Tagged: Adlai Stevenson

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

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Adlai Stevenson – Address To The 1960 Democratic Convention – Past Daily Convention Snapshot

Adlai Stevenson – 1960 Democratic Convention Address – July 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Adlai Stevenson, saying goodbye but not farewell at the 1960 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. Having already been a candidate for President in the 1952 and 1956 elections, Stevenson was not interested in running...

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Adlai Stevenson Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention

Adlai Stevenson – Tribute to former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Adlai Stevenson, who was Presidential candidate for the Democrats in 1952 and 1956 and who became U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations up to the time of...

Adlai Stevenson’s Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Address to 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During a day filled with solemn tributes and loud celebrations. UN Ambassador, former Governor of Illinois and two-time Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson offered a...

A Few Words From Adlai Stevenson – August 16-17, 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

    Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual Radio Coverage of Democratic Convention – August 16, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The day before Democratic Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson was scheduled to give his acceptance speech for the nomination, he made a special appearance the...

March 18, 1958 – Cold War Thaws And Tensions – Adlai Stevenson, Pierre Mendes France And Hugh Gaitskill – Past Daily Reference Room

If you can: Become a Patron! At the time of this broadcast, March 18, 1958, the Cold War had been going on for some 13 years. Glimmers of hope every now and then, thaws in frozen relationships, but some incident always set the agitation back, some change of political heart,...

A Wild And Wooly Presidential Campaign . . .In The Philippines – November 11, 1957

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on the Hour – November 11, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Aside from the obvious, November 11th was a busy news day in 1957. With Filipinos gearing up for a visit to the polls in what was referred...

Yes Or No . . .Don’t Wait For The Translation – October 24, 1962

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Ambassador Adlai Stevenson confronts Soviet Ambassador Zorin – continuing coverage – October 24, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the pitch increased and the nerves got shorter, this October 24th in 1962 reached just below boiling point at the United...

Farewell To Adlai – July 19, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS World News Roundup – July 19. 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While news for this July 19th in 1965 continued concnerning the on-going War in Vietnam, with fighting from the previous day being considered some of the worst since Korea...

If It’s July 18, 1965 – It Must Be Vietnam

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 18, 1965 – WOR-AM, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News reports on the war in Vietnam were coming with such regularity in 1965 as to almost make the news humdrum and monotonous. So the news for this...