Day in history

Brownsville roof collapse

July 9, 1988 – Collapsing Roofs – Collapsing Platforms – Collecting Bribes

July 9, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 9, 1988 – A day full of painstaking searches. First; Brownsville Texas, where a department store roof collapsed under the alleged stress of collecting rainwater. Seems rooftop drains were clogged and a downpour the previous...

Bakke Case - protests

July 4, 1978 – Perpetual Peace Feelers – Seven Dirty Words – Who Won The Bakke Case?

July 4, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 4, 1978 – A day of peace feelers and reflecting on decisions. Peace feelers came in the form of vice-President Mondale returning from the Middle East, where he spent the better part of the weekend...

Stanley Baldwin - 1939

July 2, 1939 – Stanley Baldwin: Democracy At Work – Past Daily Reference Room

Stanley Baldwin – Democracy At Work – Address in Washington D.C. – July 2, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG, PC, PC (Can), JP, FRS(3 August 1867 – 14 December 1947) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who dominated...

Lord Halifax

June 29, 1939 – Lord Halifax Delivers An Address On British Foreign Policy – Past Daily Reference Room

June 29, 1939 – Lord Halifax Address on British Foreign Policy – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, KG, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, TD, PC (16 April 1881 – 23 December 1959), styled Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and Viscount Halifax from...