Tagged: Cuban Missile Crisis

Andrei Gromyko

An Andrei Gromyko Press Conference – October 13, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

United Nations Press Conference – Andrei Gromyko – October 13, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although it was bubbling just under the surface, the soon to be the near-catastrophic Cuban Missile Crisis wasn’t on the front page of newspapers or the lead-story on newscasts on this day. It...

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater And The Plan For 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Barry Goldwater – Meet The Press – August 5, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Barry Goldwater; part of a new and vocal breed of the Conservative wing of the Republican Party in 1962. Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater represented what was described as the extreme element of the GOP....

Closing Day – Moscow Olympics – August 3, 1980

Closing Day – Moscow Olympics – August 3, 1980

– News from Radio Moscow – August 3, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thirty-five years ago today, the Olympic games in Moscow came to an end. Since the U.S. and 65 other countries were boycotting the games, as a reaction to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, it turned...

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000

Emotions On Overdrive – April 21, 2000

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this April 21st in 2000 it was not only Good Friday it was also a day of protests and emotions in Miami....

Happy Birthday Adlai Stevenson – Feb. 5, 1900 – Past Daily Reference Room

Happy Birthday Adlai Stevenson – Feb. 5, 1900 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Launching Presidential Candidacy – February 4, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Adlai Stevenson is a name most people these days are completely unfamiliar with. But if you are of a certain age, and...

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on The Hour + Eisenhower visits India – Dec. 11, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Arriving in India as part of his whirlwind tour of 11 countries in 11 days, President Eisenhower landed in...

‘A Shaft Of Light Cut Into The Darkness’ – President Kennedy – Address On Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President John F. Kennedy Address to Nation on Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the world slowly recovered from the dangerous closeness of an all-out Nuclear War, as a result of the Cuban Missile...

‘Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?’ – An Erich Fromme Lecture – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Erich Fromme Lecture – “Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?” – September 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Psychologist, Sociologist and Philosopher Erich Fromme delivered this lecture in 1971, we were still in the midst of a Cold War....

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965

‘Just Like Dodge City’ – Santo Domingo – May 12, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – The Johnson Doctrine – Dominican Republic – May 12, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this day, at least in the U.S., centered around a new Latin-American hotspot; The Dominican Republic. In the midst of political...

Taking Turns In The Barrel – November 26, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 9:00 am News with Richard C. Hottelet – November 26, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran spiraled quickly out of control, this November 26th in 1979, the mad scramble...