Tagged: Bernie Sanders

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update 0

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 –...

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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 0

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....

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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...

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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...

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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 0

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...

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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? 0

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 0

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...