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Elections

Politics USA - 1956 0

Politics USA – 1956 – Electing A President – Past Daily Reference Room/Pop Chronicles

Politics USA – ABC Radio: Town Hall Meeting – Special program – January 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Politics: USA – part ritual, part circus. The heated debates, the outlandish promises, the feel-good slogans the almost pop-star idolatry, it’s been that way forever, or at least since...

Barry Goldwater - 1964 0

The Barry Goldwater Movement In The GOP – Denison Kitchel On Meet The Press – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Denison Kitchel – Meet The Press – June 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1964 and the campaign for the Presidency. In this episode of NBC’s Meet The Press – campaign manager for Barry Goldwater, Denison Kitchel is interviewed by the panel. The big question was regarding this...

Gathering opinions in 1948 0

Do Opinion Polls Serve Democracy? – 1948 – The Accuracy Of Getting A Nations Pulse – Past Daily Reference Room

Opinion Polls – gathering data and trying to figure out where the public was going, where were they leaning and would they do what they said they would once they got inside the voting booth? The big difference between opinion gathering in 2019 and 1948 is that technology was such...

Young women voters - 1952 0

Are Women Changing Our Party Alignments? – 1953 – Women In Politics – Past Daily Reference Room

Are Women Changing Our Party Alignments? – American Forum Of The Air – January 18, 1953 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1952, when General Eisenhower swept into the White House, becoming the first Republican President since Herbert Hoover, it caused for a considerable amount of speculation and soul-searching on...

Al Gore - 2000 Iowa Caucuses 0

January 22, 2000 – A Caucus Grows In Iowa – A South Carolina Stars And Bars Controversy – A Missle Defense Test Goes Bust

January 22, 2000 – CBS Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 22, 2000 – Iowa was a hotbed of politicking this week, as Presidential hopefuls from both parties criss-crossed the state, stumping, talking, promising and cajoling voters who would hold caucuses in hundreds of living rooms, Fire...

Dr.Benjamin Spock 0

January 8, 1968 – Civil Rights; In Anticipation Of A Long-Hot Summer – Indicting Dr. Spock – The First Heart Transplant

January 8,1968 – Newsfront – Eastern Educational Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1968 – Anticipation of a year of protests. The year was starting off with warnings from Civil Rights leaders that Summer of 1968 was going to be potentially just as hot as summers past,...