Tagged: Day in history

July 11, 1974 – Haggling Over Impeachment

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of July 11, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! Busy week, this particular one in July 1974. Surprise results from elections in Canada, uneasy ceasefire staying along Israeli borders and that thing called Watergate that kept...

July 10, 1970 -“As Long As They’re Giving Away Free TV Sets, I’ll Bank Here”

Become a Patron! Had there not been so much drama, deceit and upheaval associated with the decade of the 70s, it might have been called “The Goofy Decade”, there was no shortage of strange occurrences taking place during that time. On this particular July 10th in 1970, much of the...

Squabbles, Strikes And Strife – July 10, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News Of The World – July 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this day in 1947 had much to do with the ending of the Coal Strike and the threat of new ones looming. The recently enacted Taft-Hartley Labor...

Do We Need A New Foreign Policy? 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum Of The Air – July 9, 1950 – Do We Need A New Foreign Policy? – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The endless debate on U.S. Foreign Policy, the political wrangling and the blind-sidedness – it would seem to be our...

Intermediate Applied Fingerpointing – Day 3 – July 9, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 9, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this particular July day in 1987 was focused pretty much on events pertaining to, or talking about, the Middle East – most notably Iran. Iranian...

Yours Truly, OPEC – July 8, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for week ending July 8, 1979 – CBS The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week ending on this July 8th in 1979 had a lot to do with the Middle East (surprise). The energy crisis...

A Word Or Two From Juan Perón – July 6, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Argentine President Juan Perón addresses the World – July 6, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Billed as “An Address to the World”, Argentine President Juan Perón went before microphones from the Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires to deliver a speech...

Fourth Of July – 1962 – President Kennedy Celebrates A Cold War Fourth.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Fourth of July celebration with President Kennedy – July 4, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The Fourth of July in 2013 is full of turmoil and uncertainty. Oddly, the Fourth of July in 1962 was almost exactly the same. The world...

Is American Freedom In Danger? – July 3, 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum of the Air -July 5, 1955 – Is American Freedom In Danger? Gordon Skene Sound Collection In light of the events the past several years, and the recent disclosures on mass Domestic spying, it would be natural to think this...

How Americans Feel About Vietnam – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Special Report – Dialogue And Decision – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1965 was about the growing dissatisfaction with the War in Vietnam. There were still a lot of supporters, but an equal...