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A Fete Of Surges – August 4, 1978 0

A Fete Of Surges – August 4, 1978

, – CBS World News Roundup – August 4, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day where activity of all sorts was on the rise – August 4th in 1978. The good news was a surprise surge in the Stock Market, spreading a wave of giddy over Wall...

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949 0

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949

– Voices And Events- week ending July 17, 1949 – NBC Radio Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for the week, ending on July 17 in 1949 had much to do with plane crashes and turmoil. A plane crash over Bombay India claimed the lives of a group...

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room 0

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room

  – Harper’s Magazine: At Issue – Socialism vs. Liberalism – Michael Harrington – 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The word Socialism has been creeping into our national conversation a lot lately, along with a lot of opinions, conceptions and misconceptions as to what it is. In 1970, Socialism...

An Impromptu LBJ Press Conference – July 10, 1964 0

An Impromptu LBJ Press Conference – July 10, 1964

– President Johnson Press Conference – July 10, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A surprise Press Conference, this July 10th in 1964. President Johnson used the time to discuss some upbeat economic news including news of Contract talks between labor and management in the Auto industry, as well as...

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951 0

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951

  – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – July 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 10, 1951 was an interesting day – not so much for what it represented in the present, but what it foretold about the future. The situation in Korea...

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 3

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

A Stab At Affordable Healthcare – June 10, 1994 0

A Stab At Affordable Healthcare – June 10, 1994

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 10, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 10th in 1994 was hopeful, but not optimistic if you were looking for a quick solution to the Health Care...

California Austerity – June 8, 1978 0

California Austerity – June 8, 1978

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – June 8, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1978 was an interesting one if you lived in California. The Jarvis-Gann Initiative, or Prop 13 was passed by a landslide vote in...

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992 0

Promises Made – Promises Unmade – May 25, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 25, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this Memorial Day in 1992, an abrupt change-of-policy tried to put a stop to the flood of Boat People escaping Haiti. The Island...

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Keeping Up With The Joneses – April 15, 1959 – KNX-Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but in 1959 Los Angeles was in danger of becoming an overcrowded city, like so many...