Vietnam War

McGovern - Eagleton

July 25,1972 – A Candidate Under Scrutiny – Eagleton Discloses Issues

July 25, 1972 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 25, 1972 – Only days after the Democratic Convention celebration in Atlanta, questions rose to the surface about George McGovern’s choice as running mate, Thomas Eagleton. Reports surfaced that Eagleton had been hospitalized three times...

Life on Earth the day they walked on the Moon.

July 20, 1969 – Life On Earth The Day They Walked On The Moon – Past Daily Reference Room.

July 20, 1969 – News Of The Day from KNX-FM, Los Angeles – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 20, 1969 – the day they walked on the moon. The day everyone who was around at the time remembers where they were, what they were doing and...

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  Daniel Ellsberg – Interview from The Today Show – July 2, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Daniel Ellsberg – a name which rang bells long before Assange, Manning and Snowdon, a name associated with helping bring the Vietnam war perhaps a little closer to an end, but...

Vietnam - March 1975

March 20, 1975 – Writing On The Wall In Vietnam

March 20, 1975 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 20, 1975 – The subject was Vietnam on this day – not of American involvement or casualty numbers, but reports that the North Vietnamese army was on a steady, relentless advance South, and that South Vietnamese...

Burned out Isla Vista Bank Of America - Feb. 1970.

An Isla Vista State Of Mind – Anti-War Protests – February 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Isla Vista Demonstrations and riot UCSB campus – William Malloch/KPFK – Feb. 24-26, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 47 years ago, Protests against the Vietnam War were at a fevered-pitch – college campuses all over the country were hotbeds. And 1970 was just getting started. The situation in...

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...