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President Eisenhower Press Conference

April 12, 1954 – An Eisenhower Press Conference – Presidents Being Presidential

President Eisenhower’s Press Conference – May 12, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Contrary to what you may think now, Presidential News conferences were regular affairs – sometimes weekly, always at least monthly. No Press Secretary running flak – just the President and the Press. Although some press conferences were...

Elliot Richardson - Issues & Answers - 1970

May 1970 – Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Policy, Protest And Public Opinion – Weekend Reference Room

Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Issues & Answers – ABC News – May 12, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the tide of opposition to the Vietnam War and our escalation of the war into Cambodia, and with the deaths of four students earlier in the week...

Fiddling with the Language lab headphones

It’s June 1970 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In Summer School – You’re A Genius

KMET – B. Mitchel Reed – June 25, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 1970 – Summer School has started. You heard that if you crammed as many classes between the end of June and August, you could graduate early. You like that idea. But Summer School is...

Frank Reed - Hostage release - May 1, 1990

May 1, 1990 – A Hostage Release And A Mayday Celebration, Or Not.

May 1, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1, 1990 – celebrating the release of former hostage Frank Reed, who was held in captivity for some three years before Syria negotiated his freedom. Reed was one of two hostages released in recent days....

James Levine - and The Philadelphia orchestra - 1980

James Levine, Alfred Brendel And The Philadelphia Orchestra Play Music Of Beethoven And Schubert – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

James Levine, Conductor – Alfred Brendel, Piano – The Philadelphia Orchestra Concert – November 8, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic concerts back in the U.S. this week – The Philadelphia Orchestra, guest conducted by James Levine and featuring Alfred Brendel as Piano soloist in a concert featuring...

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

February 16, 1974 – Quietly Losing A Dissident – Loudly Gaining A Hostage

February 16, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1974 – a week focusing on a dissident and a hostage. The dissident in question was writer and outspoken Soviet critic Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, whose milestone novel The Gulag Archipelago not only won...

New York Teenager - 1968

It’s Election Night 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – You Worked For Bobby Kennedy – You Handed Out Flyers For Hubert Humphrey, But You Can’t Vote – You’re Glued To WABC

WABC – 12:00 midnight – 1:00 am – November 6, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s Election Night: November 6, 1968. It’s also a school night, but you don’t care. You want to find out who’s going to be President. And even though you can’t vote, because you’re...

Ft. Bragg Crime scene

October 27, 1995 – Incident At Ft. Bragg

October 27, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 27, 1995 – this day was marked by another mass shooting – this one on an Army base at Ft. Bragg North Carolina, killing one and wounding some 18, with three listed in critical condition....