Tagged: Ford

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

Beirut Requiem – October 28, 1975

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – October 28, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day of stress and wonderment, this October 28th in 1975. Beginning with news of the intensified fighting between rebel militias and the Lebanese government in Beirut. Turning, over...

A-Campaigning We Will Go – October 3, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio World News This Week – October 3, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to say “business as usual” this first week in October, 1976. The Presidential Campaign was officially a month-old and despite widespread yawns from both sides...

Love And Tolerance In A Parallel World – Week Of September 12, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Weekend ending September 12, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The fragile nature of people, this week in 1974. Starting with news of the health of former-and-now-pardoned President Nixon, whom many said was...

Mayaguez incident

May 14, 1975 – An Incident Called Mayaguez.

In what has been termed the Last Official Battle of the Vietnam War, the incident surrounding the U.S. container ship USS Mayaguez, seized by Khmer Rouge, was finally over. It began on May 12 when the Mayaguez fell under attack by Khmer Rouge forces, while the ship was en route...

A Dead Heat, Tapes For Sale And The Possibility Of Poison – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 31, 1976 Since October 31st came on a Sunday in 1976, this was the last weekend before the Presidential election. According to the Harris Poll, Carter’s poll standings were falling and it was becoming a dead heat between Carter...

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Backtracking And Earl Butz.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for week ending October 2, 1976 For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjounrnment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to...