Tagged: California

Thomas E. Dewey (L) and Earl Warren (R) 0

Earl Warren Campaigns For VP – October 28, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Earl Warren – GOP vice-Presidential Nominee addresses crowd at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco – October 28, 1948. The 1948 Presidential election season was an interesting one. Not only was it miscalculated, but it also gave us one candidate who made a lasting impact on our country for many...

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Detroit – City Of The Future In 1949 – October 7, 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

As a kid growing up in Detroit in the 1950s, I wasn’t really aware of how much Detroit was different than other cities. It was a place I lived with my family and I had no other frame of reference. I was however, aware that my father, who worked in...

Regan Campaigning 0

October 7, 1980 – Election ’80 – 4 Weeks And Counting – Reagan-Carter Campaigns Heading To The Wire.

With 4 weeks to go, the 1980 Presidential campaign was in the home stretch. On this October 7,1980, the polls were all over the place and the candidates were in high gear; pressing the flesh, promising the moon. And the election rhetoric started to get harsh. President Carter, insisting there...

Ollie Mania

May 7, 1989 – Oliver North Trial: Not A Pleasure Cruise. Space Shuttle Atlantis: Second Time; A Go. Exxon Valdes: The Gift That Keeps Giving.

  May 7, 1989 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 7, 1989 – A week full of wonderment. Starting with the verdict in the Col. Oliver North trial. North was on trial for his participation in the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal during...

John Doe #2 - Oklahoma City Boming

May 4, 1995 – The Search For John Doe #2 – Oklahoma City Bombing Aftermath

May 4, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 4, 1995 – 15 days after the Oklahoma City Bombing, Police, FBI and ATF agents were still sifting through rubble, still looking for bodies and still looking for suspects. On this day a sketch emerged...

Michael Fay

April 20, 1994 – Nixon And Gorazde Take Turns For The Worse – The Rod Heard ‘Round The World In Singapore

April 20, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 20, 1994 -Busy day, news-wise. Beginning with word that former President Nixon had suffered a stroke and was not expected to pull out of it. Nixon had been in deteriorating health in recent months. On...

Yes, Let's - in concert

Yes, Let’s – In Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Yes, Let’s – in concert at Paris Theatre – 1985 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – Yes, Let’s in concert to start the week. Don’t feel badly if they ring no bells with you. With only one single released and a rumored album (produced...

Los Angeles - March 25, 2006

March 26, 2006 – The Age-Old Issue Of Immigrants – Past Daily Reference Room

March 26, 2006 – Face The Nation – The issue of Immigration – The War In Iraq – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The question of immigration, or rather the question of illegal immigration and what to do about making it more difficult for someone to enter the U.S. illegally,...

Eleanor Perry

Eleanor Perry Discusses Writing, Film And Feminism – 1974 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Eleanor Perry – Interviewed by Arthur Knight – In Conversation Series – October 28, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Eleanor Perry, who left before the changes and upheavals in the film business started, would have been heartened by the current state of affairs. Probably would have given a...

King Vidor - Marion Davies

An Interview With King Vidor – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

King Vidor – In Conversation With Arthur Knight – March 3, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you’re a film student or devoted to the history of Cinema, the name King Vidor may not ring many bells with you. The history of Cinema, particularly the early days, is...