White Collar Crime

Hollywood: A state of mind

March 30, 1951 – The Week That Was – A Hollywood State Of Mind.

March 30, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now with Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1951 – What this week sounded like in 1951, and a look at Hollywood at a crossroads. A week loaded with drama – from hearings on Organized Crime to...

Roger Altman - Whitewater hearings

August 3, 1994 – A Grilling And A Derailment

August 3, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1994, the Amtrak’s Lakeshore Limited, from New York to Chicago, derailed outside of Buffalo New York, injuring 125 passengers, some of them seriously. In Washington, the infamous Whitewater hearings continued, with a...

Senate Watergate Hearings

This Day In Watergate – August 2, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 2, 1973 – CBS Radio – Senate Watergate Hearings, recap of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Senate Watergate Hearings dragged on throughout the entire Summer of 1973, the testimony was illuminating, frustrating and and mystifying, as witness after witness was sworn in to give...

Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan – Portrait In Sound – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Aneurin Bevan – The Member of Abbw Vale: Portrait In Sound – BBC Transcription Service, circa 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aneurin Bevan is a name that probably rings no bells here in the U.S. – however, ask someone in Britain who Aneurin Bevan was and, depending on...

The Man In The Vicuna Coat – Sherman Adams – September 22, 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Man In The Vicuna Coat – Sherman Adams – September 22, 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Sherman Adams- resignation address – September 22, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Scandals at the White House have never been anything new – they happened in just about every administration since Washington. The Eisenhower Administration in the 1950s was no different. White House Chief Assistant Sherman Adams,...

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

– The Peoples Voice with Clifford E. Clinton – KEHE, Los Angeles – March 11-April 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Angeles has had no shortage of colorful and controversial figures throughout its history; more than its fair share of famous and infamous characters who became embedded...

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

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...

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 5:00 pm News – April 20, 2010 – CBS News Only 5 years ago, but this April 20th was loaded with awe and wonder in 2010. The devastating Volcano which erupted...

Daze In Court – February 17, 1995

Daze In Court – February 17, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World New Roundup – February 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Twenty years ago, February 17th was all about courts and trials and lawsuits. Starting with the infamous “Trial of The Century” – the OJ...

Mad Dash To The Finish Line – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 31, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Down to the wire – the last full week of campaigning before America went to the polls, this week ending October 31st, in 1976. President Ford and...