Tagged: Iraq War

Election 2000

November 6, 2000 – ‘I Think We’re Gonna Be Here A Long Time On Election Night’ – Election 2000.

20 years ago today it was the eve of Election 2000. Considered too close to call even the day before – polls were calling it even, giving George Bush a 4 point lead, Gore a 4 point lead – everyone put in a margin-of-error at 6 points. Poll workers were...

Gulf Crisis - Leaving Kuwait

August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis – Postures And Gestures

  August 24, 1990 – Gulf Crisis Update + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1990 – News for this day continued with bulletins and updates. The Crisis in the Gulf was heating up by the hour. Embargo’s were in place and reserves were being...

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – Talking Anthrax – Talking Votes

February 17, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 17, 2000 – A lot going on – an election year, higher interest rates and the Pentagon defends its program to vaccinate troops against the Anthrax virus. Amid criticisms and a Congressional...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – August 20, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had an eerie ring of familiarity to it. The subject of influencing policy based on previous employers, the subject of Private enrichment at Public expense, and the “glass...

A JFK Press Conference – High School Dropouts – The Test Ban Treaty – August 1, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

A JFK Press Conference – High School Dropouts – The Test Ban Treaty – August 1, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

– President Kennedy Press Conference – August 1, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A press conference by President John F. Kennedy – given on August 1, 1963. A wide range of topics were covered, many which had historic connotations. Starting with the subject of Education – the growing...