economy

Harry Truman - 1952 0

March 29, 1952 – President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner – Presidents Being Presidential

President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Address – March 29, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Truman addressing fellow Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on March 29, 1952. Harry S. Truman had the unenviable task of filling the shoes of Franklin Roosevelt when, as vice-President, he was thrust...

Kenneth Lay - Enron scandal 0

February 12, 2002 – A Heightened State Of Alert – An Enron State Of Mind

February 12, 2002 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 2002 – A day which would sound all-too familiar for the months and years ahead. A heightened state of alert, based on information received from inmates at Guantanamo of a pending Terrorist...

Government Shutdowns 0

Government Shut Downs – 1995/96 – 2013 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Rooom

Government Shutdown – November 14, 1995 – December 15, 1995 – CBS Radio – NPR News Morning Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Govt. shutdown – Nov. 14, 1995 Government Shutdown – October 1, 2013 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It’s happened again, another government...

Firestone Tire trial 0

January 8, 2001 – Exploding Tires And Disappearing Airlines – The Ford-Bridgestone Trial – The TWA Bankruptcy

January 8, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 2001 – Eight days into the new year and the world was awash with lawsuits, accusations, bankruptcies and finger-pointing. Starting with President-Elect George Bush‘s choice of Linda Chavez for Secretary of Labor...

Africa - Independence on the move 0

G. Mennen Williams Goes To Africa – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  G. Mennen Williams – Meet The Press – Discussion on Africa – March 28, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Assistant Secretary Of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams returned from a month-long tour of sixteen African nations, he returned with a suitcase full of mixed messages....

India- China border War - Nov. 1962 0

November 22, 1962 – Showdown On Tax Reform – Taking A Breather In The India-China War

November 22, 1962 – NBC Radio News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1962 – A busy Thanksgiving Day in 1962. On Capitol Hill, an uproar over the new Tax Reform package and fears it may be shot down. Congressional leaders were putting the brakes...