Tagged: Lyndon B. Johnson

Youth in protest 0

Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

President Nixon 0

1974: Through A Past Darkly – A Year That Was – Past Daily Thousand Yard Stare

1974 Year-End – CBS News – December 29, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1974 – If you were around at the time, and you were old enough to remember it, 1974 was a year we thought would never end fast enough. As Gerald Ford, our first dually un-elected...

Florynce Kennedy - 1968 0

December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

Postal Strike fears 0

August 23, 1978 – Prospect Of A Postal Strike – FBI Bugs Chicago 7 Defense Attorneys

  August 23, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 23, 1978 – A Postal Strike was threatening, and disruption of mail service loomed. The National letter Carriers Union rejected the contract agreement presented earlier. Other unions were considering following suit. Carriers...

1988 Democratic Convention 0

July 18, 1988 – Democrats Party Down In Atlanta – Ceasefire Gets Thumbs Up In Iran-Iraq War

July 18, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 18, 1988 – A day starting with optimism. In Tehran, surprise word came from Government officials that they had tentatively accepted a UN agreement for a cease-fire in the almost decade old Iran-Iraq War. The...

Jimmy Carter 0

Pres. Elect Jimmy Carter’s Press Conference – 1976 – The Reference Room

President-Elect Jimmy Carter – First Press Conference -November 4, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President-Elect Jimmy Carter, in his first press conference since winning the White House, from November 4, 1976. In retrospect probably not an earth-shattering press conference, certainly sedate by todays standards, but a press conference...

Robert F. Kennedy - election night 1964 0

November 4, 1964 – Election Night

Election Results – ABC News – November 4, 1964 – 1:30-2:45 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 4, 1964 Election night, 1964. As Americans went to the polls on November 3rd, the returns slowly came in. By early morning of November 4, it became clear that Lyndon Johnson...

Vice-President Hubert Humphrey 0

October 4, 1964 – Pressing Flesh And Assessing Damage

October 4, 1964 – ABC Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 4, 1964 – A Sunday; and by all accounts, a reasonably quiet day. Hurricane Hilda had been reduced to a tropical storm, dissipating after reaching land, but not without causing damage throughout the...