Tagged: Barack Obama

Jesse Unruh 0

Jesse Unruh – California Power Broker – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jesse Unruh – Meet The Press – November 19, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jesse Unruh – a name that doesn’t ring many bells these days, even in California, unless you’re a Political Science Major, go to USC and attend the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics or spend...

George Bush - Rumors that Mom went ballistic 0

November 3, 2000 – Election 2000: The Last Minute Surprise

November 3, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 2000 – Days before Election 2000, the last minute mud was being slung around the campaign trail. This time in the form of the uncovering of a DUI (Driving Under the...

Leadership For America 1975 0

What Kind Of Leadership Does America Want? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR -America’s Town Meeting – American Leadership In The Coming Election – Oct. 1, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – America was in a quandary in 1975. Suffering through the Watergate scandal and the fall of Richard Nixon, along with the soul-searching going on at the end of the...

Wall Street 1979 0

October 10, 1979 – The Annual Wall Street Blood-Bath

Patrons. You know what to do: Become a Patron! October 10, 1979 – The scene was Wall Street; the situation was the yearly plunge, sell-off, blood-bath, hysteria and nervous breakdown. October in 1979 proved to be no different, as stocks slid more than 26 points this day in October, amid...

Thomas E. Dewey 1

A Thomas E. Dewey Campaign Address – Sept. 25, 1944 – Past Daily Reference Room

Thomas E. Dewey – Campaign address – September 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thomas E. Dewey – probably not a name that rings a lot of bells these days, but in 1944 and 1948 he was the Republican Candidate for President, running first against Franklin Roosevelt and...

Begin and the Knesset 0

September 25, 1978 – Pitching The Knesset – The Camp David Accords Debate

September 25, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 25, 1978 – With the echoes of the Camp David Accords ceremony between Jimmy Carter, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat still ringing in everyone’s heads, the process of accepting and adopting and debating began. At...

Mussolini address in Rome 0

September 18, 1938 – Italy Joins The Crisis – Mussolini Gives Hitler A Thumbs-Up –

September 18, 1938 – EIAR, Rome – Address by Benito Mussolini on the Munich Crisis – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 18, 1938 – as tensions increased in Europe, the Fascist government of Italy and Axis ally of Germany, Benito Mussolini voiced his support of the German stance on...

America's Future 0

Does America Have A Future? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

America Future – NPR – National Town Meeting – July 2, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Does America have a future? Even in 1975, the question alone brought an avalanche of grimaces, shrugged shoulders and baffled Thousand Yard Stares. Nobody really knew – all they could do was...

Yevgeny Svetlanov 0

Yevgeny Svetlanov And The USSR Symphony – Prague Festival 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

USSR Symphony – Yevgeny Svetlanov, Conductor – 1977 Prague Spring Festival – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week; The USSR Symphony conducted by Yevgeny Svetlanov and recorded during the Prague Spring Festival 1977. Three works are featured – opening with Symphony Number 1 (Classical) by Prokofiev,...