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August 18, 1973 – “I Had No Prior Knowledge Of The Watergate Break-in”

August 18, 1973 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 18, 1973 – The end of a hair-raising week worth of Watergate and the end of an excursion into Cambodia. On August 14th, the bombing campaign of Cambodia by American Air Force bombers...

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July 1, 1973 – Storm Clouds And Finger-Pointing

July 1, 1973 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 1, 1973 – brought a new month and new drama around Capitol Hill. The week ending for this first day of July brought news of Congress demanding an end to the bombing in...

Amber Arcades – In Session At Grasnapolsky 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition 0

Amber Arcades – In Session At Grasnapolsky 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Amber Arcades – in session at Grasnapolsky 2016 – Feb. 12, 2016 – VPRO/3VOOR12-FM – Netherlands – Amber Arcades – one of the newer lights on the musical horizon, recorded at Grasnapolsky 2016 in The Netherlands and recorded earlier this month by VPRO. Amber Arcades is the alter-ego of Annelotte...

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency – NPR-National Town Meeting – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Presidency. In 1975, with the country reeling over Watergate and the White House now occupied by someone not elected to the highest office, the question arose as to just how much power the President...

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‘I Am Not A Crook!’ – Nixon Press Conference – November 19, 1973

– President Nixon Press Conference – November 17, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Probably one of the most famous and often-quoted lines associated with a President of the United States in history. The infamous “I Am Not A Crook” quote, given during a press conference, this November 17th...

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975 0

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 15th, 40 years ago was about yet another mishap/near catastrophe President Ford was involved in. This time the blame was placed squarely on the Police Department in Hartford Connecticut where they failed...

The Guessing Game – August 7, 1974 0

The Guessing Game – August 7, 1974

– ABC Radio Network – News, reports and Bulletins – August 7, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day in 1974 had everything (or just about everything) to do with Watergate and the fate of President Richard Nixon. Support had evaporated when it was disclosed he...

Weekend Of The Long Knives – April 23, 1973 0

Weekend Of The Long Knives – April 23, 1973

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – April 23, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy and dramatic day, this April 23rd in 1973. Watergate was the focus. And rumors, accusations, revelations and finger-pointing at the highest of places...

A Scene Of Chaos – March 18, 1975 0

A Scene Of Chaos – March 18, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – March 18, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Drawing comparisons to the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu in 1954, news for this March 18th, 40 years ago was about widespread panic...

Goodnight Johnny – January 23, 2005 2

Goodnight Johnny – January 23, 2005

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WCBS-CBS News – Report on Death of Johnny Carson – January 23, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 10 years ago, if you were around before 1992, Johnny Carson was part of your life....