Tagged: Jimmy Carter

Regan Campaigning 0

October 7, 1980 – Election ’80 – 4 Weeks And Counting – Reagan-Carter Campaigns Heading To The Wire.

With 4 weeks to go, the 1980 Presidential campaign was in the home stretch. On this October 7,1980, the polls were all over the place and the candidates were in high gear; pressing the flesh, promising the moon. And the election rhetoric started to get harsh. President Carter, insisting there...

Embassy Hostages In Iran - 1980

October 22, 1980 – The Embassy Hostage Drama And The October Surprise.

Become a Patron! News for this October 22nd in 1980, in addition to feverish campaigning on the parts of the Carter and Reagan camps, was word that a possible breakthrough in negotiations for the 50 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was taking place. But like much...

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

President Roosevelt

President Roosevelt: Jackson Day Dinner – January 8, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Roosevelt – Andrew Jackson Day Dinner Address – January 8,1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Roosevelt addressing a packed audience at the annual Jackson Day Dinner, on January 8, 1940: President Roosevelt: “The relative importance of politics and Government is something not always easy to see when...

American Hostages in Tehran

December 28, 1980 – “I Don’t Think You Pay Ransom For People Who’ve Been Kidnapped By Barbarians” – President-Elect Reagan

December 28, 1980 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1980 – As the hostage drama dragged on for some 421 days, diplomatic efforts were continuing, with three Ambassadors to Algeria reporting back to President Carter on their visit to the 52 captives in...

John Lennon Central Park Memorial

December 15, 1980 – Turning Oil Into Gold – Turning Central Park Into Strawberry Fields

December 15, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 15, 1980 – A day of war, strife, oil and remembrance. Starting with news of a meeting of OPEC countries, meeting in Bali and the discussion was raising the price of a barrel of Crude...

Poland - Solidarity

December 12, 1980 – Transitions At The White House – Solidarity In Poland

December 12, 1980 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 12, 1980 – A busy day on Capitol Hill, in Diplomatic circles, around the Gdansk Shipyards in Poland. News of the Reagan transition of the White House from Jimmy Carter – snags, ruffled feathers and...

U.S. Embassy - Tehran

November 13, 1979 – Ominous Quiet In Tehran – Reagan Makes It Official

November 13, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 13, 1979 – News from Tehran, this day. The demonstrations, flag burnings and chants of Death To America were calmed down a bit this day. Only because Iran had sent emissaries to the...

Jesse Unruh

Jesse Unruh – California Power Broker – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jesse Unruh – Meet The Press – November 19, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jesse Unruh – a name that doesn’t ring many bells these days, even in California, unless you’re a Political Science Major, go to USC and attend the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics or spend...

The Stock Market 1978

November 2, 1978 – The Gnomes In Zurich Applaud – Will The Euphoria Continue?

November 2, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 2, 1978 – News for this day 39 years ago had much to do with the economy, and a state of euphoria that settled in on the world market. Cautious euphoria, and certainly a marked...