Presidents

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FDR- Pan-American Day Address – April 15,1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

FDR – Address on Pan-American Day – April 15, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On April 15, 1940, President Roosevelt addressed the leaders of the Pan American Union on its 50th anniversary gathering. Saying that the 21 American Republics must be prepared to ‘meet forces with forces’ he...

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The GOP And Vietnam’s Point Of No Return – Senator Peter Dominick – Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator Peter H. Dominick – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – April 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1967 – The war in Vietnam was grinding on – almost three years since the infamous Gulf of Tonkin, but a year before the 1968 elections. Turning point...

Hollywood: A state of mind 0

March 30, 1951 – The Week That Was – A Hollywood State Of Mind.

March 30, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now with Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1951 – What this week sounded like in 1951, and a look at Hollywood at a crossroads. A week loaded with drama – from hearings on Organized Crime to...

Politics USA - 1956 0

Politics USA – 1956 – Electing A President – Past Daily Reference Room/Pop Chronicles

Politics USA – ABC Radio: Town Hall Meeting – Special program – January 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Politics: USA – part ritual, part circus. The heated debates, the outlandish promises, the feel-good slogans the almost pop-star idolatry, it’s been that way forever, or at least since...

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...

Attorney General Ramsey Clark - 1967 0

Attorney General Ramsey Clark And The Warren Commission – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

CBS Radio – Face The Nation – Guest: Ramsey Clark – March 12, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Attorney General Ramsey Clark, appointed by President Johnson, and in office less than a month before new revelations and allegations over the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of President...

State of The Union -1996 0

January 23, 1996 – State Of The Union – Bill Clinton

January 23, 1996 – State Of The Union – President Bill Clinton – Bob Dole Rebuttal – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 23, 1996 – Twenty-three years ago today, a State of The Union. A Democratic President with a Republican majority in the House and Senate. Squabbles and shutdowns...

The New York Times - November 21, 1934 0

The White House Coup Of 1934 – Past Daily Reference Room

The White House Coup Of 1934 – BBC Radio 4 Documentary – September 21, 2008 – BBC Radio 4 – The White House Coup of 1934, or The Business Plot as it’s been referred to over the years. The Business Plot was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933 in the...