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Army-McCarthy Hearings 0

April 26, 1954 – Day In The Life Of The Army-McCarthy Hearings: Brass Tacks And Ugly Words.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Recap of Army-McCarthy Hearings for April 26, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Sixty-five years ago this month, the endless, far-reaching and career-destroying Army-McCarthy Hearings took place. So popular were these hearings, they were televised live, recapped in...

Cambodia-Vietnam War 1979 0

April 23, 1979 – Windfall Profits Tax – Mea Culpas Over 3-Mile Island – The View From Cambodia

April 23, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 23, 1979 – With Capitol Hill out of recess and lawmakers heading back from Easter recess, there was lot on the table to haggle over. President Carter also came back this day from Georgia, where...

Kenneth Starr 0

The Starr Report: “We Left In The Salacious Parts Because The Public Has A Right To Know” – Past Daily Reference Room

The Starr Report – Commentary and review – November 19, 1998 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Starr Report – in case you missed it the first time around, a cliff-notes version via Wikipedia: Originally dealing with the failed land deal years earlier known as...

McVeigh Execution site. 0

April 17, 2001 – The White House Goes Green – Leaking Pipes – How Much Would You Pay To See Timothy McVeigh’s Hot-Shot?

April 17, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 17, 2001 – Busy news day – The Bush White House suddenly turned Green, letting stand a Clinton-era rule on Lead. The White House announcement drew criticism from the industrial sector, who were now obligated...

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The GOP And Vietnam’s Point Of No Return – Senator Peter Dominick – Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator Peter H. Dominick – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – April 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1967 – The war in Vietnam was grinding on – almost three years since the infamous Gulf of Tonkin, but a year before the 1968 elections. Turning point...

Hollywood: A state of mind 0

March 30, 1951 – The Week That Was – A Hollywood State Of Mind.

March 30, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now with Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1951 – What this week sounded like in 1951, and a look at Hollywood at a crossroads. A week loaded with drama – from hearings on Organized Crime to...