Tagged: Abraham Lincoln

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October 27, 1944 – A Campaign Stump Speech From FDR

October 27, 1944 – FDR Campaign Address – Shibe Park, Philadelphia – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In many ways a poles-apart contrast to the Presidential campaign of this year, the Presidential Campaign of 72 years ago was an unprecedented Fourth-term run for Franklin D. Roosevelt. Coupled...

Freddie Mercury

December 1, 1991 – A Week Of Wonders And Loss – Not The Least, Freddie Mercury

ABC World News This Week – December 1, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 1, 1991 – A week where the Cold War was starting to fade from view. A week where The Doomsday Clock was set at its lowest point at seventeen minutes before midnight. A far...

White House Press Room - 1957

When A President Suffers A Stroke – Eisenhower’s Health Scare – November 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – News Bulletin on President Eisenhower – November 26, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When President Eisenhower suffered his first heart attack in 1955, concerns mounted over the health of the President; would he step down due to health reasons, would his vice-President Richard Nixon fulfill...

India- China border War - Nov. 1962

November 22, 1962 – Showdown On Tax Reform – Taking A Breather In The India-China War

November 22, 1962 – NBC Radio News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1962 – A busy Thanksgiving Day in 1962. On Capitol Hill, an uproar over the new Tax Reform package and fears it may be shot down. Congressional leaders were putting the brakes...

President Roosevelt

November 15, 1939 – President Roosevelt Lays The Cornerstone At The Jefferson Memorial – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! November 15, 1939 – On this day, President Roosevelt took part in the ceremonies laying the cornerstone for the Jefferson Memorial. A project which had been in planning stages since 1926. On this day, FDR laid the cornerstone. Copies of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution,...

TV in the classroom - 1957

Schools Of The Future – TV In Classroom 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – The New World: TV In The Classroom – June 2, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Strange as it may seem now – the most high-tech and brave-new-world innovation taking place in the American classroom was the introduction of Television as a teaching tool. TV, just...

Senator John F. Kennedy

October 17, 1960 – Senator John F. Kennedy At Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator John F. Kennedy – Campaign Address at Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – October 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Senator John F. Kennedy – 57 years ago today. On the campaign trail for the Presidency, Senator John F. Kenndy speaking before a capacity audience at Wittenburg University...

William Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – Entering The Era Of Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1986 – After three days of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, William Rehnquist had been successfully approved as Chief Justice of the United States. In the end, it was a weary Utah Senator...

McGovern - Eagleton

July 25,1972 – A Candidate Under Scrutiny – Eagleton Discloses Issues

July 25, 1972 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 25, 1972 – Only days after the Democratic Convention celebration in Atlanta, questions rose to the surface about George McGovern’s choice as running mate, Thomas Eagleton. Reports surfaced that Eagleton had been hospitalized three times...