Congress

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...

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...

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April 3, 1976 – Barcelona Demonstrations – Cairo Snubs Moscow – Beirut Ignores Ceasefire – Dissident Teamsters.

April 3, 1976 – NBC News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1976 – A busy news day everywhere – Beginning with news that Egypt’s Anwar Sadat was in Paris to meeting with French President d’Estaing in search of military support and hardware in Europe....

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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...

Jimmy Carter - 1979 0

March 22, 1979 – Selling Universal Health Care – Selling Middle-East Peace – Weathering Denunciations.

March 22, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1979 – On this day, HEW Secretary Joseph Califano would be making a speech later in New York and was expected to unveil President Carter’s long awaited position on National Health Insurance. According to...

William Sessions 0

March 18, 1993 – Trimming Pork – Losing Confidence Over Sessions – Bringing Supplies To Srebrenica

March 18, 1993 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1993 – Not a catastrophic news day compared to others, but enough to keep the world on its toes. Beginning on Capitol Hill where the great debate over the proposed Clinton Stimulus Package included...

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...