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July 2, 2004 – The Death Of Marlon Brando – A Positive Spin On Disappointing Job Numbers – 40 Million On The Road For The Fourth

July 2, 2004 – Word from Los Angeles that the legendary Marlon Brando had died early in the morning sent shock waves throughout the entertainment world. Long considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, Brando had been in failing health in recent years. Known for his iconic roles...

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While You’re Digging Our Sights And Sounds . . . . A Few Words From Gordon Skene And Past Daily.

Become a Patron! From the somewhat addled mind of Gordon Skene: You have options – and both of them are just below the photo. As you know, we were hot in the midst of our Annual Past Daily Fundraiser almost two weeks ago – doing our yearly stump for support...

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June 26, 1986 – Hurricane Bonnie – Aid To Nicaragua – Debating South Africa Sanctions – Rumors Of Terrorist Bombing In Madrid.

    June 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 26, 1986 – A busy news day, both home and abroad. Starting with news on the first Hurricane of the season; Hurricane Bonnie, which landed in Port Arthur at 85 miles an hour...

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June 4, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings: Day 27 – Past Daily Reference Room

June 4, 1954 – Day 27 – Army-McCarthy Hearings – Recap from CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Day 27 of the now-infamous Army-McCarthy Hearings – in a few days the hearings would come to a dramatic conclusion. But leading up that point were charges and countercharges in...

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May 28, 1954 – The Army-McCarthy Hearings – Roy Cohn Testifies

May 28, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings wrap-up – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the most watched and listened to series of Congressional hearings lumbered on, CBS Radio was regularly broadcasting recaps of the days proceedings. On this day it was the continuing testimony of Attorney Roy...

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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...