Tagged: Barack Obama

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Clinic – Live At Reading 1997 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Clinic – Live At Reading Festival 1997 – BBC Radio 1 – Clinic for the middle of the week. Clinic are an Indie/Alternative/Experimental/Post-Punk/Neo-Psych band from Liverpool who got started in 1997. From their Wikipedia page: Vocalist and rhythm guitarist Ade Blackburn and lead guitarist Hartley (born Jonathan Christopher Hartley, Liverpool),...

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March 7, 1980 – Hostages And Primaries: Fingers Crossed

March 7, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1980 – Lots of finger crossing, this day in 1980. Starting with the American Embassy hostage situation in Tehran – going into its 125 day. Iranian Foreign Minister Ghotbzadeh indicated the U.S. captives would...

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Adlai Stevenson Assesses The Future Of The Democratic Party – 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

Adlai Stevenson – assessing the 1952 elections and looking to the future – February 14, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you’re a history buff, or are old enough to remember either the 1952 or 1956 Presidential election, or his famous showdown with Russia’s¬†Ambassador Zorin at the United...

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Defense Secretary McNamara Addresses The DNC Platform – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara – Address To Democratic Party Platform Committee – August 17, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Seven days after the infamous “Gulf of Tonkin Incident“, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was giving a pep talk to the Democratic Party Platform, ahead of the Convention which...

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February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

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John Anderson: Presidential Candidate 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

John Anderson – Face The Nation – Feb. 3, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Anderson, upon hearing of his death last year, many people had forgotten who John Anderson was, and what was significant about him. Anderson was running for President in 1980. As a Republican, he...

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January 29, 1980 – Colliding Ships – Confronting Campaigns – Coordinating Rebels

January 29, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1980 – From disasters at sea to rebels in Afghanistan, it was a busy news day. Starting with word that the Coastguard Cutter Blackthorn had sunk after being rammed by an oil Tanker off...

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January 26, 1981 – Former Hostages Arrive At West Point – Decompression Amid A Carnival Atmosphere

January 26, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News + Newsbreak – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 26, 1981 – With celebrations continuing for the freed 52 American hostages, along with the carnival-like atmosphere that went along with their homecoming, the decompression and readjustment from 444 days...

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January 25, 1944 – National Service Act – Henry L. Stimson

Secretary Of War Henry L. Stimson -Address regarding The National Service Act – January 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1944 – With the tide of war slowly turning in favor of the allies, many felt sure it would be over soon, certainly by the end...

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January 23, 1989 – Tajikistan – Salvador Dali And A Cleaner, More Ethical Presidency.

January 23, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 23, 1989 – An earthquake in Tajikistan, settling down to business in Washington, and an icon of the Art World and Popular Culture died. All in a day. The news from the Soviet republic of...