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Tagged: D.C.

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April 5, 1941 – War In Europe: Good News From Cairo – Bad News From Yugoslavia

April 5, 1941 – NBC News Of The World -Special Report on Yugoslavia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1941 – News of the war in Europe was making the headlines – with both good news and ominous news in equal measure. In a dispatch from Cairo which...

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A Khrushchev Press Conference – September 27, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Nikita Khrushchev Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington D.C.– September 27, 1959. After a whirlwind tour of the U.S., which included a refusal by Walt Disney to let Khrushchev visit Disneyland, the Soviet Premier gave his final press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. before...

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...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union 0

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...