Tagged: Presidents

America Held Hostage – November 6, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsbreak + CBS Radio Hourly News – November 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Iran underwent sweeping changes, starting in late 1978 and culminating in the exile (under the pretense of tests for...

1994 Redux – The 1994 Mid-Term Morning After – Past Daily Reference Room

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – PRI/NPR- Coverage of Post-Midterm election – November 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 20 years ago, almost to the day, much of America woke up to the reality that the Mid-Term elections were over and the Republican Party...

The Wrong Runway – October 31, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – October 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting off the day with a tragedy, this October 31st in 1979. Beginning with news of a Western Airlines DC-10 from Los...

About AWACS and Home Plate – October 29, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 29, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 29, 1981 – a day where Baseball and Politics had more than a few things in common. After much 11th hour arm-twisting, President Reagan managed to get...

Snap Decisions – Abrupt Departures – October 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day full of changes and crackdowns, this October 22nd in 1979. Starting off the news of the abrupt resignation and departure of Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan...

3rd Party Candidates – 1956 – Eric Hass – The Socialist Labor Party – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Address by Eric Hass, Socialist Labor Party – October 19,1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There was a time our political system was awash with parties. Up until 1954, The Communist Party was represented in the polling booth until an act...

‘I Shall Return’ – October 20, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – October 20, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 70 years ago, a promise made by General MacArthur as he was leaving the besieged islands of The Philippines that he would return, became fact....

‘A Regimentation Of Other Peoples Money – A Regimentation Of Other Peoples Lives’ – FDR – October 14, 1936

Click on the link here for Audio Player – FDR Campaign Address in Chicago – October 14, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the Presidential Campaign of 1936 in its last weeks and at fevered pitch, President Roosevelt embarked on a coast-to-coast tour to bring his message home. In...

‘Some Of My Best Friends Are Negroes’ – July 21, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – July 21, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 21st came on a Sunday in 1963, and so it was a day devoted to events leading up to the end of a tumultuous week...

JFK Hosts An Impromptu News Conference – June 8, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Kennedy Address to UPI Editors Luncheon – June 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what started off as a short address to the Editors and Publishers of UPI, who were holding their annual luncheon in Washington D.C. quickly...