1970’s

Jimmy Carter - 1979 0

March 22, 1979 – Selling Universal Health Care – Selling Middle-East Peace – Weathering Denunciations.

March 22, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1979 – On this day, HEW Secretary Joseph Califano would be making a speech later in New York and was expected to unveil President Carter’s long awaited position on National Health Insurance. According to...

Lorin Maazel 3

Cleveland Orchestra With Lorin Maazel – Opening Of 1976-1977 Season – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Cleveland Orchestra – Lorin Maazel, Conductor – Opening 1976-1977 Season – Sept. 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lorin Maazel leads the Cleveland Orchestra in this opening concert of the 1976-1977 season with music by Richard Strauss and Bela Bartok. It was recorded in September of 1976 and features...

President Ford - News Conf. 0

March 17, 1975 – President Ford Holds A News Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

President Ford – News Conference at Notre Dame University – March 17, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Less than eight months into his presidency, with the nation still healing from the wounds of Watergate, President Ford made a St. Patrick’s Day visit to the University of Notre Dame....

Salvador Allende 0

A Conversation With Salvador Allende – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR Special Program – Conversation With Salvador Allende – June 18, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since South America has come under scrutiny of late, more specifically Venezuela with the civil unrest currently going, I was reminded of another closely watched South American country, undergoing a series of...

Embassy personnel leaving Cambodia 0

March 11, 1975 – Uneasy In Cambodia – Capitol Hill: Too Little Too Late – Detroit: Good News For A Change

March 11, 1975 – NBC Nightly News (audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 11, 1975. An uneasy day in Cambodia – a dramatic and sweeping shakeup in the government of Lon Nol which many believed was a move to get talks started with the Khmer Rouge. The shakeup...

Welcome to 1978 4

It’s 1978 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re Perplexed – But BMR Knows The Score – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KMET – B. Mitchel Reed – January 2, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s January 2nd and it’s 1978 – New Year’s Happened and you had a blast. You went to every party you knew about and some you didn’t know about, but crashed anyway. You were on...

Carter and Sadat 0

March 7, 1979 – Carter’s Momentous Journey – ” A Splendid Victory Over China” – North And South Korea Negotiations: Going Nowhere –

March 7, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1979 – A momentous day in the Middle-East peace process. President Carter, determined to renew the Middle-East peace efforts was flying to Egypt to meet one-on-one with Sadat in Cairo, before heading off the...

President Ford - Press Conference 0

March 6,1975 – The Situation In Cambodia – Pres. Ford’s Press Conference –

March 6, 1975 – President Ford’s Press Conference – The Situation In Cambodia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 6, 1975 – As the situation in Cambodia grew dimmer and as Vietnam was getting ready to capitulate, President Ford held his 10th Press Conference since taking office – he...

Dr. Daniel Ellsterg - The Pentagon Papers 0

The Pentagon Papers And The Public’s Right To Know – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Pentagon Papers And The Public’s Right To Know – NBC Radio Special – June 30, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Pentagon Papers – one of the biggest scandals of the 1970s. A scandal which many think had some hand in ending the Vietnam War, certainly changing...