Scandals

Nixon and The Press - October 26, 1973

October 26, 1973 – Nixon And The Press: “Don’t Think You Arouse My Anger . . . .”

Become a Patron and get freebies! Become a Patron! Nixon and The Press – almost legendary in its sheer antagonism as the Watergate scandal lumbered along in 1973. As an example of the fighting back and forth and the hate-hate relationship that had developed, here (to go along with the...

Sen. George McGovern

George McGovern Discusses Watergate, Nixon And Executive Privilege – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator George McGovern – Face The Nation – August 19, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! As the events of these past few months increase in intensity and as the subject of Impeachment becomes more and more evident, listening to the events of a previous time...

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

The House Hearings - 1998

To Impeach Or Not To Impeach – The Clinton Impeachment Debate -1998 – Past Daily Reference Room

Patrons can download for free – so, how about becoming one? Become a Patron! As the word Impeachment starts making the ominous rounds, there are reminders of other situations and other times. We all talk about Watergate as unprecedented. But then, we had the 90s where sexual misconduct was considered...

FBI Director Robert Mueller - National Press Club 2008

A Word Or Two From Robert Mueller – 2008 – Past Daily Reference Room

FBI Director Robert Mueller – National Press Club Luncheon – May 16, 2008 – National Press Club – FBI Director Robert Mueller. Before he became Special Counsel and became embroiled in the Investigation over Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Mueller was director of the FBI – this appearance, before...

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...

Army-McCarthy Hearings

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...

Kenneth Starr

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...

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...

Dr. Daniel Ellsterg - The Pentagon Papers

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...