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Robert Bork 0

September 21, 1987 – The Matter Of Bork – Reagan Heads To The UN With A Surprise

September 21, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September21, 1987 – As President Reagan was heading to the United Nations to deliver his address before the General Assembly, speculation was over a potential tentative agreement the White House had struck with the Soviets over...

Elvis Mourners - August 17, 1977 0

August 17, 1977 DAE (Day After Elvis) – Mourners Descend On Graceland

August 17, 1977 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 17, 1977 – It was the day after the death of Elvis Presley. A wave of nostalgia hit the country as fans by the thousands gathered outside his Graceland home in Memphis to...

West Point Cheating Scandal 0

August 3, 1951 – When Scandal Hit An Institution – West Point In Crisis

August 3, 1951 – CBS: Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 3, 1951 – Scandal was the word this day. News broke that some 90 Cadets at the prestigious West Point Military Academy had been given General Discharges over cheating on exams...

President Roosevelt - 1941 0

May 27, 1941 – A Fireside Chat At The Brink Of War – FDR And The National Emergency

President Franklin Roosevelt – Fireside Chat – May 27, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A regular feature during the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt was the Fireside Chat, an informal address to the American people, where matters of national interest were discussed and a sense of transparency with the...

British withdrawal from Greece - May 1941 0

May 30, 1941 – Nineteen Quiet Nights – News From Crete

May 30, 1941 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound collection – May 30, 1941. News for this Memorial day in 1941, and of relative quiet over England, going on 19 days for the 630th day of War. Fighting in the Mediterranean region heated up, forcing British...

President Nixon Press Conf. March 19, 1974 0

A Nixon – Watergate Press Conference – March 19, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Nixon Press Conference -Houston, Texas – March 19, 1974 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As support for Richard Nixon continued to fall apart, even his staunchest allies were calling for his resignation. Shortly before this press conference, delivered in Houston Texas at the annual convention...

Gorbachev - Lukyanov May Day 1990 0

May 23, 1990 – Concerns Over Touchy Nukes – Gorbachev Faces A Vote Of Confidence

May 23, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 1990 – Safety concerns were raised over reports that some U.S. nuclear warheads were defective and could lead to an accidental nuclear explosion. The Washington Post reported that, in 1988 a defect was discovered...

Archibald Cox - 1973 0

Saturday Night Massacre – Archibald Cox Firing – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Archibald Cox Firing – CBS Radio – Washington Week In Review – October 20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Archibald Cox, Attorney General in the Nixon Administration during the Watergate era. Archibald Cox was the Special Prosecutor, investigating the Watergate scandal and had subpoenaed President Nixon to supply...