The Press

Congressman JFK

Congressman JFK Peers Into The Future -1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congressman John F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – December 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before he became Senator Kennedy and before he became President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy was Congressman Kennedy from Massachusetts. Elected in 1948 Kennedy, like many of his wartime contemporaries (i.e. Congressman Richard...

John Glenn

The Day Everybody Wanted To Be John Glenn – Feb. 20, 1962 – RIP: John Glenn (1921-2016)

John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20,...

Listening For News - November 22, 1963

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s 10:30 In The Morning – It’s November 22, 1963 – Your Life Is Going To Change

  November 22, 1963 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Broadcast of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1963 – It didn’t start off bad. Thanksgiving was coming up – the air was brisk. You were heading back to class after Nutrition. It was either the L.A....

The Stokes

The Strokes – In session 2001 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Strokes – In Session for John Peel – June 27, 2001 – BBC Radio 1 – New York Indie/Garage-Rock revivalists The Strokes to kick off Thanksgiving Week. Their first, and only session for John Peel, recorded on June 8, 2001 and broadcast on June 27th. A critically acclaimed band...

South Vietnamese Army

November 21, 1961 – The Slippery Slope Of Nation-Building – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1961 – NBC Radio: Emphasis With Chet Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1961 was shaping up to being a very interesting year. It was the first full year of a new administration and the Cold War showed no signs of letting up. Coupled with the growing...

Francois Mitterrand

November 21, 1990 – Signing On The Dotted Line – The Paris Summit Ends

November 21, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1990 – The day that signaled the end of the Paris Summit on European Security. With French President Francois Mitterrand signing the unanimously adopted document, the three-day Summit came to a historic close. The...