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Kenneth Starr 0

The Starr Report: “We Left In The Salacious Parts Because The Public Has A Right To Know” – Past Daily Reference Room

The Starr Report – Commentary and review – November 19, 1998 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Starr Report – in case you missed it the first time around, a cliff-notes version via Wikipedia: Originally dealing with the failed land deal years earlier known as...

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April 10, 1994 – A Rwanda Kind Of Hell – President Clinton And The Case For Improved Healthcare – AIDS in France.

April 10, 1994 – ABC World News This Week – ABC Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 10, 1994 – A week of sharp contrasts. In Rwanda, news reports of mass killings between ethnic groups; the Hutus and Tutsis – and the scenes of unconscionable atrocities raging...

William Sessions 0

March 18, 1993 – Trimming Pork – Losing Confidence Over Sessions – Bringing Supplies To Srebrenica

March 18, 1993 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1993 – Not a catastrophic news day compared to others, but enough to keep the world on its toes. Beginning on Capitol Hill where the great debate over the proposed Clinton Stimulus Package included...

Delivering The Starr Report 0

When A Special Counsel’s Report Is Delivered – The Starr Report – Clinton-Lewinsky – 1998 -Past Daily Reference Room

Starr Report – delivery to Congress – September 9, 1998 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – While America patiently awaits the arrival of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Report findings over Trump-Russia and the rapidly expanding list of other legal issues, you can’t help but be reminded of a time when...

Barry Goldwater - 1964 0

The Barry Goldwater Movement In The GOP – Denison Kitchel On Meet The Press – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Denison Kitchel – Meet The Press – June 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1964 and the campaign for the Presidency. In this episode of NBC’s Meet The Press – campaign manager for Barry Goldwater, Denison Kitchel is interviewed by the panel. The big question was regarding this...

Six U.S. Ports to Be Managed by Dubai company 0

February 19, 2006 – Dubai Gets Tentative Greenlight To Manage Six U.S. Ports – Israel To Withhold Tax And Customs Money To Palestinians – Jimmy Johnson Wins Daytona.

February 19, 2006 – NPR Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 19, 2006. In a move that had many on Capitol Hill scratching their heads, the Bush Administation gave the greenlight to a company in Dubai to manage six major ports in the U.S. – Department of...

Dope Arrests - 1951 0

Our World’s Little Dope Problem – Estes Kefauver And The United Nations – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Interview With Estes Kefauver – Senate Crime Committee – March 29, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Elsewhere I posted other articles regarding the drug problems that America was facing in the 1950s. Seems 1951 was a watershed year for dope as several reports and interviews all took place...

St. Lawrence Seaway history 2

A Seaway Named St. Lawrence – Proposals For A Waterway – 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Our Foreign Policy – Proposal For The St. Lawrence Seaway And Power Project – March 9, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The St. Lawrence Seaway, a 189-mile (306-kilometer) stretch of the Seaway between Montreal and Lake Ontario is recognized as one of the most challenging engineering feats in...

Healthcare 0

Healthcare: A Right Or A Privilege – 1956 – The State Of Medical Care In The U.S. And The UK – Past Daily Reference Room

Healthcare – NBC Radio: New World – January 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Healthcare – an issue that has been part of almost every political discussion and heated debate with regards to Medical Care in America for as long as many can remember. Historians claim it was...