Tagged: Adlai Stevenson II

Edward Stettinius - Nelson Rockefeller 0

March 5, 1945 – Edward Stettinius And The United Nations – The Chapultepec Conference

March 5, 1945 – Secretary Of State Edward Stettinius – Address from Mexico City Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 5, 1945 – A significant day in history. The formulation, planning and development of a World Organization to formulate guidelines for an international peace-keeping body. On this day,...

The Cold War and The Atomic Bomb 0

Cold War – The Atomic Bomb And The UN – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Atomic Energy And The UN – NBC Radio – Chicago University Round Table – October 24, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Atomic Energy; for good or for extermination – that was the big question hovering over the world in 1948. The Soviet Union was making ominous gestures and...

Florynce Kennedy - 1968 0

December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

Trenches on the Western Front 0

November 30, 1939 – France At War – View From The Front

November 30, 1939 – Victor Lusinchi Reports From France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 30, 1939 – with the War in Europe now three months old, the anticipation of a long, drawn out series of battles and maneuvers was causing many to feel this was The Great War...

Kirill Kondrashin 0

Kirill Kondrashin And The Amsterdam Concertgebouw Play Music Of Mozart And Strauss – 1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam – Kirill Kondrashin, Cond – Jan Wijn, Piano – Nov. 29, 1972 – VPRO – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A short but historic concert this week – the legendary Amsterdam Concertgebouw, conducted by Kirill Kondrashin with Dutch pianist Jan Wijn in a performance of the Mozart...

British Troops - Maginot Line 0

November 5, 1939 – Day In The Life Of A Phony War

Arthur Mann Reporting from London – November 5, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – During that period of time, between September of 1939 and May of 1940, known as The Phony War. Preparations were being made in anticipation of another long series of trench battles – just as it...

Eleanor Roosevelt - Meet The Press 0

Eleanor Roosevelt Discusses Mid-Term Elections – Democrats – Women In Politics – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Eleanor Roosevelt – Meet The Press – October 26, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, contrary to fading into the woodwork and living our her days in peaceful obscurity, took to the world political stage after the death of her husband, Franklin, and...

Son Of Sam - David Berkowitz 0

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...

Counter-culture Americana 0

“Not Necessarily Beautiful But . . . Stoned” – Drugs And Counterculture Americana – 1970 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Drug Scene In America – Groovin’ – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – America’s long-standing love affair with all things distracting. Drugs, by the late 1960s were just as much part of American culture as Hot Dogs. Part of it was understandable – if you were...

Dr. Martin Luther King 0

June 9, 2000 – Martin Luther King: Putting A Conspiracy To Rest . . .Temporarily

June 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 9, 2000 – The big news this day were findings of a Justice Department investigation into Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination and concluding that it was not the object of a conspiracy,...