Tagged: George H.W. Bush

John Anderson - 1980

John Anderson: Presidential Candidate 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

John Anderson – Face The Nation – Feb. 3, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Anderson, upon hearing of his death last year, many people had forgotten who John Anderson was, and what was significant about him. Anderson was running for President in 1980. As a Republican, he...

Afghan Rebels

January 29, 1980 – Colliding Ships – Confronting Campaigns – Coordinating Rebels

January 29, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1980 – From disasters at sea to rebels in Afghanistan, it was a busy news day. Starting with word that the Coastguard Cutter Blackthorn had sunk after being rammed by an oil Tanker off...

Pre-Inaurgual Party - January 19, 1989

January 19, 1989 – Anticipating The Bush Era – Galas And Gorbachev

January 19, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1989 – On the eve of the Inaugural of George H.W. Bush as 41st President of the U.S., Washington was in full Party mode, with pre-Inaugural galas getting a jump on the big day....

Israeli Tanks in Gaza

November 14, 2002 – Tanks In Gaza – Inspectors In Baghdad

November 14, 2002 – NPR – Morning Edition News – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 14, 2002 – 15 years ago, a day that sounded utterly familiar. Middle East the focus of attention – between the Israeli Army moving into central Gaza City and UN...

Leadership For America 1975

What Kind Of Leadership Does America Want? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR -America’s Town Meeting – American Leadership In The Coming Election – Oct. 1, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – America was in a quandary in 1975. Suffering through the Watergate scandal and the fall of Richard Nixon, along with the soul-searching going on at the end of the...

Thomas E. Dewey

A Thomas E. Dewey Campaign Address – Sept. 25, 1944 – Past Daily Reference Room

Thomas E. Dewey – Campaign address – September 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thomas E. Dewey – probably not a name that rings a lot of bells these days, but in 1944 and 1948 he was the Republican Candidate for President, running first against Franklin Roosevelt and...

Begin and the Knesset

September 25, 1978 – Pitching The Knesset – The Camp David Accords Debate

September 25, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 25, 1978 – With the echoes of the Camp David Accords ceremony between Jimmy Carter, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat still ringing in everyone’s heads, the process of accepting and adopting and debating began. At...

America's Future

Does America Have A Future? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

America Future – NPR – National Town Meeting – July 2, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Does America have a future? Even in 1975, the question alone brought an avalanche of grimaces, shrugged shoulders and baffled Thousand Yard Stares. Nobody really knew – all they could do was...

Korea - July 4, 1951

July 4, 1951 – Happy 175th – The View From Korea – The Sound From St. Paul’s Cathedral

July 4, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 4, 1951 – America was 175 years old on this day. And even at 175, we were still in the grip of war. Korea was the battleground and Communism was the issue....

Otmar Suitner - conducts the BSO this week

Otmar Suitner With Alfred Brendel And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Brahms, Mozart And Wagner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

tplais a Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic...