Capitol Hill

Cambodian refugees

April 24, 1979 Heading Home, If You Can Call It Home – Cambodia. SALT II Meets SS-21.Windfall Profits Vs Oil.

April 24, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 24, 1979 – A day with a lot on its plate. Beginning with revelations that the Russians were deploying a new missile in East Germany. The White House expressed concern about that development and...

Valerie Plame

Pulling Covers – Exposing Secrets – The Valerie Plame Affair – 2007 – Past Daily Reference Room

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee – Valerie Plame Testimony – March 16, 2007 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With all the news in recent days over the pardon of former vice-president Dick Cheney’s Chief of Staff, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby and his alleged campaign of “outing” former CIA...

Harry Truman - 1952

March 29, 1952 – President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner – Presidents Being Presidential

President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Address – March 29, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Truman addressing fellow Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on March 29, 1952. Harry S. Truman had the unenviable task of filling the shoes of Franklin Roosevelt when, as vice-President, he was thrust...

Democracy And The Constitution in 1936

March 31, 1936 – Democracy And The Constitution In An Era Of Unrest – Past Daily Reference Room

William Hard: Essay on the Constitution – You And Your Government radio series – March 31, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Democracy and the Constitution – periodically, during our nation’s history, the very basis of our democracy and the principles of the Constitution have come under fire and...