Tagged: Bernie Sanders

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update

So much going on this April; so many distractions – waves of sadness mixed with endless shouting  – the fear factor looms large – warnings of impending doom – predictions of dire consequences – anger and frustration – helpless and lost. A lot happening; a lot of things grabbing at your attention –...

Racism in America

April 1, 1945 – Racism In Wartime

April 1, 1945 – America United – Racism in America – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1945. As World War 2 started winding down, the subject began to be discussed over what kind of country the U.S. was going to be in a peacetime world. It was still...

March 28, 1976 - George Wallace on Meet The press

March 28, 1976 – A Word From George Wallace

March 28, 1976 – George Wallace On Meet The Press – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28, 1976 – It was a Sunday and it was an election year. And on this day in 1976 it was an interview on Meet The Press with Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace....

March 14, 2000

March 14, 2000 – Locking Up The Nomination And Date-Rape In A Box

March 14, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 14, 2000 – Election 2000 – only three months into it and already Al Gore secured enough delegates to put him over the top. Only a week after Super Tuesday, the batch of...

President Eisenhower

Pres. Eisenhower Talks About Fear – April 4, 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – National Radio Address – “Fear” – April 5, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound collection President Eisenhower – at the height of the Cold War, when apprehension was at its highest level. When fear over another war, or worse, domination by a Soviet Satellite over any country in...

Adlai Stevenson

Adlai Stevenson On U.S.Foreign Policy – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Adlai Stevenson – Address on Foreign Policy – Kennedy/Johnson Campaign – October 19, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Adlai Stevenson, giving a Foreign Policy Address at the Grand Ballroom of the Commodore Hotel in New York on behalf of the Kennedy/Johnson campaign of 1960, and recorded on October...

Student Activism 1969

Student Activism 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Student Activism – Tension In Modern Living – July 2, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Student Activism. It was everywhere; on every College and high school campus. The protests were mostly about the War in Vietnam, but they ultimately ran the gamut – from free speech to Civil...

Ross Perot

Ross Perot And The Populist Resentment Of 1996 – Past Daily Reference Room

Ross Perot – National Press Club Address – October 20,1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Editors Note: With the news today of the passing of Ross Perot, many people are no doubt curious as to who Ross Perot was. And so, I am re-running this post...

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin?

February 10, 1992 – President Harkin?

February 10, 1992 – Campaign ’92 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 10, 1992 – Today was the day of the much-anticipated Iowa Caucuses for this election year. A;though it came as no surprise, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin was the big winner...

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin – On Speaking Freely – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bayard Rustin is a name synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s, but also was an Anti-War activist, campaigner for Gay Rights and economic stability within the Black community. As...