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Mike Dukakis

October 26, 1988 – Two Weeks To Know If It’s Bush Or Dukakis

October 26, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1988 – Two weeks until Election Day. Only this particular October 26th the election was between Michael Dukakis and George H.W. Bush. News from the polls were not good for Dukakis. He was reported...

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges

January 12, 1982 – New Day – Old Poland – Frozen Oranges

  January 12, 1982 – CBS Radio News on The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1982 – The situation in Poland was escalating into a war of words, with the Reagan administration threatening more sanctions against the Soviet Union and Poland. So far, only economic sanctions...

The Haywire Factor – September 23, 2000

The Haywire Factor – September 23, 2000

  – CBS Weekend Roundup – Hourly News – September 23, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In retrospect, this was a strange week – the one which ended this September 23rd in 2000. Should have known – didn’t at the time. Got sucked right into the madness, mayhem,...

Politics And Education – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

Politics And Education – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The People Act – July 1, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ever since the end of World War 2, the growth in population of the U.S. was steadily increasing, at a daily rate. What wasn’t...

Puzzled In Pyongyang – November 17, 1986

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 17, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of those baffling days in history where the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. On November 17, 1986 the...

School Integration – October 17, 1957 – The Students At Central High – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Little Rock – Integration – Oct. 17, 1957 Fifty-Five years ago, starting in September, the controversy and the battle began over Integration in public schools. Nowhere was it more contentious than in the South, where Federal troops were sent in to insure...