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Tagged: John F. Kennedy

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Promising The Moon In 1964 – Campaign Digest, September 30, 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – Campaign Digest ’64 – September 30, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 1964 Presidential campaign wound up in its last full month, a momentary lull fell over the rhetoric as details of the Warren Commission...

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Adlai Stevenson’s Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Address to 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During a day filled with solemn tributes and loud celebrations. UN Ambassador, former Governor of Illinois and two-time Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson offered a...

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Robert F. Kennedy Addresses 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy Addresses the 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 50 years ago, Robert F. Kennedy addressed the capacity audience in Atlantic City to introduce a film in tribute to his...

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Jagwar Ma Live At Lollapalooza 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jagwar Ma – Live At Lollapalooza 2014 – August 1, 2014 – Lollapalooza In case you’ve been distracted today, Lollapalooza 2014 opened earlier (h/t to colleague Pat Dallas for the heads-up). The good news for everyone not able to make the...

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‘A Shaft Of Light Cut Into The Darkness’ – President Kennedy – Address On Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President John F. Kennedy Address to Nation on Nuclear Test Ban – July 26, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the world slowly recovered from the dangerous closeness of an all-out Nuclear War, as a result of the Cuban Missile...

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‘Some Of My Best Friends Are Negroes’ – July 21, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – July 21, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 21st came on a Sunday in 1963, and so it was a day devoted to events leading up to the end of a tumultuous week...

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Senator John F. Kennedy Talks About Taft-Hartley – June 14, 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum Of The Air – June 14, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day 61 years ago they were discussing what to do about Taft-Hartley. The controversial and contentious Law, referred by many as a “Slave Labor Law” was...

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JFK Hosts An Impromptu News Conference – June 8, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Kennedy Address to UPI Editors Luncheon – June 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what started off as a short address to the Editors and Publishers of UPI, who were holding their annual luncheon in Washington D.C. quickly...

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Just Because It’s June – Commentaries for June 1-2, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – June 1-2, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would appear June is a rather busy month for news – and the start of t his particular June in 1961 proved to be no different. From a series...

A JFK Press Conference – May 8, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A JFK Press Conference – May 8, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Kennedy News Conference – May 8, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A typical Press conference during the Kennedy Years, this one from May 8, 1963. JFK opens with a statement regarding the Civil Rights situation in Alabama and the...