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Sheridan Downey – California Politics In The 1930s – Past Daily Reference Room

Sheridan Downey, one of the longer-running Senators from California, started his career in 1924 as a supporter for Progressive Presidential Candidate Robert S. LaFollett. But in 1932 switched parties, becoming a Democrat in support of Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1938 Downey was elected to the United States Senate where he...

Senator John F. Kennedy - Address in Fayetteville Indiana 1960 0

Sen. John F. Kennedy – Campaign 1960 – The Crucial Importance Of The Presidency – Past Daily Reference Room: Days Of Civility

Sen. John F. Kennedy – Campaign Address at Lafayette, Indiana – April 7, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sen. John F. Kennedy addressing a Campaign rally at Lafayette, Indiana on April 7, 1960. Election 1960; fifty-nine years ago – another time, another century. The issues remain the same...

Abdel Megrahi - Lockerbie bombing suspect 0

March 28, 1992 – Lockerbie Bombing: Sanctions Or Suspects – Foiled Arms Sales – Debates Ahead Of Primaries.

March 28, 1992 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- March 28, 1992 – Lawyers representing Libya went before the World Court and accused the U.S. and Britain of using threats in order to obtain the surrender of two Libyans, suspected in the PanAm Flight 103 bombing...

Politics USA - 1956 0

Politics USA – 1956 – Electing A President – Past Daily Reference Room/Pop Chronicles

Politics USA – ABC Radio: Town Hall Meeting – Special program – January 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Politics: USA – part ritual, part circus. The heated debates, the outlandish promises, the feel-good slogans the almost pop-star idolatry, it’s been that way forever, or at least since...

Delivering The Starr Report 0

When A Special Counsel’s Report Is Delivered – The Starr Report – Clinton-Lewinsky – 1998 -Past Daily Reference Room

Starr Report – delivery to Congress – September 9, 1998 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – While America patiently awaits the arrival of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Report findings over Trump-Russia and the rapidly expanding list of other legal issues, you can’t help but be reminded of a time when...

Senator Ted Kennedy 0

March 6, 1966 – Senator Ted Kennedy On Meet The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Senator Ted Kennedy – March 6, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 6, 1966 – it was a Sunday that year – and it was right in the middle of the Vietnam War. The war was escalating on a daily basis...

Barry Goldwater - 1964 0

The Barry Goldwater Movement In The GOP – Denison Kitchel On Meet The Press – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Denison Kitchel – Meet The Press – June 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1964 and the campaign for the Presidency. In this episode of NBC’s Meet The Press – campaign manager for Barry Goldwater, Denison Kitchel is interviewed by the panel. The big question was regarding this...

Joe McCarthy - Roy Cohn - Army-McCarthy Hearings 0

When Hearings Go Public – Army-McCarthy – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Army-McCarthy Hearings – June 4, 1954 – CBS Radio Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Army-McCarthy Hearings. Before Trump-Russia, before Whitewater and The Ken Starr Report, before Iran-Contra, before Watergate we had the Army-McCarthy hearings. For the goodly part of 1954 America was glued to their TVs and...

President Johnson - 1967 0

1967 – The View From Capitol Hill – Senator Mike Mansfield And The Johnson Era – Past Daily Reference Room

Issues and Answers – Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield – March 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1967 – a year of sweeping social change, primarily among the youth and countercultures. A year of turning corners and taking long, hard looks at our Foreign Policy among those on...