White Collar Crime

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

– The Peoples Voice with Clifford E. Clinton – KEHE, Los Angeles – March 11-April 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Angeles has had no shortage of colorful and controversial figures throughout its history; more than its fair share of famous and infamous characters who became embedded...

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 5:00 pm News – April 20, 2010 – CBS News Only 5 years ago, but this April 20th was loaded with awe and wonder in 2010. The devastating Volcano which erupted...

Daze In Court – February 17, 1995

Daze In Court – February 17, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World New Roundup – February 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Twenty years ago, February 17th was all about courts and trials and lawsuits. Starting with the infamous “Trial of The Century” – the OJ...

Mad Dash To The Finish Line – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 31, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Down to the wire – the last full week of campaigning before America went to the polls, this week ending October 31st, in 1976. President Ford and...

I Am Woman – I Am Packing Heat – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click  on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – Modern Women, Modern Crime – November 11, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Women’s Movement gained momentum in the 1970s, so too did the sudden interest in the uptick of crimes committed by Women...

Detroit – City Of The Future In 1949 – October 7, 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Report On America – Detroit – October 7, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a kid growing up in Detroit in the 1950s, I wasn’t really aware of how much Detroit was different than other cities. It was...

FDR Has A Few Words About Government – September 30, 1934

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of...

And Your Bird Can Sing: The Valachi Hearings – The Profumo Scandal – September 25, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News On The Hour – Report on The Valachi Crime Hearings – NBC Radio – Sept. 25, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy month for scandals, revelations and upheavals. September in 1963 was no different, it seems. On this day...

The Zuzu’s And Wam-wam’s In John Dean’s Future – September 3, 1974

Click here for Audio Player – News for September 3, 1974 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) News on this September 3rd in 1974 was still about Watergate and the fallout associated with President Nixon‘s resignation. On this day it was about former Watergate figure John Dean, sentenced to prison for...