Healthcare

1980 Democratic Convention

August 12, 1980 – The Search For Party Unity – Ted Kennedy Addresses The Convention

August 12, 1980 – Amid harrowing moments, threatened floor-fights and calls for an open convention, Ted Kennedy finally released his delegates to support Jimmy Carter and the slow road of party unity began. But in one last move, a move which upstaged Carter’s triumphant moment, Senator Ted Kennedy delivered a...

Baseball Strike of 1994

August 11, 1994 – Heading For A Strike-Out

August 11, 1994 – The CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 11, 1994 – not an earth-shattering day, unless you were a Baseball fan. If you were, you were about to see a season come to an end and a strike over salaries drag on...

GOP and the Healthcare Debate

August 9, 1994 – The Great Healthcare Debate Of 1994

August 9, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this August 9, 1994, the subject was Healthcare and the debate was in The Senate. The Healthcare measure, proposed by President Clinton was heading to debate and a much-promised filibuster by GOP members. Healthcare had...

Roger Altman - Whitewater hearings

August 3, 1994 – A Grilling And A Derailment

August 3, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1994, the Amtrak’s Lakeshore Limited, from New York to Chicago, derailed outside of Buffalo New York, injuring 125 passengers, some of them seriously. In Washington, the infamous Whitewater hearings continued, with a...

Health Insurance

July 28, 1978 – The Word Was Health – The Subject Was Economy

July 28, 1978 – CBS Radio: The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this July 28, 1978 – the subjects on everyone’s mind were The Economy and Affordable Health Care. The Economy was a mess – so was our Health Care system. Both desperately needed fixing and...

Linda Tripp

July 7, 1998 – Return Tripp

  July 7, 1998 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 7, 1998, and the third return of the notorious Linda Tripp to the Grand Jury to lay out some 20 hours of taped phone conversations with Monica Lewinsky. The scandal involving the White House...

Childbirth 1970s

Being A Mom In The 70s – Weekend Gallimaufry

Childbirth in 1975 – National Public Radio – Options – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless things have changed dramatically in the last few years, Childbirth and being a Mom haven’t changed all that much since the beginning of time. Maybe the methods have changed – by the 1970s, childbirth...

Gentle persuasion

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

  Okay, this is serious  – we didn’t budge yesterday. No pledges, no contributions – a big chunk of silence descended over the proceedings. I can’t tell you how much we need your support – it’s crucial to our survival, and every penny we’re raising goes straight into maintaining Past...

Bleach

Bleach – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bleach – in session for John Peel – June 4, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Bleach who, by most musical standards, came and went in a flash. An Indie band from Ipswich, they were largely considered Shoegaze, and came along at a time when Shoegaze was becoming a prominent...

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater And The Plan For 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Barry Goldwater – Meet The Press – August 5, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Barry Goldwater; part of a new and vocal breed of the Conservative wing of the Republican Party in 1962. Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater represented what was described as the extreme element of the GOP....