Vietnam War

Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

January 23, 1989 – Tajikistan – Salvador Dali And A Cleaner, More Ethical Presidency.

January 23, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 23, 1989 – An earthquake in Tajikistan, settling down to business in Washington, and an icon of the Art World and Popular Culture died. All in a day. The news from the Soviet republic of...

Protesting the Vietnam War in 1970

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1970 – You Live In San Francisco – You’re Going To Turn 18 – If You’re A Guy, You’re Worried.

KYA – San Francisco – Bwana Johnny – June 20, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were turning 18 anytime between 1965 and 1973, you were preoccupied with the Draft. In case you missed it – The Draft was involuntary induction into the Military, and once you...

U.S. Military force - 1972

National Security And Military Power – 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – National Security Hearings – Military Power – June 4, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the early 1970s, with our military strength drained through a protracted Vietnam war, our Foreign Policy was brought into question and the whole issue of breakdowns in negotiations between nations, eventually...

Henry Kissinger

October 12, 1972 – Vietnam Peace Speculation And A Nothing Burger Named Watergate.

October 12, 1972 – NBC Nightly News – Audio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1972. A Presidential election campaign in full-swing and Vietnam peace negotiations in Paris were looking hopeful. Henry Kissinger came back to Washington after four days of private meetings with North Vietnams top negotiators...

Gen. Maxwell Taylor - 1965

August 8, 1965 – Gen. Maxwell Taylor Meets The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

General Maxwell Taylor – NBC-Monitor: Meet The Press – August 8, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – General Maxwell Taylor, returning to the U.S. after spending a year as our Ambassador to South Vietnam went before the panel on Meet The Press and told, in no uncertain terms, that...