Scandals

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 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 0

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...

Malibu mudslides 0

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...

L.A. Earthquake 1994 - aftershocks 0

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...

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...

A treatise on Balkan misery 0

November 27, 1994 – Chaos Is A Place Called Bihac – Capitol Hill Is A State Of Mind – Whitewater Is Neither

November 27, 1994 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 27, 1994 – The end of a chaotic week in 1994. News from the never-ending crisis in the Balkans had NATO airstrikes hitting Bosnian Serb targets in retaliation for attacks on NATO forces in...

Dan Quayle 0

August 21, 1988 – The Quayle Factor – Flowers On The Front Lines: A Ceasefire Holds Between Iran And Iraq

August 21, 1988 – CBS News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 21 1988 – It was election season and eyes were on GOP Presidential Candidate George Bush’s choice for a running mate; Indiana Senator Dan Quayle. Quayle was 41 at the time and was the...