Cold War

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...

President Eisenhower 0

President Eisenhower Addresses The American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower: Address to American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower took this opportunity, by way of addressing The American Society Of Newspaper Editors, to announce his proposal to reorganize The Pentagon, describing it as a “blueprint for safety and...

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...

Gemini 8 - Astronaut David Scott 0

March 26, 1966 – Trouble On Gemini 8 – Trouble In Vietnam – Trouble In Thailand

March 26, 1966 – ABC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 26, 1966 – A day loaded with trouble – The flight of Gemini 8 was hampered by what was later discovered to be a short circuit in the Number 8 Thruster of the spacecraft. Astronauts Neil...

Communism in Europe 0

March 13, 1948 – Europe’s Communism Dilemma – The Senate Goes Back To Work On European Aid – Elections In Argentina

March 13, 1948 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 13, 1948 – While the Senate was getting back to work on a European Aid package, signs that Communist influence was spreading throughout Europe was becoming more and more apparent and was even making...

American Aid - feeding Greece 0

Cold War And Dollar Diplomacy – 1947 – U.S. Aid To Greece And Turkey – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio Special Program – U.S. Congressional Hearings on Aid to Greece And Turkey – March 28, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As post-World War 2 went into the era of the Cold War, a new phrase entered our vocabulary; Dollar Diplomacy. On March 12, 1947, President Truman...

Barry Goldwater - 1964 0

The Barry Goldwater Movement In The GOP – Denison Kitchel On Meet The Press – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Denison Kitchel – Meet The Press – June 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1964 and the campaign for the Presidency. In this episode of NBC’s Meet The Press – campaign manager for Barry Goldwater, Denison Kitchel is interviewed by the panel. The big question was regarding this...

New Years in breakaway Republics 0

December 31, 1991 – New Years Eve: 1991 – Looking At The Old Year – Cringing At The New One.

December 31, 1991 – NPR: All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 31, 1991 – New Years Eve on a year that saw change, upheaval and unrest. And tucked in there was a modicum of optimism, but if you blinked, you might have missed it. The big...