Tagged: Abilene

Berlin - April 26, 1945

April 26, 1945 – Berlin 3/4 Gone, Collapse In Italy And A Grocer Named Bartholdy

April 26, 1945 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1945 – news of the war and news that Berlin was capitulating fast. 3/4 of the city was now under Russian occupation, while sporadic fighting continued in some streets while cleanup was already...

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC – Listen To Washington – The Subversive Activities Control Board – Sept. 21, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – At the height of the Red Scare in the 1950s, a little-known/barely publicized organization started up in Washington. The Subversive Activities Control Board was headed up by former...

President Eisenhower - 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

It helps – it helps a lot: Become a Patron! A Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot to do with the Big-4 Conference and the snafu over the initial Salk Polio vaccinations which many were...

Invasion Of Crete – May 22, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – May 22, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 22nd in 1941, which was the 627th day of War, was about the continuing expansion of the War in...