Tagged: Congress

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...

3rd Party Candidates – 1956 – Eric Hass – The Socialist Labor Party – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Address by Eric Hass, Socialist Labor Party – October 19,1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There was a time our political system was awash with parties. Up until 1954, The Communist Party was represented in the polling booth until an act...

Decisions, Decisions – October 8, 1977

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 8, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day loaded with negotiations, decisions and protest, this October 8th in 1977. Beginning with the UN and the question of Middle-East Peace talks, or attempt at Peace...

A-Campaigning We Will Go – October 3, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio World News This Week – October 3, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to say “business as usual” this first week in October, 1976. The Presidential Campaign was officially a month-old and despite widespread yawns from both sides...

Defusing The Flap – Inciting The Hype – September 17, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 17, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And while tensions in the Middle-East were easing somewhat, via more shuttle Diplomacy from Secretary of State James Baker and meetings with Israel’s Itzhak Shamir – a tenuous...

Much To Do About Andrew (Young) – August 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + The World Tonight – August 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy and controversial day – no less controversial than the abrupt resignation from UN Ambassadorship of Andrew Young, who announced his leaving in...

The Long, Hot Summer Continues – July 29, 1967

    Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Around The World – July 29, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As The Summer of 1967 rolled on; Summer of Love for some, Summer of Discontent for many, the world seemed wrapped up in one form...

Congress Pulls An All-Nighter – July 25, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sam Hayes and The News – July 25, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A mixed bag of news, this July 25th in 1947. Congress pulled an all-nighter in a futile attempt to investigate Attorney General Thomas Clark over his proposed...

‘Some Of My Best Friends Are Negroes’ – July 21, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – July 21, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 21st came on a Sunday in 1963, and so it was a day devoted to events leading up to the end of a tumultuous week...

Losing Entire Generations Of People – June 27, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – June 27, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 27th, fourteen years ago was somber and pessimistic on a number of levels. The Global AIDS crisis had gone from bad to...