Tagged: ABC News

Pete Wilson - election 1990

November 7, 1990 – Election Day, Come And Gone In 1990

November 7, 1990 – Post-Election News – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1990 – it was the morning after the election and a dismal 35% turnout in what was described as the lowest for anoff-year election in history. Not much had changed, although...

Mayor-elect Tom Bradley 1973

Mayor-Elect Tom Bradley Talks About Los Angeles – June 3, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Mayor-Elect Tom Bradley – Interviewed on ABC News Issues and Answers – June 3, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was initially thought to be a close race wound up being a landslide victory for Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’ first Black Mayor and only the second Black...

Protest at Vieques

May 4, 2000 – Welcome To Vieques, Now Go Home.

May 4, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May4, 2000 – The day started with news that Federal Agents had raided the Puerto Rican island of Vieques and were in the process of removing protestors who had taken over the Navy Bombing range, effectively...

March 28, 1976 - George Wallace on Meet The press

March 28, 1976 – A Word From George Wallace

March 28, 1976 – George Wallace On Meet The Press – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28, 1976 – It was a Sunday and it was an election year. And on this day in 1976 it was an interview on Meet The Press with Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace....

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater And The Plan For 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Barry Goldwater – Meet The Press – August 5, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Barry Goldwater; part of a new and vocal breed of the Conservative wing of the Republican Party in 1962. Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater represented what was described as the extreme element of the GOP....

February 12, 1976 – Another Day, Another Leak

February 12, 1976 – Another Day, Another Leak

February 12, 1976 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 1976 and another day where secret documents found their way into mass circulation. This time, it was the findings by the Pike Committee on Capitol Hill, investigating the CIA. The documents revealing...

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – Sweater Weather At The White House

February 5, 1977 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 1977 – The week was full of new about the Energy Crisis that wasn’t going to go away. America was asked to curb excess, starting with turning down thermostats, while Buffalo...

January 25,1976 – Gloomy, Gloomier, Supersonic

January 25,1976 – Gloomy, Gloomier, Supersonic

January 25, 1976 -The World This Week – CBS Radio – January 25, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1976 – and the end of another week of wild contrasts. The week began with a gloomy assessment of the nation’s economy, as delivered by President Ford during...

The Pretenders – Live At Montreux 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Pretenders – Live At Montreux 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– The Pretenders – In Concert From Montreux 1987 – RTS-Swiss Radio July 7, 1987 – Keeping up the festive weekend with a concert by The Pretenders from Montreux in 1987. In the middle of the then-controversial Get Close Tour, this version of the Pretenders featured a different lineup than...

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

– News Of The World – October 28, 1941 – Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 28th in 1941 had much to do with reaction to President Roosevelt’s speech during Navy Day celebrations the previous day. With the phrases “Damn the Torpedoes” and “the...