Monthly Archive: March 2017

James McCord - Watergate defendant accused of bugging. 0

James McCord Talks About Wiretapping And Watergate – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

James McCord on Face The Nation – June 3, 1973 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James McCord, one of the many figures involved in the Watergate break-in and subsequent coverup. A former CIA agent, who also worked for the FBI, he was an electronics expert and...

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March 30, 1954 – A Dien Bien Phu Frame Of Mind

March 30, 1954 – Frank Hemingway News and Comment – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1954. Word from French Indochina (Vietnam) that a desperate battle was taking place at Dien Bien Phu, a strategic French military base which had come under full-scale assault by Vietminh...

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March 30, 1979 – Suddenly Three Mile Island

March 30, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1979 – news from Pennsylvania around the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant was drawing concern. First reported as a minor incident-quickly taken-care-of, to complications to worry. In retrospect, things were quickly spiraling out...

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Nelson Goerner Plays Music Of Bach, Beethoven And Debussy – In Recital – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Nelson Goerner – in recital – Concert given on November 13, 2016 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris – France Musique – Over to Paris again this week for a recital by Argentinian pianist Nelson Goerner in a program of music of Bach, Beethoven and an encore by Debussy....

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March 29, 1975 – Ford Talks Tax Cuts

March 29,1975 – President Ford Signs the Tax Cut Bill – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Congressmen of both parties praised President Ford this day for singing the $24.8 billion tax cut, despite his reservations. Saying the President had done the right thing and that he...