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Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC – Listen To Washington – The Subversive Activities Control Board – Sept. 21, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – At the height of the Red Scare in the 1950s, a little-known/barely publicized organization started up in Washington. The Subversive Activities Control Board was headed up by former...

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

. . . .click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 60 years ago, a Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot...

Invasion Of Crete – May 22, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – May 22, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 22nd in 1941, which was the 627th day of War, was about the continuing expansion of the War in...

Getting An Education In The South – May 6, 1956

Getting An Education In The South – May 6, 1956

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – Trouble In The South – May 6, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1954, the landmark Brown v. Board Of Education paved the way for school desegregation in the U.S. – compliance was...