Tagged: Democratic Party (United States)

Sen. Jim Jeffords (R-VT)

May 23, 2001 – A Seismic Senate Shift – A Senator Goes Rogue – A Tax-Cut Cometh

May 23, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 2001 – A day of wonders on Capitol Hill. News that Republican Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont was going to announce his intention to quit the GOP and go Independent had many reeling from...

Future Youth Vote - 1970

1970 – The Future Of The DNC – Lawrence O’Brien On Meet The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

Lawrence O’Brien – Meet The Press – March 15, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1970 was a turning point for many things in America. We were slowly getting back on our feet from the 60s, still reeling and no longer innocent. Richard Nixon had narrowly won the Presidency...

John L. Lewis - Pres. United Mine Workers

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis Testifies Before Congress About Mine Safety

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis – Testimony before Congress – Mine Safety – Excerpts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1947. John L. Lewis, an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960....

Honduras - March 1988

March 19, 1988 – Holiday In Honduras: “We’re From The Government – We’re Here To Help”.

March 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 19, 1988 – Another day of drama in the world. Tensions along the Honduran/Nicaraguan border as U.S. officials received a request from Honduran officials for an increase in helicopters for backup duty as Honduras moved...

U.S. Congress- 150th

March 4, 1939 – 150th Anniversary Of Congress – Past Daily Reference Room

March 4,1939 – 150th Anniversary celebrations – U.S. Congress – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what would become one of the most widely covered events in broadcast history up to 1939, the gala events surrounding the 150th birthday of the U.S. Congress carried on for the better part of...

Bill Bradley

March 9, 2000 – Horserace 2000 – The White House Looms.

March 9, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 2000 – In case you forgot, it was an election year and it was a race to the White House. And on this day, candidates were dropping out – from the Democrats came Bill...

Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy Discusses Refugees, Civil Rights and Crime – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Robert F. Kennedy – Issues And Answers- April 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Robert F. Kennedy may go down in history as an Attorney General of the United States who oversaw some of the most crucial and important issues of the 1960s. Appointed by his brother,...

Coal Miners on Strike - 1978

February 21, 1978 – Nationwide Coal Strike And Shuttle-Style Negotiations

February 21, 1978 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 21, 1978 – Another strike, another shutdown. This time, the Coal Miners. Beginning in December of 1977 and with seemingly no end in sight, President Carter went to Capitol Hill and met with Congressional leaders in...