Watergate

Senate Judiciary committee Hearings July 1974

July 29, 1974 – Judiciary Impeachment Hearings: Day 5 – The Ayes Have It.

July 29, 1974 – CBS Radio – Judiciary Impeachment Hearings Report: Day 5 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 29, 1974 – As the Senate Judiciary Impeachment Hearings continued, and as each article of Impeachment was voted on, the initial fear, agony and sadness over passage of the first...

President Nixon Press Conf. March 19, 1974

A Nixon – Watergate Press Conference – March 19, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Nixon Press Conference -Houston, Texas – March 19, 1974 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As support for Richard Nixon continued to fall apart, even his staunchest allies were calling for his resignation. Shortly before this press conference, delivered in Houston Texas at the annual convention...

Leon Jaworski

May 20, 1974 – “The President is Making A Farce Of The Special Prosecutors Office” – Leon Jaworski

May 20, 1974 – NBC Nightly News With Edwin Newman – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 20, 1974 – with all the news during the Watergate Scandal, there never seemed to be any lack of sudden upheavals in the White House. The Watergate scandal was dragging on, almost two...

Archibald Cox - 1973

Saturday Night Massacre – Archibald Cox Firing – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Archibald Cox Firing – CBS Radio – Washington Week In Review – October 20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Archibald Cox, Attorney General in the Nixon Administration during the Watergate era. Archibald Cox was the Special Prosecutor, investigating the Watergate scandal and had subpoenaed President Nixon to supply...

James McCord - Watergate defendant accused of bugging.

James McCord Talks About Wiretapping And Watergate – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

James McCord on Face The Nation – June 3, 1973 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James McCord, one of the many figures involved in the Watergate break-in and subsequent coverup. A former CIA agent, who also worked for the FBI, he was an electronics expert and...

Sen. James Buckley

Cracks In The Facade: Sen. James Buckley Calls On Nixon To Resign – 1974

  Sen. James Buckley – News Conference – March 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Nixon years and the Watergate era – certainly one of the most emotionally draining episodes in our country’s history. When even Nixon’s most conservative supporters from the GOP were calling on him...

Watergate

. . . And They Called It Watergate – Nixon And Drama At The White House – 1973

  Impact Of Watergate – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – December 9, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the events of the past week mounting in drama and increasing in intensity almost hourly, many people have recalled another time, another event, where a President of the United States...

Nguyen Van Thieu

October 13, 1972 – Bubbling Peace, Brewing Scandal

October 13, 1972; a lot happening that didn’t seem all that earth shattering at the time, but which wound up becoming game changers in our country’s history. News began with the Peace efforts over the Vietnam War and the major obstacles blocking a settlement. For the previous several days there...

Barbara Jordan and Charles Rangel

Congressional Black Caucus Weighs In On Watergate – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congressional Black Caucus – ABC News Issues and Answers – May 13, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Watergate and the scandal overtaking the Nixon White House had dominated the news and preoccupied the thoughts of much of America. Ironically 1974, the year Watergate was heading to impeachment, was...