Nixon

Indira Gandhi - The Emergency - 1975

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...

Nixon - Pneumonia

July 15, 1973 – Nixon And Pneumonia – Nixon And Watergate – Nixon And Cambodia.

July 15, 1973 – News this week had to do with Presidential health. Earlier in the week, President Nixon was admitted to Bethesda Naval Hospital with a case of Pneumonia. Nixon’s doctor, Dr. Walter Tkach disclosed that the President was indeed suffering from Pneumonia and that he had been put...

Moscow under Khruschev

June 26, 1955 – Changes At The Kremlin – Nixon And The NAACP – Ike Goes Fishing.

Could you? Become a Patron! June 26, 1955 – A weekend, this June 26th in 1955. Not a busy news day, but one with a finger somewhere on the future. Beginning with reports of a rumored restructuring at The Kremlin. A proposal being put forth to rotate leadership, rather than...

East Berlin - attempted defection -

March 13, 1961 – East Berlin, OPEC, Cuba And Other Frying Pans.

If we’re helping relieve the boredom, chip in: Become a Patron! The Cold War climate was getting stirred up, this March 13th in 1961. News that West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt left a meeting with President Kennedy saying there would be no trouble coming from the Soviets in the immediate...

Vice-Presidential Candidate Spiro Agnew - 1968

Spiro Agnew – Meet The Press – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Hate to sound like a broken record, but . . .Become a Patron! As much as history has shone a light on the political career of Richard Nixon, it hasn’t done so much with Nixon’s former running mate Spiro Agnew, the one-time Governor of Maryland who would eventually leave office...

Nixon and The Press - October 26, 1973

October 26, 1973 – Nixon And The Press: “Don’t Think You Arouse My Anger . . . .”

Become a Patron and get freebies! Become a Patron! Nixon and The Press – almost legendary in its sheer antagonism as the Watergate scandal lumbered along in 1973. As an example of the fighting back and forth and the hate-hate relationship that had developed, here (to go along with the...

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...