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...

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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...

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April 18, 1994 – South Africa Elections: Inkatha Comes To The Table – Considering Options In Bosnia – Israel Targets Hamas

April 18, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1994 – Starting with historic news from South Africa. It was learned today that South Africa’s leader achieved a milstone breakthrough under which The Inkatha Freedom Party would be able to join the first-ever...


The GOP And Vietnam’s Point Of No Return – Senator Peter Dominick – Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator Peter H. Dominick – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – April 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1967 – The war in Vietnam was grinding on – almost three years since the infamous Gulf of Tonkin, but a year before the 1968 elections. Turning point...

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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...