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Scandals

Spiro Agnew 1973 0

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...

Watergate Hearings - Week of August 3, 1973 0

A Weeks Worth Of Watergate – Week Of August 3, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Watergate – Week 4 – NBC News -John Chancellor – August 3, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Watergate – the event that captured the attention of the country, if not the world, for one steamy summer in Washington D.C. The Watergate Hearings. The daily ritual of sitting down,...

Cessna In Red Square 0

May 31, 1987 – A Cessna Lands In Red Square – An Air Of Dirty Laundry In Public – End Of A Two-Year Nightmare

May 31, 1987 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1987 – the last day of a perplexing month in 1987, and the last haywire week of May, 30 years ago. A week you needed a scorecard and interpreter to figure out. Starting...

Daniel Ellsberg 0

Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  Daniel Ellsberg – Interview from The Today Show – July 2, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Daniel Ellsberg – a name which rang bells long before Assange, Manning and Snowdon, a name associated with helping bring the Vietnam war perhaps a little closer to an end, but...