Tagged: Federal government of the United States

Last Ship of Dutch Nationals Leaving Djakarta 0

Exit: Jakarta – Expelling Dutch Nationals – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Life And The World – Indonesia – Jan. 7, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ever since Indonesia was declared independent on August 17, 1945, there had been a tenuous relationship between the new government and the holdovers from the Dutch Colonial days. The Dutch had wanted to re-colonize...

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President Eisenhower At The 1957 Governor’s Conference – June 24, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – Addressing the 1957 Governors Conference – June 24, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, addressing the annual Governors Conference from June 24, 1957. Here we were, in the middle of a Cold War, a Space Race we were losing and domestic issues. Any one...

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President Eisenhower On The Importance Of Education – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – address to National Education Association 100th Birthday – April 4, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower addressed a gathering of the National Education Association, on the occasion of their 100th anniversary in 1957. Some 60 years later, the institution of Education and higher learning...

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947 0

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947

– News For December 9, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 9th in 1947 – Post-War discontent, Cold War jitters and the slow, painful process of getting a war torn Europe back on its feet. Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King addressed the Canadian House of Commons, saying the...

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945 0

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt: State Of The Union – January 6, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day, 70 years ago, we were still in the midst of a World War. The optimism which followed the Allied invasion...

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FDR Talks About Taxes And The Budget – November 29, 1935

Click on the link here for Audio Player: FDR – Taxes and Budget – Nov. 29, 1935 This day in 1935, President Roosevelt delivered an address to a huge gathering near his “Warm Springs White House“, where he spent the Thanksgiving holiday. The address was straightforward and simple – it...