Tagged: Bernie Sanders

Sen. Jim Jeffords (R-VT)

May 23, 2001 – A Seismic Senate Shift – A Senator Goes Rogue – A Tax-Cut Cometh

May 23, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 2001 – A day of wonders on Capitol Hill. News that Republican Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont was going to announce his intention to quit the GOP and go Independent had many reeling from...

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra: Your Hit Parade – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Your Hit Parade – October 7, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Frank Sinatra in the 1940s when he was a regular feature on The Lucky Strike Hit Parade. The Hit Parade was a weekly program dedicated to the most popular songs of a given week, presented by a...

Thomas E. Dewey

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...

Chilean Coup 1973

Congress And The CIA – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congress And The CIA – National Town Meeting – November 30, 1974 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Central Intelligence Agency, long the shadowy figure in world affairs, it began in 1947 when President Truman signed The National Security Act into law. And since that time the...

Singapore Airlines flight 006

October 31, 2000 – Tragedy In Tapei – Passing Of An Icon

October 31, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 2000. In what was determined to be the third deadliest aircrash on Taiwanese soil, Singapore Airlines flight 006 crashed on takeoff, killing some 83 out of 179 passengers and seriously injuring 39....

Farrell Dobbs

Farrell Dobbs – 3rd Party Candidate 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Farrell Dobbs – Socialist Workers Party – Campaign Address – August 6, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Farrell Dobbs, candidate for President on the Socialist Workers Party ticket in 1948, took advantage of the Equal Time clause in the 1927 Radio Act and the 1934 Communications Act to...

1952 GOP Convention

Can The GOP Stage A Comeback? 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

1952 Elections – coming up on the close of the GOP Convention in July of 1952. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was chosen as the standard bearer for the Republican Party. And now it was time to assess the chances of a GOP victory come November. Not everyone was convinced it...

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown Talks About California In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

California in 1975. A considerably different state then. But then, as now, it was governed by Edmund G. Brown jr.; Jerry Brown. Son of Pat Brown who presided over California in the 1960s, who was succeeded by Ronald Reagan and then succeeded by Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown during his first...

Strung out - 1970

To Be Young And Strung Out In 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  Youth And Drug Addiction – Father Egan and Members Of Village Haven – May 3, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all the dewey-eyed nostalgia for the 60s, there was the incontrovertible fact that things got a little out of control by the end of the decade...

Wire

Wire In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Wire – in session for John Peel – October 3, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Wire, in their second session for John Peel tonight – recorded on September 20, 1978 and broadcast on October 3rd. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say, my own opinion,...