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June 4, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings: Day 27 – Past Daily Reference Room

June 4, 1954 – Day 27 – Army-McCarthy Hearings – Recap from CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Day 27 of the now-infamous Army-McCarthy Hearings – in a few days the hearings would come to a dramatic conclusion. But leading up that point were charges and countercharges in...

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April 26, 1954 – Day In The Life Of The Army-McCarthy Hearings: Brass Tacks And Ugly Words.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Recap of Army-McCarthy Hearings for April 26, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Sixty-five years ago this month, the endless, far-reaching and career-destroying Army-McCarthy Hearings took place. So popular were these hearings, they were televised live, recapped in...

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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 9, 2001 – The Hainan Kerfuffle: “Diplomacy Takes Time” – When Your Dodge Ram Becomes Your Dodge Lamb.

April 9, 2001 – The CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 9, 2001 – The Hainan incident and diplomacy in overdrive. Relations between the U.S. and China were strained to the breaking point over an incident which took place only days earlier. The Hainan Island...

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The Pentagon Papers And The Public’s Right To Know – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Pentagon Papers And The Public’s Right To Know – NBC Radio Special – June 30, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Pentagon Papers – one of the biggest scandals of the 1970s. A scandal which many think had some hand in ending the Vietnam War, certainly changing...

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February 8, 1994 – The Odyssey Of Tailhook – Living In Sudden California – Asking The Riddle Of Bosnia.

February 8, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 8, 1994 – A busy day for newsrooms. The Odyssey of the Tailhook scandal was continuing – this time, a military judge in Norfolk, Virginia concluded that the Navy’s top Admiral had witnessed nudity and...

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January 29, 1994 – Northridge Earthquake: The Gift That Kept On Giving – Plea Bargains In Harding-Kerrigan Case – Capitol Hill And Whitewater

January 29, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1994 – And if you lived in Los Angeles, the earth continued to be loaded with surprises. During the night, Southern California was greeted with three strong aftershocks from the earthquake that hit over...