Tagged: Hubert Humphrey

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October 4, 1964 – Pressing Flesh And Assessing Damage

October 4, 1964 – ABC Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 4, 1964 – A Sunday; and by all accounts, a reasonably quiet day. Hurricane Hilda had been reduced to a tropical storm, dissipating after reaching land, but not without causing damage throughout the...

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Edmund Muskie And Campaign ’68 – Past Daily Reference Room

Edmund Muskie was the Democratic vice-Presidential running mate of Hubert Humphrey in the 1968 election. In a year already battered by violence and loss, the fact that Democrats had lost their guiding light, Robert F. Kennedy, to an assassin’s bullet tossed the party into a state of disarray, bordering on...

The Death Of Masaryk – March 10, 1948 0

The Death Of Masaryk – March 10, 1948

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News Of The World – March 10, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this March 10th in 1948 had much to do with a flood of reports from Prague saying that non-Communist...

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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...

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Pressing The Flesh And Big-Big Promises – August 26, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 Democratic Convention (excerpt) – August 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day fifty years ago, the Democratic Convention was in the midst of nominating a running mate for Lyndon Johnson. The name Hubert Humphrey was bandied about,...

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Back To Bugtussle – June 5, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Washington Week – June 5, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News around Washington, for the week ending June 5th in 1976. House Speaker Carl Albert announced his retirement this week, expressing a desire to get off...

A Word Or Two From Milton Friedman And The Negative Income Tax – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Word Or Two From Milton Friedman And The Negative Income Tax – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET Newsfront – Interview With Milton Friedman – May 8, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1968 the age-old argument over Income Tax in America took a new twist. Since it was an election year, the subject of Income Tax...

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Is American Freedom In Danger? – July 3, 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum of the Air -July 5, 1955 – Is American Freedom In Danger? Gordon Skene Sound Collection In light of the events the past several years, and the recent disclosures on mass Domestic spying, it would be natural to think this...

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Solidarity Day – Coretta Scott-King – June 19, 1968

June 19, 1968 – Coretta Scott King – Solidarity Day Address 1968 saw no end of turmoil and upheaval in the world. In the first six months alone there was the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. France went on strike. Prague Spring...