Tagged: D.C.

Nikita Khruschev - 1959

A Khrushchev Press Conference – September 27, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Nikita Khrushchev Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington D.C.– September 27, 1959. After a whirlwind tour of the U.S., which included a refusal by Walt Disney to let Khrushchev visit Disneyland, the Soviet Premier gave his final press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. before...

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin – On Speaking Freely – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bayard Rustin is a name synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s, but also was an Anti-War activist, campaigner for Gay Rights and economic stability within the Black community. As...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

– President Jimmy Carter – Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the recent news regarding the health of former President Carter, I thought it would appropriate to start running some of his past addresses and speeches, as a reminder of the man who...

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 2, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As war swept over the world, and battles raged from the South Pacific to the outskirts of Moscow, news was pessimistic but...