Scandals

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February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

Florida Sec. of State Katherine Harris - election 2000

December 8, 2000 – Election 2000 – Sharp Divides, Deep Divisions, Stunning Developments

December 8, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 8, 2000 – Election 2000 and America’s cliffhanger. Now it was all down to Florida – and the battle of wills was underway. The Gore team sought a recount. The Bush team...

Henry Kissinger

October 12, 1972 – Vietnam Peace Speculation And A Nothing Burger Named Watergate.

October 12, 1972 – NBC Nightly News – Audio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1972. A Presidential election campaign in full-swing and Vietnam peace negotiations in Paris were looking hopeful. Henry Kissinger came back to Washington after four days of private meetings with North Vietnams top negotiators...

Spiro Agnew 1973

September 29, 1973 – Agnew: “I Will Not Resign If Indicted, I Will NOT Resign!”

September 29, 1973 – CBS Radio: The Washington Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 29, 1973 – Not enough we had Nixon and Watergate to weather through, we now had a scandal involving vice-President Spiro Agnew, which was not going to go away anytime soon. Seems the issue...