Tagged: Abraham Lincoln

The Fabulous, But Flawed Economy Of 1964 – Jan. 5, 1964

The Fabulous, But Flawed Economy Of 1964 – Jan. 5, 1964

The Economy in 1964 – ABC Radio Issues and Answers – January 5, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The economy of 1964: More robust, more profit, more expansion than at any other time in U.S. history. The numbers of newly minted wealthy were getting higher by the minute....

First Week Of War – December 15, 1941

First Week Of War – December 15, 1941

First Week Of War – News and updates for December 15, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – First Week of War. December 15, 1941 – Still recounting the events of the previous Sunday and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Still counting up the dead and...

Hospital 1940s

Affordable Healthcare In America 1941 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Become a Patron! Healthcare in America, affordable Healthcare in America, has been a subject of discussion, debate and attempted legislation going back to 1909 and before. Some of the earliest proposals came from the administration of Teddy Roosevelt who, in the midst of dramatic reform in other aspects of our...

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...

A few Words From Elsa Lanchester, Shelley Berman, Dolores Hart and Abe Feder with Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

A few Words From Elsa Lanchester, Shelley Berman, Dolores Hart and Abe Feder with Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Sunday Night With Mitch Miller – February 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A few legendary names this week, interviewed by the inimitable Mitch Miller on his weekly radio program Sunday Evening With Mitch, which...

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss

The fellow in the cartoon, the one hanging off a cliff. The one with the word Bryan hanging out of his pocket. Any idea who that is? History buffs immediately know it’s William Jennings Bryan. Most people will go, who? The name William Jennings Bryan was universally known throughout the...

A Few Words About Lincoln From Carl Sandburg – 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Carl Sandburg addresses Congress on occasion of Lincoln’s 150th birthday – February 12, 1959 As no doubt many of you know, next week will mark the 205th birthday of Abraham Lincoln. On February 12th 1959, the great American poet and Lincoln...