Tagged: Assassination of John F. Kennedy

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January 9, 1973 – New Orleans Snipers And Paris Peace Talks

January 9, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 9, 1973 – A siege ends and a ceasefire stalls. The three-day long sniper drama at the Howard Johnson’s Hotel in Downtown New Orleans came to an end. The sniper was shot dead, but not after...

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G. Mennen Williams Goes To Africa – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  G. Mennen Williams – Meet The Press – Discussion on Africa – March 28, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Assistant Secretary Of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams returned from a month-long tour of sixteen African nations, he returned with a suitcase full of mixed messages....

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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...

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November 7, 1991 – A NATO Summit In Rome – Questions Over The Death Of Captain Bob

November 7, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1991 – Busy news day. Starting with the NATO summit in Rome where President Bush voiced concerns over the formation of a joint European Army. The Joint Communique, worked out largely before Secretary General...

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A Few Words With Dr. Edward Teller – Father Of The H-Bomb – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dr. Edward Teller – Meet The Press – September 1, 1963 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dr. Edward Teller – Father of the H-Bomb, being interview during this episode of the NBC series Meet The Press on his resistance to the Nuclear de-armament Treaty, then in...

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July 5, 1983 – Cold War Haggling And A Kerfuffle Named Watt

July 5, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 am news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 5, 1983 – the morning after fireworks and barbecues, the world continued to spin. Starting with news from Moscow that a meeting between West Germany’s Helmut Kohl and Russia’s...

Anti-War Protests 1960s 0

President Ford Proposes Amnesty – September 16, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Ford – Amnesty Proposal for Vietnam era Deserters and resisters – September 16, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The War in Southeast Asia; the seemingly endless conflict that consumed Vietnam, as well as Cambodia and Laos and left them countries enveloped in widespread destruction for almost three...

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Charles Lindbergh And America First – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Charles Lindbergh – Address at America First Rally, San Francisco – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh who, in 1927 became the first to successfully pilot an airplane from Long Island New York to Paris, won hero status throughout the world and changed...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend 0

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

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Convention Countdown – July 6, 1960 –

– NBC Radio 1960 Democratic Convention Preview – July 6, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the excitement surrounding the Democratic Convention reached a fever-pitch, the airwaves were flooded with a seemingly endless barrage of programs dealing with the Convention itself, the candidates, the sure-bets, the odds-on favorite, the...