Tagged: CIA

Senate Watergate Hearings

This Day In Watergate – August 2, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 2, 1973 – CBS Radio – Senate Watergate Hearings, recap of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Senate Watergate Hearings dragged on throughout the entire Summer of 1973, the testimony was illuminating, frustrating and and mystifying, as witness after witness was sworn in to give...

Investigating The CIA – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – National Town Meeting – Investigating The CIA – December 5, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seems National Security, Surveillance, The CIA and overdoing it have been matters of concern for a long time. In the 1970s there was...

Turning Up The Heat – Cranking Up The Rhetoric – October 7, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for October 7, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With four weeks to the day until the 1980 Presidential Election would be over, all eyes were on the ramped up rhetoric and endless campaigning between...

J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday: J.Edgar Hoover’s FBI – May, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Long before the days of Internet spying, domestic surveillance and government intrusion on privacy, we had J.Edgar Hoover. Hoover was the man behind the Federal...

August Is Overthrow Season – August 19, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS – The World Tonight + reports via KNX-AM – August 19, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not to make light of a situation that often involves dramatic upheaval and a large amount of killing, but August just seems to...

A Week Of Rising Expectations – August 16, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Washington Week – August 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The new overused word on Capitol Hill, this August week in 1975 was Shuttle Diplomacy. And the Man of The Hour for mileage spent hurtling back...

Getting To Know Everything About You – Domestic Spying In America – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: First Tuesday: Domestic Spying – How Much Do They Know About You? – Dec. 1, 1970 It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to many that our preoccupation with Domestic spying has been with us for a very long time. In 1970...

The Poppycock Defense – July 22, 1973

Click on the link here for audio player – The World This Week – Week Ending July 21, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And forty years ago this day we were reeling over the disclosure that the Nixon White House was actively taping all conversations held in the Oval...

Our Civil Liberties – Are They In Danger? 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio: Our Civil Liberties – Are They In Danger? America United Program – 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The question of our Civil Liberties has been a topic of discussion and speculation going on for decades. However, at no other time has it...

Do We Need A New Foreign Policy? 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum Of The Air – July 9, 1950 – Do We Need A New Foreign Policy? – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The endless debate on U.S. Foreign Policy, the political wrangling and the blind-sidedness – it would seem to be our...