting with President-Elect George Bush‘s choice of Linda Chavez for Secretary of Labor...

Yasser Arafat

December 19, 1988 – Arafat Goes Courting – Yasser Arafat And The PLO Peace Process

December 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 19, 1988 – A day of diplomacy, olive branches and back-slapping. PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat met with Austrian leaders in his first trip to a Western country since UN decision to open a dialogue with...

Poland - Solidarity

December 12, 1980 – Transitions At The White House – Solidarity In Poland

December 12, 1980 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 12, 1980 – A busy day on Capitol Hill, in Diplomatic circles, around the Gdansk Shipyards in Poland. News of the Reagan transition of the White House from Jimmy Carter – snags, ruffled feathers and...

Florida Sec. of State Katherine Harris - election 2000

December 8, 2000 – Election 2000 – Sharp Divides, Deep Divisions, Stunning Developments

December 8, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 8, 2000 – Election 2000 and America’s cliffhanger. Now it was all down to Florida – and the battle of wills was underway. The Gore team sought a recount. The Bush team...