Tagged: Ambassadors of the United States

Lech Walesa

December 21, 1981 – Poland’s Military Goes After The Church – Arrests And Threats

December 21, 1981 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1981 – The odyssey of Poland continues. With government crackdowns and now threats of moving after the Roman Catholic Church as it imposed martial Law, a state of perpetual volatility spread throughout the country. Latest...

Eleanor Roosevelt - Meet The Press

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...

FDR and MacKenzie King - 1943

FDR Addresses Canadian Parliament- August 25, 1943 – Past Daily Reference Room

On this August 25th in 1943, President Roosevelt addressed the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa on the occasion of concluding the Quebec Conference with UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Stalin. The War was making progress and the allies were slowly winning – but it wasn’t without struggle. Here...

San Francisco Conference

May 26, 1945 – The Efforts To Wage Peace – San Francisco Conference

While the war continued in the Pacific, efforts to establish a lasting and workable peace in Europe, which would eventually include those places currently embroiled in war, were slowly moving forward. On this May 26th in 1945, meetings were held and issues brought up at this first United Nations Conference,...

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...