Tagged: Bernie Sanders

An Otherwise SNAFU Day – November 16, 1995 0

An Otherwise SNAFU Day – November 16, 1995

– NPR – Morning Edition News – November 16, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An otherwise normal day, this November 16, 1995 – politics as usual – warring factions as usual – life going on as usual. Starting with the infamous Government shutdown and the war between Congress...

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #14 0

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #14

  Day #15 – We’re at the mid point, and still a long way to go before getting anywhere near our goal for this Fundraiser.  Another week has gone quickly by and another weekend is rapidly approaching. Don’t know about you, but time  is speeding up. I thought as you...

Quest For A Minimum Wage – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Quest For A Minimum Wage – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– CBS Radio – Cross-Section: USA – Minimum Wage Laws – May 8, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since today is Labor Day, and while many people are busy celebrating – it’s also a day to celebrate the struggles, sacrifices and hard-fought battles the Labor movement has had...

Jethro Tull – Live In Chicago 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Jethro Tull – Live In Chicago 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Jethro Tull – live in Chicago – August 16, 1970 – WXRT-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, this concert happened 45 years ago, almost to the day. Jethro Tull were in the midst of a musical shift; going from the Blues/Jazz-based Rock to something more akin to...

The State Of Unrest – July 1968 0

The State Of Unrest – July 1968

– Meet The Press – Roy Innes-Floyd McKissick – July 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1968 has often been referred to as “The Incredible Year”. Incredible in a lot of ways; not least that America managed to survive what was probably one of the most violent years...

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 3

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

A Few Words From Henry Wallace – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Few Words From Henry Wallace – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Link: Henry Wallace Address – October 20, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Henry Wallace had been largely forgotten in political history, until filmmaker Oliver Stone included his story as part of his series The Untold History Of The United States. Wallace was a pivotal figure during the days of...

It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Mondale – June 5, 1984 0

It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Mondale – June 5, 1984

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 5, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1984 was the big Primary day; the last one before the conventions before everybody settled down to make promises. California was the...

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials 0

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events: 1953 – NBC Radio – Dec. 28, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 61 years ago, a world crammed with extremes. A war in Korea and an armistice, an inquisition on Capitol Hill and...