economy

Seattle Earthquake - 2001 0

February 28, 2001 – Seattle Gets The Shakes – The Hoof And Mouth Dilemma In France – Alan Greenspan And The Pall Of Doom

February 28, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – NPR News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 28, 2001 – Big news if you lived in Seattle this day – an earthquake measuring 6.8 rattled through the Northwest cutting a wide swath of destruction, particularly in Downtown Seattle, the...

Nelson Rockefeller 0

November 23, 1974 – Ford Heads (Far) East – Economy Goes Gloomy – Rockefeller Gets Testy

November 23, 1974 – Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1974. Lots to be thankful for, but try getting anyone to feel that way at the time. President Ford was touring the Far East, readying to land in Japan where he was expected to...

Senator-elect Clinton P. Anderson 0

November 21, 1948 – Senator Clinton P. Anderson Meets The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1948 – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – Senator-elect Clinton P. Anderson – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1948. A good two weeks after the stunning upset victory by Democrats in the 1948 Presidential election, pundits and reporters were still mulling over what happened. This interview,...

Malibu Fires - 1978 0

October 25, 1978 – Dollar Sinks On Anti-Inflation – Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty Stays Elusive – Los Angeles Surveys The Damage

October 25, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 25, 1978 – Depending on where you were, it was an uncomfortable day. If you were in Finance, you would be nervous over the drop in the value of the dollar overseas as reactions spread...

Suburbia 0

Suburban Sprawl: Exodus From The City – 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

Suburban Sprawl – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – August 13, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s interesting how things change; how they go from one extreme to the other over time. In this radio documentary, produced in 1972, the issue is how this Suburban Sprawl has negatively impacted...

Lyndon Johnson - The Great Society 0

Lyndon Johnson And The Great Society – Urban Dream – Political Nightmare – Best Laid Plans –

CBS Radio – Capitol Cloakroom – Sen. Edmund Muskie – Sen.Karl Mundt – January 24, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sometimes, listening to political arguments can be akin to watching paint dry – it can be stimulating and engaging, but it also be dry as dust. In this...

The Economy of War 0

The Cost Of War – The $10 Billion Goof Over Vietnam – Sen. William Proxmire -Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sen. William Proxmire – Meet The Press – February 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1967 and the Vietnam War was dragging on – it had escalated and it was starting to look like a war of attrition. In early 1967 it was learned that the budget for...