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State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room 0

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Lyndon Johnson – State of The Union – Jan. 4, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifty years ago yesterday, President Lyndon Johnson ran down his proposals for The Great Society. Discussing the plight of the...

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Mobilization For Human Needs – 1935 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The 1935 Mobilization for Human Needs – October 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Slowly digging out from a devastating depression, America was still a long ways off from prosperity. Cities were still reeling under the effects of unemployment and...

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Reaganomics; The Prune And Slice Era – September 24, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Frontline Reports-World News Roundup – Sept 24, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day was a glimpse of things to come. The Reagan Budget was topic-A in conversation around Capitol Hill for this September 24th...

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Digesting The World Fifty Years Ago – Mike Mansfield On Issues & Answers – Sept. 20, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues & Answers – Sen. Mike Mansfield – September 20, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There was a lot of digesting going on, this day 50 years ago. In September of 1964 we were coming to the final...

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A Man And His Manifesto – The Unabomber – September 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This September 19th in 1995 had a lot to do with still-at-large domestic terrorist The Unabomber and his demand to publish a 35,000 word manifesto before a deadline...

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The Sound Of New Rioting – The Sound Of Big Promises – June 9, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 9, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day, another riot in Seoul, this June 9th in 1988. Students broke out of Youngsan University after a day-long siege with police over their attempts to leave...

Somewhere Between Brickbats And Champagne – May 19, 1993 0

Somewhere Between Brickbats And Champagne – May 19, 1993

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 19, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in May for 1993 was certainly a mixed bag of emotions. In Copenhagen, the worst rioting in decades broke out after Danes voted overwhelmingly...

Ted Kennedy Looks Ahead to 1976 In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Ted Kennedy Looks Ahead to 1976 In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Face The Nation – Feb. 10, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the 1976 Presidential race two years off, and no doubt a much needed distraction from the intensifying Watergate scandal enveloping the White House, Senator Ted Kennedy...

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Abraham Ribicoff Has A Few Words About JFK’s Health Plan – January 22, 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Abraham Ribicoff, Secretary of HEW – February 22, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that the quest for some sort of Affordable Health Care has been an almost constant one since...

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The Johnson Years – January 12, 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday: The Johnson Years – January 12, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection January in 1969 signified the end of one era and the beginning of another. Lyndon Johnson, declining to run for a second term, had...