economy

American Agriculture - 1949 0

A Question Of Resources And A Bold New Program – America’s Ability To Feed Itself And The World – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – University Of Chicago Roundtable – Natural Resources, President Truman’s Bold New Plan – February 13, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In his inaugural address of 1949, President Harry S. Truman called for a “bold new program”, to be known as Point Four, as part of...

Lights Back on In London 0

April 2, 1949 – When The Lights Went Back On In London – Past Daily Reference Room

BBC World Service – London Letter – March 23, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1949 was a significant day if you were a Londoner. Difficult to imagine, but London had been under black-out/dim-out conditions since September 1939 – almost ten years, almost five since the war...

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...