Nixon

Cambodia

And Now A Word About Cambodia – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR- Special Report – Cambodia -Background Report – August 14, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mentioning the name Cambodia in the 1970s and you would conjure up images of mass anti-war protests, U.S. involvement and fear of another Vietnam. It was an ongoing civil war that lasted from...

Sen. George McGovern

George McGovern Discusses Watergate, Nixon And Executive Privilege – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator George McGovern – Face The Nation – August 19, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! As the events of these past few months increase in intensity and as the subject of Impeachment becomes more and more evident, listening to the events of a previous time...

Pres. Ford - vice-President Rockefeller

August 9, 1975 – A Year Before – A Year After – The Gerald Ford Era.

August 9, 1975 – one year into the Presidency of Gerald Ford and the vice-Presidency of Nelson Rockefeller. Memories were still pretty raw over the events from just a year before; the resignation of Richard Nixon and the swearing in of Gerald Ford, the first President not elected to office...

South Africa Elections

April 18, 1994 – South Africa Elections: Inkatha Comes To The Table – Considering Options In Bosnia – Israel Targets Hamas

April 18, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1994 – Starting with historic news from South Africa. It was learned today that South Africa’s leader achieved a milstone breakthrough under which The Inkatha Freedom Party would be able to join the first-ever...

Vice-President Nixon

February 21, 1958 – Nixon’s Maybe Mission To Moscow

February 21, 1958 – News Of The World excerpt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 21, 1958 – Richard Nixon was in the news this day – the vice-President was being considered for a tour of Russia as a way of preliminary arrangements for a Summit Conference, scheduled sometime...

President Nixon

November 9, 1970 – A Trial Begins – A Tribulation Continues – Nixon And The Hot Potato Called Vietnam

November 9, 1970 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 9, 1970 – President Nixon and the War in Vietnam, and now Cambodia, were taking center stage. On this day, the State of Massachusetts threw a hot potato at the Supreme Court, but the Court in...

Rosemary Woods

November 6, 1973 – Watergate And The Tale Of Rosemary Woods – The Not-So-Secret-Secret-Tapes

November 6, 1973 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 6, 1973 – A year after his re-election, President Nixon was knee-deep in Watergate wreckage. On this particular day, it was about maneuvering of the so-called “Secret Tapes”. Federal Judge John Sirica was closeted with...

Andrew Johnson - 17th President of The U.S.

High Crimes And Misdemeanors – A History Of Impeachment – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Second Sunday: High Crimes And Misdemeanors – July 14, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the current state of affairs in our country and all the talk about investigations, allegations and scandals, the issue of Impeachment has been brought up more numerous times, these past...

Gerald R. Ford

September 14, 1974 – Reactions To “A Full And Complete Pardon Of Richard Nixon”

September 14, 1974 – CBS Radio: The Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 14, 1974. Even though the actual Pardon of Richard Nixon by Gerald Ford came on the 8th of September, the reactions and reverberations to the full and complete Pardon ran the gamut...

Ford Is Sworn In

August 9, 1974 – “Our Long National Nightmare Is Over” – Gerald Ford Becomes President

August 9, 1974 – Gerald Ford Is Sworn In As President – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 9, 1974 – while we were still busy digesting the resignation speech of Richard Nixon the evening earlier, and were still processing Nixon’s somewhat surreal farewell address, vice-President Gerald...