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Tagged: John F. Kennedy

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union 0

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...

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Kennedy Addresses The UN  – Sept. 20, 1963 0

Kennedy Addresses The UN – Sept. 20, 1963

– President John F. Kennedy – Address the The General Assembly – United Nations – Sept. 20, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty-Two years ago this weekend, President Kennedy gave what would be his last address before the General Assembly at the United Nations. Two months later, almost...

A JFK Press Conference – High School Dropouts – The Test Ban Treaty – August 1, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

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...

Procol Harum – In Session 1967 (+1968) – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Procol Harum – In Session 1967 (+1968) – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Procol Harum In Session at The BBC – 1967-1968 – BBC Radio 1 Perennial favorites Procol Harum tonight, in session from 1967 (with one track; Long, Gone Geek from 1968) at The BBC for the Easy...

A Word Or Two From Adam Clayton Powell Jr. – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Word Or Two From Adam Clayton Powell Jr. – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Adam Clayton Powell – February 12, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Probably one of the most outspoken and fearless members on Capitol Hill during his 26 years in office was Congressman...

Movies And Morality In 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Movies And Morality In 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The American Forum – Morality and Movies – 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago, the most controversial movie made in America was one which dealt with a growing problem in our society; drug addiction....

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Happy Birthday Adlai Stevenson – Feb. 5, 1900 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Launching Presidential Candidacy – February 4, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Adlai Stevenson is a name most people these days are completely unfamiliar with. But if you are of a certain age, and...

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‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – Apollo 8 – December 24, 1968

Become a Patron! Coming to the end of a year of chaos and upheaval in 1968, a glimmer of hope came from a space capsule orbiting the moon on December 24, 1968. From outside the window of their ship, a view of the Earth peering over the horizon of the...

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The Day Things Changed – The JFK Assassination – November 22, 1963

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio News + Bulletins – November 22, 1963 51 years ago today, on November 22, 1963, Dallas Texas became the center of a strange universe. President Kennedy was assassinated on his way to the Dallas Trade...

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‘Senator, You’re No Jack Kennedy’ – October 6, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 6, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot in the grips of Election ’88, this September 6th in 1988. The morning after the only vice-Presidential debate of the campaign had many talking about the now-famous...