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Dewey-Stassen Debate – An Exercise In Civility – May 17, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dewey-Stassen Debate – 1948 Presidential Election; Republican Ticket – May 17, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When former New York Governor and Republican Presidential hopeful Thomas E-Dewey debated former Minnesota Governor Harold Stassen during the Republican Presidential primaries of 1948, it was something new that hadn’t been done...

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Debating Capital Punishment In 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Debate On Capital Punishment – February 18, 1962 – The Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1962, eight states in the U.S. had banned Capital Punishment, which meant the other 42 had some form of Capital Punishment. It...

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‘The Bland Leading The Bland’ – Campaign 2000 – October 14, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Weekend Roundup (portion) – October 14, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As Campaign 2000 sprinted towards the final days before election, the Presidential debates were winding down. One left to go and the previous one held on October 11th,...

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The Matter Of Algeria – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – The Nations Future: The Algerian Conflict – December 3, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 60s got underway, a way of Independence movements swept throughout Africa. One of the major hotspots in 1960 was the on-going situation...

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1992 Presidential Debate – Ode To The Great Sucking Sound. Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: NPR – Presidential Debate 1992 Part 1 -revised Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: 1992 Presidential Debates – Oct. 15, 1992 – Part 2 I never thought I would find myself going all dewy-eyed...