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Shapes Of Things – February 19, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Overseas Assignment – Coup in South Vietnam – Week ending February 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As if there weren’t enough indications that America had gotten itself involved in a shooting war in Vietnam sooner rather than...

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Times Have Passed And Things Have Changed – February 7, 1992

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 7, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Political season was upon  us, this February 7th in 1992. Incumbent President George Bush (the elder) was touting a plan for Healthcare reform which drew lots of skepticism...

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A Question Of Ethics, A Matter Of Morals, A Subject Of Scrutiny – February 6, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 CBS Radio News – February 6, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This February 6th in 1980 came with a veritable file cabinet stuffed with news. A busy day, to say the least. Starting...

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Death By Merger – 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – The American Forum – Mergers: Are they Helpful or Harmful? – January 2, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In this almost constant state of corporate mergers, leveraged buyouts and hostile takeovers, it’s hard to imagine there was...

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A View From The Abyss – January 16, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – January 16, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No doubt about it, on this January 16th in 1966 we were slipping further and further into an abyss known as the Vietnam War. To...

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With Pots Of Tar And Bags Of Feather – January 15, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 15, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Gearing up for a second day of political rock-throwing in the Impeachment trial of President Clinton, this January 15th in 1999. In what was viewed by many as...

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A Word From Arthur Ashe And A Few Words From Robertson Davies And A Word About Ethics – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Newsmark – Arthur Ashe, Roberston Davies, Sen. John Tower – May 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Two interesting and diverse interviews this weekend, and something political to keep it all strange and current. An episode from the...

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Qu’est-ce que c’est . . . Ethics? – January 6, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 6, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting off the first full week of the new year in 1997 with the roller-coaster ride known as Capitol Hill. Beginning with news on the age-old battle over...

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Paranoia And Polio Shots – Dec. 30, 1955 – Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – This Was 1955 – December 30, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the survey of year-ends gone by – here is what December 30th 1955 sounded like. Another set of notches in the Cold War belt, along...

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Years Of Crisis – 1958 – December 29, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Years of Crisis 1958 w/Edward R. Murrow – Dec. 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re rapidly approaching the end of 2013, the somewhat pained looks back at the year start now. But rather than mull...