Tagged: Jimmy Carter

Elvis Mourners - August 17, 1977

August 17, 1977 DAE (Day After Elvis) – Mourners Descend On Graceland

August 17, 1977 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 17, 1977 – It was the day after the death of Elvis Presley. A wave of nostalgia hit the country as fans by the thousands gathered outside his Graceland home in Memphis to...

Jimmy Carter

April 11, 1978 – Creeping Inflation – Sluggish Economy

April 11, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 11, 1978 – A day where the economy took center stage. Later on this day, President Carter was scheduled to deliver an address to the American Society of Newspaper Editors on the state of the...

Nelson Rockefeller - why is this man smiling?

January 26, 1979 – Nelson Rockefeller: Dead At 70

January 26, 1979 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 26, 1979 – The big news of the day came towards the end of the day. Bulletins hit the airwaves that former four-time New York Governor and vice-President Nelson Rockefeller had died suddenly of a massive...