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February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better 1

February 11, 1942 – The Situation Is Worse, But It’s Better

February 11, 1942 – News Of The World – NBC Red Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 11, 1942 – news for this day was ominous, sketchy and strange. The situation in Singapore was described in London as growing worse, but in some ways it was getting better....

Sticker Shock – Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971 0

Sticker Shock – Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971

– President Nixon Addresses Congress – Sept. 9, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Days after delivering the bombshell announcement of adopting a new economic policy, and doing away with the Bretton Woods system of fixing foreign currency on the value of the U.S. dollar, President Nixon went before...