Tagged: Donald Trump

The issue - the dilemma

Arnold Toynbee And Reinhold Niebuhr: “What Beliefs Sustain The Free World?”

CBS Radio – The Great Challenge – What Beliefs Sustain the Free World? – May 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 1950s were drawing to a close, issues of who we were as people were starting to surface. We were, in America, financially well-off, we were...

Henri Merckel

Henri Merckel With Pierre-Michel Le Conte And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Rivier – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Rivier – Violin Concerto – Henri Merckel, violin – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel Le Conte – ORTF Studio recording, circa 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Belgian violinist Henri Merckel accompanied by Pierre-Michel LeConte and the ORTF Orchestra in this broadcast studio performance of the violin...

Africa - Independence on the move

G. Mennen Williams Goes To Africa – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  G. Mennen Williams – Meet The Press – Discussion on Africa – March 28, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Assistant Secretary Of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams returned from a month-long tour of sixteen African nations, he returned with a suitcase full of mixed messages....

President Roosevelt

November 15, 1939 – President Roosevelt Lays The Cornerstone At The Jefferson Memorial – Past Daily Reference Room

President Franklin Roosevelt – Laying the Cornerstone for the Jefferson Memorial – Nov. 15,1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1939 – On this day, President Roosevelt took part in the ceremonies laying the cornerstone for the Jefferson Memorial. A project which had been in planning stages since...

Bernstein and Woodward

A Few Words From Woodward And Bernstein – 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward – interview from NPR’s Options – April 23, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As our current state of affairs unfold like the convoluted and sinister plot in a straight-to-video b-movie, the historic importance of our present moments offer a reminder of another time,...