Tagged: ABC News

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November 3, 2000 – Election 2000: The Last Minute Surprise

November 3, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 2000 – Days before Election 2000, the last minute mud was being slung around the campaign trail. This time in the form of the uncovering of a DUI (Driving Under the...

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Most People Don’t Know Who This Is – If You’re A Past Daily Regular, You Do – Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser

Click on the link here: (Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser) to lend your support and help keep history alive. If you’re a fan of history, or just like to be aware of the world around you, there are people you know about, figures who are pivotal and an indelible part of...

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September 28, 1944 – Bold Efforts To Cut The War Short, But Maybe Not By Christmas

September 28, 1944 – NBC News of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 28, 1944 – Despite upbeat assessments and advances along some fronts, the expected crossing of the Siegfried Line into Germany hadn’t been accomplished yet. There was still plenty of resistance and it prompted Prime...

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August 17, 1977 DAE (Day After Elvis) – Mourners Descend On Graceland

August 17, 1977 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 17, 1977 – It was the day after the death of Elvis Presley. A wave of nostalgia hit the country as fans by the thousands gathered outside his Graceland home in Memphis to...

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August 11, 1977 – Mayor Beame: “The People Of New York Can Rest Easy This Morning” – Son Of Sam

August 11, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 11, 1977 – it was a jubilant Mayor Abraham Beame of New York who was very pleased to announce that “the people of the City of New York can rest easy this morning, because of...

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Ted Kennedy Enters The Other Family Business – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Ted Kennedy – Meet The Press – March 11, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In March of 1962, the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy, Edward “Ted” Kennedy, had finished a trip overseas and came back to announce his plans to join his other two brothers in...

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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...