Tagged: Kennedy

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March 13, 1961 – East Berlin, OPEC, Cuba And Other Frying Pans.

If we’re helping relieve the boredom, chip in: Become a Patron! The Cold War climate was getting stirred up, this March 13th in 1961. News that West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt left a meeting with President Kennedy saying there would be no trouble coming from the Soviets in the immediate...

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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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Dead Kennedys – Live At Old Waldorf – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Dead Kennedys – Live At Old Waldorf – October 25, 1979 ¬©Terry Hammer Archives Taking a brief detour back to the 70s tonight with a concert by California’s own Dead Kennedys. Recorded live at Old Waldorf by the venerable Terry Hammer...

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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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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...

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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...

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A Word Or Two From Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Robert F. Kennedy – March 17, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Certainly, 1968 ended a lot differently than it started out. Since it was an election year, speculation was rife as to what...

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JFK At Berkeley – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Kennedy Address to Students at UC Berkeley – March 23, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On the occasion of UC Berkeley‘s 94th annual Charter Day celebration, and accepting an honorary Doctor of Law degree, President Kennedy took the opportunity...

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Visiting Day At The White House – December 6, 1960

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on the Hour – December 6, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The big news for this December 6th in 1960 was the visit paid to the White House by President-Elect Kennedy. In 1960 the oldest serving President was...