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Tagged: George McGovern

Freshman Senators 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Freshman Senators 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Freshman Senators – Meet The New Senators – CBS News – Feb. 24, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Freshman Senators – class of 1963. In what would go down in history as a momentous year, the new crop of Senators, flush from victories during the off-season election...

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Death Of A Statesman – Adlai Stevenson – July 14, 1965 0

Death Of A Statesman – Adlai Stevenson – July 14, 1965

  – Adlai Stevenson Death Announcement – ABC Radio News – July 14, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The news came as quickly as death had come to Adlai Stevenson, former governor of Illinois, two-time Presidential candidate, UN Ambassador and eloquent statesman – collapsed on a sidewalk in...

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The 1972 Horserace – State Of The Election – September 24, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – The 1972 Election – Sept. 24, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With weeks to go before America went to the polls, the 1972 Presidential campaign was in fever-pitch. And to go with the break-neck...

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Half-Baked Plans – Completely Baked Ideas – July 30, 1984

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 30, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While much of the world was busily distracted by the Olympics in Los Angeles, a quiet pessimism was bubbling unabated under the surface, this July 30th in 1984....

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Using Real Bullets – Killing Real People – January 30, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News (audio version) – January 30, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1972 began with reports from Northern Ireland of deadly force used against demonstrators by British Army Paratroopers, killing 13 civilians and wounding...