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Tagged: Dean Rusk

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Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

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December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

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Shapes Of Things – October 27, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player- ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – October 27, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 27th signaled the end of an ominous week in 1963. Vietnam was frequently taking center stage, more so this week than most others so far....

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Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – Secretary Of State Dean Rusk On Vietnam – September 15, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – Secretary of State Dean Rusk – September 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even in 1963, there were questions being asked over our increasing involvement in the affairs of South Vietnam. Earlier in the...

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The Fine Art Of Juggling – The Fine Act Of Screams – Feb. 7, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC-Radio News – Sec. of State Dean Rusk – Press Conference – WABC News – February 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Depending on your age at the time, the big concern for this February 7th in 1964 was either...

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Buying Friends And Influencing Destiny – August 22, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sec. of State Dean Rusk and C. Douglas Dillon – Press Conference re: Alliance For Progress – Aug. 22, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The popularity contest for Hearts and Minds was roaring full-speed ahead on this day in 1961. With...

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Pushing An Unpopular Cause, Making An Unconvincing Case – Dean Rusk – July 30, 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Dean Rusk On Face The Nation – July 30, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the War in Vietnam dragged on, and opposition to it grew louder and louder, the justification for it grew more intense from the White House. But...

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A JFK Press Conference – March 14, 1962

Click on the link here for Audio Player: JFK Press Conference – March 14, 1962 On this day in 1962, President Kennedy delivered his 27th News conference. He opened by reading a portion of a letter to Secretary of State Dean Rusk regarding the upcoming disarmament conference in Geneva and...

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Confrontation On Capitol Hill – March 11, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player: March 11, 1966 -Confrontation On Capitol Hill As the War in Vietnam dragged on, support even among members of the Senate and House was flagging. When Secretary of State Dean Rusk went to Capitol Hill to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations...

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The Subject Was Gitmo – February 7, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Dean Rusk Press Conf. – Feb. 7, 1964 On a day where crises were popping up seemingly everywhere, the focus on this February 7th in 1964 was the flare-up of bad relations with Cuba and threats by the Castro regime against our...