Tagged: Harry S. Truman

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May 24, 1976 – Campaign Trail – Campaign Promises

May 24, 1976 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was Primary season then, 40 years ago. On May 24, 1976 the race was tightening and heading to the big prize of California on June 8. On this day it was the Oregon Primary and...

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The San Francisco Conference 1945 – Building Blocks Of Peace – Past Daily Reference Room

San Francisco Conference – NBC Radio: our Foreign Policy – May 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the celebrations of VE day wound down, the news from San Francisco was about the assembly of allied nations, getting together to form an organization in which to iron out...

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April 6, 1946 – President Truman – Army Day Address

Harry S. Truman – Address on Army Day 1946 – April 6, 1946 – April 6, 1946 – President Truman, addressing an assembled crowd in Chicago, celebrating Army Day 70 years ago. On this day in 1946, it was almost a year to the month the War in Europe came...

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A Thanksgiving Turkey Named Harry – November 24, 1999

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 24, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24th in 1999 was a Wednesday, and the day before Thanksgiving. And so news for this day had much to do with the crush of traffic on highways and to...

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Veterans Day/Remembrance Day – The War To End All Wars 1914-1918 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Voices Of World War 1 – 1914-1918 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Originally known as Armistice Day, and in England it’s still known as Remembrance Day, Veteran’s Day (as it’s now known here) came about as the result of the end of World War 1, The War To End...

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939 0

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939

– MBS – Martin Dies Address – October 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the years following World War 1, there had been the threat of a takeover or violent revolution in America from one extremist group or another. In the days at the end of World...

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded – Past Daily Reference Room

  – CBS Radio – Cross Section: USA – Federal Aid To Public Schools – May 29, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1948, President Truman introduced several programs dealing with Social issues – among them was Federal Aid to Education. Along with Health (a plan for Universal...

Harry Truman Stumps For Votes – September-October 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Harry Truman Stumps For Votes – September-October 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Harry S. Truman – Whistle Stop Campaign speeches – September 30 – October 27, 1948 – Truman Presidential Library – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a reminder that campaigning for votes has never changed (except maybe the ability to criss-cross the Continental U.S. during the course...

Hello Diplomacy – Goodbye E.B. White – October 1, 1985 0

Hello Diplomacy – Goodbye E.B. White – October 1, 1985

  – CBS World News Roundup – October 1, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this first day of October in 1985 was hopeful, vengeful and sad. The hopeful part came in the form of the upcoming Summit talks in Geneva between Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and...

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‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

– August 14, 1945 – Mutual – 12 Noon-2:00pm – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – NBC Radio – News – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 14th, 70 years ago, was like the end of terminal waiting. The news the war in...