Tagged: Bill Clinton

Chicago 1968

The Whole World Is Watching: The Status Of News Gathering In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Whole World Is Watching – December 22, 1968 – NET Broadcast – Part 1 The Whole World Is Watching – December 22, 1968 – NET Broadcast – Part 2 As election years go, 2016 may go down as one of the most horrific in our history. However, the same...

1980 Democratic Convention

August 12, 1980 – The Search For Party Unity – Ted Kennedy Addresses The Convention

August 12, 1980 – Amid harrowing moments, threatened floor-fights and calls for an open convention, Ted Kennedy finally released his delegates to support Jimmy Carter and the slow road of party unity began. But in one last move, a move which upstaged Carter’s triumphant moment, Senator Ted Kennedy delivered a...

GOP and the Healthcare Debate

August 9, 1994 – The Great Healthcare Debate Of 1994

August 9, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this August 9, 1994, the subject was Healthcare and the debate was in The Senate. The Healthcare measure, proposed by President Clinton was heading to debate and a much-promised filibuster by GOP members. Healthcare had...

June 13, 1979 – Sanctions, SALT and Somoza

June 13, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 13, 1979 – a busy day in the world, a busier one if you were President. On this day President Carter suffered another Foreign Policy setback regarding the situation in Zimbabwe/Rhodesia. The Senate voted to...

Chinese refugees leaving Vietnam

May 27, 1978 – Looking For A Way – Looking For A Way Out

May 27, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 27, 1978 was a day full of caution. Cautious optimism, cautious crossing of t’s and dotting of i’s, cautious anticipation of some kind of peace – whether it was East-West or Africa or Vietnam. A...

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...

Bobby Sands

April 25, 1981 – The View From Maze

April 25, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + 8:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this April 25th in 1981, the news was coming from Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, where Bobby Sands, a member of the Irish Provisional Army, whose imprisonment and Hunger Strike,...

March 14, 2000

March 14, 2000 – Locking Up The Nomination And Date-Rape In A Box

March 14, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 14, 2000 – Election 2000 – only three months into it and already Al Gore secured enough delegates to put him over the top. Only a week after Super Tuesday, the batch of...

March 9, 1991

March 9, 1991 – Aftermath Of The Hundred-Hour War

  March 9, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 1991 – Desert Storm was over. The Hundred-hour war was now history. Troops were starting to come home. And hints and revelations it could have gone worse were starting to surface. Before leaving...

March 2, 1995 – Going Rogue

March 2, 1995 – NPR: All Things Considered – March 2, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 2, 1995 – An interesting, prophetic, eye-rolling day in history. Beginning first with the seemingly endless series of skirmishes in Congress over budget cuts, partisan wrangling, finger pointing and exasperation. The...