Nixon

A Dead Heat, Tapes For Sale And The Possibility Of Poison – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 31, 1976 Since October 31st came on a Sunday in 1976, this was the last weekend before the Presidential election. According to the Harris Poll, Carter’s poll standings were falling and it was becoming a dead heat between Carter...

Nathalie And The Loners – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Nathalie And The Loners – Sines (new single!) Indie from Poland tonight. Nathalie And The Loners is fronted and founded by Natalia Fiedorczuk. They’ve been around for a little while and, as of yesterday (October 25th), released a new single, which happens...

October 24, 1960 – Campaign ’60: Down To The Wire.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Oct. 24, 1960 – Eyewitness To History – 1960 Election With the third Debate over the previous night, October 24th was the home stretch for the 1960 Presidential Campaign. As a recap of the race to the White House, CBS News ran...

October 12, 1973 – Apres Agnew, Le Deluge.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Washington Week – Oct. 12, 1973 A startling and jarring week, but in reality a dress rehearsal for something bigger to come in the future. Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigned over Income Tax Evasion and a criminal investigation to which he plead No...

Nixon And Checkers – September 23, 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Checkers – 1952 Sixty years ago today, on September 23, 1952, vice-Presidential candidate Senator Richard Nixon was fighting for his political life amid charges of misusing campaign contributions, secret bank accounts and dirty tricks. So much were the allegations that it was...

Nora Ephron Looks At American Culture In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Where is American Culture Heading? 1974 In 1974 there were grave doubts as to where we were heading as a cultural society. Although 1974 may seem like a banner year for the arts, compared to where we are today. But the writing...

The Conservatives In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: NET- Conservatism – 1970 Before the GOP succumbed to the lunatic fringe, becoming a burned out shell of its former self, there was something of a broader definition of who a conservative actually was – and it ran the gamut from staunch...

Nixon Cooking – Cambodia Done – Mae West Ageing – August 17, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week ending August 17, 1973 News for this week, that also ended on August 17th in 1973, had much to do with the ever-growing Watergate story. Once again, Nixon came before the nation to offer an explanation over Watergate, over...

Cities On The Edge – 1975

With the latest reports of several towns in California filing for bankruptcy, and the growing problem of cities in default nationwide, I was reminded of the last time such a wave occurred. The 1970’s were a particularly harrowing period for the American city. Most famously was the economic crisis that...

Breaking Out In Handcuffs – July 13, 1974

Click the link: News for July 13, 1974 This day in 1974 came at the end of a week that saw the Watergate scandal come to a rolling boil. In the latest wave of setbacks for the Nixon White house, former Nixon aide John Ehrlichman was found guilty for his...