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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...

Adlai Stevenson - Addresses Florida DNC - March 6, 1954

March 6, 1954 – Adlai Stevenson: “We Are Witnessing The Bitter Harvest From The Seeds Of Slander, Defamation And Disunion, Planted In The Soil Of Our Democracy”

Adlai Stevenson – Address To Florida Democratic National Committee Dinner – March 6, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It seems ironic in some ways and prophetic in others to listen to this address from Former Illinois Governor and two-time Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson, on this day in 1954....

Berlin 1959

Paul-Henri Spaak – Father Of The EU – Talks About Berlin And Moscow – 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room –

Paul-Henri Spaak – Meet The Press – April 5, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berlin in the middle of the Cold War. It was often said, during these uncertain times, that if World War 3 was to break out, Berlin would be ground zero. A city divided since...

Congo 1961

February 15, 1961 – Crisis In The Congo – UN Security Council

February 15, 1961 – UN Security Council Emergency Session – Situation in The Congo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 15, 1961. It was becoming a familiar sight – the Independence movement taking place all across Africa in the 1960s was gaining momentum as well as bloodshed. One of...

Indira Gandhi - Clark Clifford

January 31, 1980 – “A Move On The Gulf Means War” – Jitters And Puffery

January 31, 1980 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 31, 1980 – A day of diplomacy, arm-twisting, posturing, proclaiming and finger-pointing. Jimmy Carter’s Special Envoy, Clark Clifford paid a visit to India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to assure here the weapons the...