Tagged: Joint session of the United States Congress

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – NBC Radio – War Telescope – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 6, 1945 – News from the fighting fronts of World War 2. The big news was the sudden German offensive in Belgium, and the infamous Battle of The Bulge. Word of German advances, pushing...

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – FDR lights the National Christmas Tree, on Christmas Eve 1935. A national ritual since 1923, it was President Roosevelt’s third Christmas celebration in the White House. The country was slowly digging out from one...

The John Foster Dulles Era – April 15, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

The John Foster Dulles Era – April 15, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Dulles Era – April 15, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On April 15, 1959 it was announced that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles was stepping down. The terminal Cancer he’d been...

Cheney In Manila – February 19, 1990

Cheney In Manila – February 19, 1990

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day, this February 19th in 1990. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney was busy being snubbed by Philippines President Corazon Aquino and yelled at by protestors...