Tagged: President of the United States

Chief Justice Warren Burger 0

View From The Burger Court – An Interview With Chief Justice Warren Burger 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Chief Justice Warren Burger – ABC News Interview – July 5, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was considered unprecedented at the time; a one-on-one interview with a sitting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, ABC News scored a journalistic coup and did the first interview with...

Carter Concession - 1980

November 9, 1980 – The End Of The Week That Was. Carter Concedes.

November 9, 1980 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 9, 1980 – the end of a tumultuous week in politics. The Reagan landslide. The election which was called before the polls closed on the West Coast, where Jimmy Carter called Ronald...

U.S. Sailors on leave - October 1941

October 17, 1941 – Steps Closer To War

October 17, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – News Here and Abroad – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 17, 1941 – With war slowly becoming a real possibility, a two-ocean crisis was developing and changes in the Japanese government made war more of an eventuality than ever. German submarines...

Election 1956

Election 1956 – Shuffling The Cards, Reading The Leaves – Past Daily Reference Room

Election 1956. Late in 1955, when speculation was rife over whether or not President Eisenhower would run for a second term, pundits and commentators fell over themselves predicting a possible outcome – everyone agreed, it would be an Eisenhower victory. But the question was, as of September 9, 1955, would...

Steve Hillage with The Orb

The Orb Featuring Steve Hillage – Live In Brixton 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Orb featuring Steve Hillage Рlive at The Fridge, Brixton Р1991 РBBC Radio 1 Space merchants The Orb tonight, featuring former Gong founding member and all-around leading light of the Canterbury scene, Steve Hillage as guest in what promises to be a 25 minute sonic adventure, and it...

April 8, 1951

April 8, 1951 – Power Struggle

April 8, 1951 – CBS Radio – Howard K. Smith News and Commentary – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 8, 1951 – 65 years ago we were knee-deep in a war in Korea and we were knee-deep in East-West tensions. Power plays and shows of strength. And how was...

January 20, 1989 – New Face In The White House

January 20, 1989 – New Face In The White House

January 20, 1989 – CBS Radio News on the Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 20, 1989 – inauguration day, and the swearing in of the 41st President. Former vice-President George H.W. Bush was poised to take over the Oval Office, the one being vacated this day by...