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Monopolies

Before The Days Of Mergers We Called Them Monopolies – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Monopolies – Are They Bad For Business? – Chicago University Roundtable – April 1, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Monopolies – a word that’s not used much anymore. It’s what used it used to be called when one company bought out several smaller companies and emerged as the...

Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

– Bhopal Aftermath – CBS World News Roundup – December 4, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had a lot to do with the continually unfolding story in Bhopal India. A poison gas leak from a Union Carbide Chemical plant, exposing some 500,000 people –...

President Eisenhower - 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

It helps – it helps a lot: Become a Patron! A Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot to do with the Big-4 Conference and the snafu over the initial Salk Polio vaccinations which many were...

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hearing this newscast today, you would think the Cyanide gas leak at the Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal India was not serious. But the...