Medicare

Health Care In America

September 22, 1993 – President Clinton – Making A Bid For Health Care Reform

President Clinton Address To Congress- Health Care – Sept. 22, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 22, 1993 – Lest you think the issue of getting adequate, affordable, comprehensive Health Care in America has been a recent issue in our Socio-Political culture, I hate to be the bearer...

Medicare - July 1965

July 28-29, 1965 – A New Word In Our Lexicon: Medicare

  July 29, 1965 – News item: Passage of Medicare Bill – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Medicare. 52 years ago this week, it became a reality for millions of Americans, By an overwhelming majority on July 28, the Medicare bill passed Congress and headed to President Johnson for signature....

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....

January 29, 1984 – Gipper Redux

January 29, 1984 – Gipper Redux

  January 29, 1984 – ABC Hourly News – ABC Information Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Janaury 29, 1984 – Amid a carefully planned and executed announcement – President Reagan declared his candidacy for a second term as President. Keeping the team from the first term in place,...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...

Hospital 1940s

Affordable Healthcare In America 1941 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Become a Patron! Healthcare in America, affordable Healthcare in America, has been a subject of discussion, debate and attempted legislation going back to 1909 and before. Some of the earliest proposals came from the administration of Teddy Roosevelt who, in the midst of dramatic reform in other aspects of our...

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

– CBS World News Roundup – August 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 17th, 20 years ago was about Hurricanes, donor cards, trials of the century and Shannon Faulkner. Starting with news of Hurricane Felix, stalled off the North Carolina coast, creeping along at...

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

– CBS World News Roundup – July 21, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day, 50 years ago saw an escalation of things. An escalation of the War in Vietnam and an escalation in the violence in reaction to the Civil Rights Movement. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara...

Bill Clinton Addresses A Joint Session Of Congress – February 17, 1993

Bill Clinton Addresses A Joint Session Of Congress – February 17, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Clinton – Address to Joint Session of Congress – Feb. 17, 1993 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A wave of optimism, this February 17th in 1993. President Clinton, addressing a Joint Session of Congress,...

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: The Great Society Program – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Johnson swept to victory in 1964, his goal was to create The Great Society. An update of FDR’s New Deal of...