Tagged: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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January 22, 1969 – The Nixon Era – Foreign Policy

January 22, 1969 – Newsfront – News + Nixon’s Foreign Policy – EEN – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 22,1969 – The first few days of a Nixon White House – the changes were coming in. One of Richard Nixon’s big campaign promises was ending the war in Vietnam...

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Roy Wilkins Has A Word Or Two About Race Relations In 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Issues and Answers – Roy Wilkins – Interviewed by Howard K. Smith – April 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to what is often said in some circles as a time when such landmark legislation as...

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Status Of American Women In 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Status Of American Women – NBC Special Report – Oct. 10, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the Civil Rights Movement hitting a pivotal point in 1963, it’s also important to remember the question of Equal Rights for Women...

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March On Washington – August 28, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 28th marks the 56th anniversary of the legendary March on Washington. The largest Civil Rights demonstration of its kind up to this point, the march culminated in a day of speeches in front of the Lincoln Memorial and a general feeling that something had begun. Most people think of...