Tagged: Barry Goldwater

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The Frenzy Realized – July 15, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Continuous Convention Coverage – July 15, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 1964 Republican Convention continued on this July 15th, fifty years ago, the day of Nominations wasn’t such a surprise or shock. Of the 635...

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Nelson Rockefeller And The Night Of The Long Knives – July 14, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Continuous Convention Coverage – July 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a continuation to my post earlier today, here is the address (and reaction) by Governor Nelson Rockefeller during adoption of the Party Platform on July 14, 1964....

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A Desire For Five-Cent Beer And Five-Cent Cigars – July 14, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – continuing coverage of 1964 Republican Convention – July 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifty years ago this week, the news was all about the dramatic events unfolding at the 1964 Republican Convention. The new wave of...

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Ike Gives An Earful – Former President Eisenhower Press Conference/Republican Convention Preview – July 13, 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 Convention Preview – Eisenhower Press Conference – NBC Radio – July 13, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming up in a few days will be the 50th anniversary of the Republican Convention of Barry Goldwater.  The four days that...

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Girding Up For A Convention – Senator Everett Dirksen – July 5, 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Senator Everett Dirksen on Issues and Answers – July 5, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading into the Republican Convention of 1964, this day 50 years ago American media was taken up with the subject of who would run against...

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May 15, 1964 – Free-For-All Primaries – The Bobby Baker Affair

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News via WXYZ-Detroit – May 15, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in May, 1964 was all about Primary fever and the race to the White House. On May 15th, voters were going to the polls in...

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Roy Wilkins Has A Word Or Two About Race Relations In 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Issues and Answers – Roy Wilkins – Interviewed by Howard K. Smith – April 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to what is often said in some circles as a time when such landmark legislation as...

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Funny Things On The Way To The White House – March 10, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News+ News from WXYZ, Detroit – March 10,1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifty years ago today, battle lines were being drawn for the Presidential election of 1964. The very first Republican Party Primary, in New Hampshire was underway....

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Here Comes The Great Society – LBJ’s State Of The Union – January 8. 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Johnson – State of the Union Address – January 8, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day fifty years ago, President Johnson declared War on Poverty in his first State of The Union Address – January 8, 1964. Debated...

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JFK In Florida – November 18, 1963

  Become a Patron! The news for this day in 1963 focused on the speaking tour President Kennedy had embarked on throughout the state of Florida. Although it was billed as “non-political“, most agreed it was a tour designed to shore up lagging support for Democrats in what was sure to...