Tagged: NBC Nightly News

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights

February 1, 1946 – NBC World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1946 – starting a new month with the old problems of strikes, strife and accusations – and a glimpse of air-travel in the not-too-distant future. Starting with news from Washington that President Truman was...

Popping The Trial Balloon – October 13, 1975

Popping The Trial Balloon – October 13, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 13, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The big news for this October 13th in 1975 was the ongoing story of New York City’s economic turmoil. A city on the edge of bankruptcy, President Ford was adamant about not offering a bailout to...

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

  – NBC Nightly News – October 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ordinarily, another somber day on Capitol Hill, this October 9, 1974 – had it not been for the bizarre behavior of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Wilbur Mills and a few G-String notables who...

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – October 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October was shaping up to being a confused, violent and ultimately sad month in 1970. With word that Israeli-Egyptian talks could resume for another 90 days was met with suspicion by the U.S., amid reports that...

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – Huntley-Brinkley – July 13, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Rumors of peace-feelers, this July 13th in 1970. Soviet deputy Foreign Minister Nikolai Feryubin meeting with India’s Indira Gandhi over the possibilities of a Peace Conference over the war in Vietnam. Feryubin had just finished...

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC News – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With protests against U.S. involvement in Cambodia still fresh, and continuing, the situation in Cambodia on this May 18th, 1970 was unfolding. North Vietnamese and Vietcong...

Looking At The Future From 1966’s Eyes – The Year 2000 – March 6, 1966

Looking At The Future From 1966’s Eyes – The Year 2000 – March 6, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday: The Year 2000 w/ Chet Huntley – March 6, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Predictions about the future always seem to fall into two categories: Really-really good and Really-really awful. Looking...

Invasion Of Java – The Battle Of Los Angeles – March 4,1942

Invasion Of Java – The Battle Of Los Angeles – March 4,1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – March 4, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this March 4th in 1942, the war was a little under 90 days old for the U.S. and already nerves were running high....

Beirut Requiem – October 28, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – October 28, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day of stress and wonderment, this October 28th in 1975. Beginning with news of the intensified fighting between rebel militias and the Lebanese government in Beirut. Turning, over...

Much Ado About Spiro – September 26, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – September 26, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection September 26th in 1973 had a lot to do with the goings on in Washington; specifically, the goings on with the vice-President. While the Watergate hearings were pressing along,...