Tagged: Capitol Hill

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World: Comic Books – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 50s galloped on, and as the Cold War brought with it a certain fear, paranoia and fatalist look at...

1994 Redux – The 1994 Mid-Term Morning After – Past Daily Reference Room

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – PRI/NPR- Coverage of Post-Midterm election – November 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 20 years ago, almost to the day, much of America woke up to the reality that the Mid-Term elections were over and the Republican Party...

‘What Have You Done For Me Lately?’ – The 1954 Mid-Term Elections – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC Radio News – Barometer 1954: The Congressional Elections – Oct. 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that voting, even in the acknowledged “off-year” election season is important, here is a documentary, one of a series NBC Radio News...

Drama On Capitol Hill – Grumbling In Berlin – November 3, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 3, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For all intents and purposes, the start of a historic week, this November 3rd in 1989. Starting with the showdown on Capitol Hill over the budget and a...

The Wrong Runway – October 31, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – October 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting off the day with a tragedy, this October 31st in 1979. Beginning with news of a Western Airlines DC-10 from Los...

The Patient On Floor 17 – October 23, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 23, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 23rd in 1979 was a harbinger of things to come. On this day, The Shah of Iran arrived in New York from Mexico, for...

Snap Decisions – Abrupt Departures – October 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day full of changes and crackdowns, this October 22nd in 1979. Starting off the news of the abrupt resignation and departure of Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan...

What About Watt – October 16, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News + World News This Week – October 16, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Further evidence Capitol Hill has always been capable of leaving the nation breathless. This October 16th in 1983 saw the long hoped-for resignation of...

Meet No. 2 – Nixon Appoints Ford – October 12, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Special Report – Nixon Chooses Ford as VP – October 12, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Just as America was reeling from the shock of vice-President Spiro Agnew‘s resignation amid a flurry of accusations of improprieties, President Nixon announced the...

Knocking On Moscow’s Door – October 13, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – October 13, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 13th in 1941 looked grim, ominous and more and more like America would land in the middle of it almost any day. Reports...