John F. Kennedy

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alabama USA – May 29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While most people are observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday, a lot of people have no idea why. Call it the deep, murky past – call it...

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Is Cuba Going Red? 1959 – Reporting On A Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Is Cuba Going Red? – May 7 and 13, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the momentous news today of the resumption of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and the island nation of Cuba,...

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The Day Things Changed – The JFK Assassination – November 22, 1963

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio News + Bulletins – November 22, 1963 51 years ago today, on November 22, 1963, Dallas Texas became the center of a strange universe. President Kennedy was assassinated on his way to the Dallas Trade...

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Mid-Term Postmortem: 1962 – November 7, 1962

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player (or download) – Lowell Thomas And The News – Nov. 7, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This is the week for Postmortems, it seems. This day, November 7th, was a day-after in the 1962 Mid-term election cycle. Not...

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Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – Secretary Of State Dean Rusk On Vietnam – September 15, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – Secretary of State Dean Rusk – September 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even in 1963, there were questions being asked over our increasing involvement in the affairs of South Vietnam. Earlier in the...

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A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...

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Robert F. Kennedy Addresses 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy Addresses the 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 50 years ago, Robert F. Kennedy addressed the capacity audience in Atlantic City to introduce a film in tribute to his...

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‘A Shaft Of Light Cut Into The Darkness’ – President Kennedy – Address On Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President John F. Kennedy Address to Nation on Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the world slowly recovered from the dangerous closeness of an all-out Nuclear War, as a result of the Cuban Missile...

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‘Some Of My Best Friends Are Negroes’ – July 21, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – July 21, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 21st came on a Sunday in 1963, and so it was a day devoted to events leading up to the end of a tumultuous week...