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White House Demonstration - May 1974

May 12, 1974 – Civil Rights, School Segregation And Watergate

May 12, 1974 – Issues And Answers: Barbara Jordan, Charles Rangel, Andrew Young – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 12, 1974 – a Sunday that year. And as with most all Sundays, the day for observing, speculating and recalling, and the day for Sunday Talk Shows. This one; ABC’s...

Manuel Noriega

March 16, 1988 – Manuel Noriega: “The Gunshots Were Only Kisses”.

March 16, 1988 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 16, 1988 – A busy day if you lived in Central America. Starting with news from Honduras that an attack by Nicaraguan troops on Contra rebels inside Honduras was causing the White House...

Harold Ickes

An Old Fashioned Resignation – Secretary Harold Ickes Resigns – February 14, 1946

Secretary of The Interior Harold Ickes Resignation Press Conference – Feb. 14, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thinking back on Cabinet position resignations in the past, not a lot mired in scandal come to mind before the days of the Nixon Administration in the 70s. Although I’m sure...

Jimmy Carter - Oval office

January 19, 1981 – Last Full Day Of The Carter White House – Pins And Needles From Tehran

January 19, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1981 – The last full day in the White House for Jimmy Carter. And it was spent on pins and needles, waiting for word on the pending hostage release from Tehran on...

President Eisenhower

An Eisenhower Press Conference 1955 – The Reference Room

  President Eisenhower – Press Conference – May 31, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Presidential Press Conferences during the Eisenhower years. Continuing a look at Presidential press conferences from the past few decades, President Eisenhower during his two terms of office. 1955 put America right in the middle...

Chilean Coup 1973

Congress And The CIA – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congress And The CIA – National Town Meeting – November 30, 1974 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Central Intelligence Agency, long the shadowy figure in world affairs, it began in 1947 when President Truman signed The National Security Act into law. And since that time the...