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Labor Day In Wartime 1941 0

FDR Has A Labor Day Message – 1941

– President Franklin D. Roosevelt – Labor Day Message – September 1, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With Europe at War and America becoming increasingly involved, Labor Day in 1941 (which came on September 1st that year) found the U.S. geared for war production – the labor force...

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949 0

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949

– Voices And Events- week ending July 17, 1949 – NBC Radio Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for the week, ending on July 17 in 1949 had much to do with plane crashes and turmoil. A plane crash over Bombay India claimed the lives of a group...

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 3

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

Taft-Hartley Becomes Law – June 23, 1947 0

Taft-Hartley Becomes Law – June 23, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Headline News – June 23, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A lot of Labor news this June 23rd in 1947. Starting with the override of President Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley bill, the Senate voted...

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958 0

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – Cedric Foster News – April 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The news was about Recession and Unemployment and what Capitol Hill was going to do about it, this April 28th in 1958. The...

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‘I Must Decline To Answer Your Question Because The Committee Lacks Jurisdiction’ – The Teamsters Investigation – March 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Hearing Time – Teamsters Hearings – March 26, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The decade of the 50s will go down, at least in part, as the Decade Of The Congressional Committee Hearing. Seemingly every week...

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: The Great Society Program – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Johnson swept to victory in 1964, his goal was to create The Great Society. An update of FDR’s New Deal of...

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995 0

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Weekend All Things Considered – January 22, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. January 22, 1995 – a day with across-the-board hostilities, of the physical and emotional kind, and the announcement of the death of...

About The Weather . . . – January 13, 1982 0

About The Weather . . . – January 13, 1982

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – January 13, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This January 13th in 1982 was probably not all that far removed from most January 13th’s on the Eastern half of the U.S. The...

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981 0

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – December 18, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The saga of Solidarity and the mass strikes in Poland continued and escalated, this December 18, 1981. Despite efforts at a crackdown and imposition of...