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Archibald Cox - 1973 0

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...

Panama Canal demonstrations 1978 0

April 14, 1978 – Considering Panama – Mysterious Leukemia

https://s3.amazonaws.com/oildale/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/22030154/News-for-April-14-1978.mp3 April 14, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 14, 1978 – this day in 1978 the word was Panama and the issue was ratifying the treaty. On Capitol Hill, debate was raging back and forth and the issue was becoming more complex...

James McCord - Watergate defendant accused of bugging. 0

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...

Big Four Conference - Moscow 1947 0

March 23, 1947 – Big Four Conference In Moscow – Loyalty Oaths In Washington

March 23, 1947 – NBC World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1947. The Big Four Conference was underway in Moscow, the question of Loyalty was the topic of conversation in Washington and floods were inundating Britain. Germany and the issue was reunification and reparations were...

Daniel Ortega 0

March 8, 1990 – Amid Reports – Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Damascus – you name it.

March 8, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1990 – a day built around the operative phrase: “amid reports”, news of a day in flux all over the world. Starting with Afghanistan, where reports were sketchy, but told of a day after...

Pete Wilson - election 1990 0

November 7, 1990 – Election Day, Come And Gone In 1990

November 7, 1990 – Post-Election News – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1990 – it was the morning after the election and a dismal 35% turnout in what was described as the lowest for anoff-year election in history. Not much had changed, although...

Pres. Clinton and Congressional leaders - 1996 0

September 28, 1996 – A Most Contentious Congress

September 28, 1996 – NPR – Weekend Edition News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 28, 1996 – 20 years ago, it was billed as the most contentious Congress in recent history. The 104th Congress was about to hit the history books. Early on this morning, legislators and White...