Tagged: James Comey

Impeachment Debate - Day 1

Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – July 24, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – Part 1 – July 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – Part 2 – July 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate...

Ollie Mania

May 7, 1989 – Oliver North Trial: Not A Pleasure Cruise. Space Shuttle Atlantis: Second Time; A Go. Exxon Valdes: The Gift That Keeps Giving.

  May 7, 1989 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 7, 1989 – A week full of wonderment. Starting with the verdict in the Col. Oliver North trial. North was on trial for his participation in the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal during...

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In London – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck Quartet in Concert from London – November 1966 – BBC Taking a decided turn for the Cool this weekend with a 1966 concert by The Dave Brubeck Quartet, featuring Paul Desmond on sax, Joe Morello and drums and Gene Wright on bass. Broadcast live (at the time) and...

The issue - the dilemma

Arnold Toynbee And Reinhold Niebuhr: “What Beliefs Sustain The Free World?”

CBS Radio – The Great Challenge – What Beliefs Sustain the Free World? – May 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 1950s were drawing to a close, issues of who we were as people were starting to surface. We were, in America, financially well-off, we were...

Spiro Agnew 1973

September 29, 1973 – Agnew: “I Will Not Resign If Indicted, I Will NOT Resign!”

September 29, 1973 – CBS Radio: The Washington Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 29, 1973 – Not enough we had Nixon and Watergate to weather through, we now had a scandal involving vice-President Spiro Agnew, which was not going to go away anytime soon. Seems the issue...

Civil Rights in 1957

Civil Rights And The View From Capitol Hill – June, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Civil Rights Legislation For 1957 – American Forum – NBC Radio – June 9, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Civil Rights. A subject bubbling under the radar around Capitol Hill for quite some time. In the 1940s, President Truman enacted legislation to integrate the Armed Forces, which were...

1976 Democratic Convention

Punditry And Tea Leaves – Democrats Look To 1976 In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Terry Sanford, Yvonne Braithwaite Burke – December 1, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Democrats and Presidential elections. In 1974 a potential victory was handed to the party on a platter; the resignation of President Nixon and the swearing in of his successor; a man...

Watergate Hearings - Week of August 3, 1973

A Weeks Worth Of Watergate – Week Of August 3, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Watergate – Week 4 – NBC News -John Chancellor – August 3, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Watergate – the event that captured the attention of the country, if not the world, for one steamy summer in Washington D.C. The Watergate Hearings. The daily ritual of sitting down,...

John Ehrlichman - Mastermind behind The Plumbers

John Ehrlichman – Watergate Hearings – Evening Session – July 27, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

John Ehrlichman – Watergate Testimony – Evening Session – July 27, 1973 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Ehrlichman – Watergate Testimony – Evening Session – July 27, 1973 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Ehrlichman, in testimony before the Senate Watergate...