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Governor Nelson Rockefeller - 1964 0

Convention 1964 – Nelson Rockefeller And The Creeping Extremism Of The GOP – July 14, 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

July 14, 1964 – Republican Convention coverage – NBC Radio/TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Convention season is grinding along, and as a reminder it’s been as knock-down and drag-out as ever. But perhaps 1964 was among the most virulent and contentious in 20th century history. The following is...

Soviet Dancer/Defectors Lyudmila Vlasova and Alexander Godunov 0

August 25, 1979 – Soviet Defectors – Drama On The Tarmac – Accusations of White House Coke Snorting.

August 25, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 25, 1979 – News about Dancers, Defectors and drama this day. News from JFK in New York and the diplomatic tug-of-war going on at the tarmac. United States officials held up the departure of a...

1952 Democratic Convention 0

1952 Democratic Convention – July 23, 1952- The Drama – The Controversy – The Promises – The Snapshot View

July 23, 1952 – Democratic Convention – 3+ hour snippet of day 3- NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 23, 1952 – It happens every four years and some years are more dramatic and have more at stake than others. But the one thing they all had...

F-14 returning from mission - August 1981 0

August 19, 1981 – Libya And The Gulf Of Sidra Incident – Conflicting Claims – Contrasting Reports.

August 19, 1981 – CBS Radio news + The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection August 19, 1981 – news for this day had much to do with an incident taking place of the Gulf of Sidra between American F-14 Tomcat Fighters and Russian-made MIG’s belonging to Libya. News...

Opening day - 1956 Democratic Convention 0

August 14, 1956 – Democratic Convention – Day One.

August 14, 1956 – Democratic National Convention – Day One – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 14, 1956 – The opening day of the 1956 Democratic Convention in Chicago. The Democrats held their convention before that year’s Republican National Convention. This was unusual, as since 1864, in every election...

President Reagan 0

August 18, 1981 – The Budget Deficit And Increased Defense Spending – Reagan On Air Traffic Controllers: “I’m Sure They Were Nice People” – Cracking Down On Crime.

August 18, 1981 – CBS Radio – Frontline Report – World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. August 18, 1981 – President Reagan was front-and-center in this news this day. Worries over the budget deficit had many scrambling to figure out what went and...

Mickey Mantle loses battle to Cancer 0

August 13, 1995 – Mickey Mantle: Baseball Loses An Icon – Waiting For Felix – Train To Nowhere

Mickey Mantle – Hero on the field. Off the field, not so much. August 13, 1995 – Mickey Mantle lost his battle with Cancer at the age of 63. Nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The Mick, Mantle was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball...

Geraldine Ferraro - 198 0

August 12, 1984 – The Ticket Of Mondale-Ferraro – Reagan: “Never Say Never” – A Bumper Crop Of Ragweed

August 12, 1984. A historic August for politics. At the Democratic Convention, Presidential candidate Walter Monday chose former New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate. Ferraro was the first female vice-presidential nominee representing a major American political party. She served in the United States House of Representatives from...

Indira Gandhi - The Emergency - 1975 0

August 10, 1975 – One Year After Nixon – Thirty Years Since Hiroshima And Nagasaki – India: The Emergency.

August 10, 1975 – a day of anniversaries and upheaval. In Washington, it was the one-year anniversary since President Nixon resigned from Office amid the Watergate scandal and the installation of Gerald Ford to the office; the country was still recovering. It was thirty years since the American bombings of...

Ulster during The Troubles - 1982 0

August In Ulster – An Update On The Troubles In 1982 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Troubles – ask most Americans what that phrase means and they will be hard pressed to answer. To most, living far across the Atlantic, on another continent, the situation in Northern Ireland was a series of reports of bombings and killings and protests and military crackdowns but not really...