Tagged: Meet The Press

Betty Furness Talks About Consumer Protection – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Betty Furness Talks About Consumer Protection – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Meet The Press – Betty Furness – October 8, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone growing up in the 1950s was well aware of Betty Furness. She was the one who spoke for Westinghouse. She demonstrated refrigerators on live TV – she delivered the words “You Can...

Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – October 18, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – October 18, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection To get an idea of just how much the climate of politics has changed in this country, you only have to listen to the first...

India In Times Of Cold War – An Interview With VK Krishna Menon – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Meet The Press – Guest: VK Krishna Menon – July 15, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection India in the 1950s was a puzzle for many in Washington. The cozy nature between New Delhi and Moscow had many on Capitol...

Menachem Begin Meets The Press – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Guest: Menachem Begin – Dec. 12, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the situation continues in Gaza and the Middle East, I’m going to try and offer as much background history as I can, going as...

A Word Or Two From Sir Anthony Eden – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Sir Anthony Eden – September 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During one of his visits to the U.S. of former Foreign Minister (and future Prime Minister) of Britain, Sir Anthony Eden drew more curious questions...

Greeted As Liberators, Pelted With Flowers – A Sales Pitch For War – 2003 – An Interview With Dick Cheney – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – vice-President Dick Cheney – September 19, 2003 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the current situation in Iraq spirals out of control, and as the much-predicted Civil War begins to make itself clear, I am reminded that...

The View From Dulles – John Foster Dulles On Meet The Press – June 24, 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – John Foster Dulles – June 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As America became rapidly embroiled in yet-another shooting War, this time in Korea, then-Ambassador-at-large John Foster Dulles had returned from a recent trip to the...

Africa In Transition – Interview With Sir Roy Walensky Of Rhodesia – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Africa In Transition – Interview With Sir Roy Walensky Of Rhodesia – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sir Roy Walensky of Southern Rhodesia on Meet The Press – October 27, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Independence movements in Africa began to gather steam, so too did concerns that violence would break out. Visions of a...

Dr. Michael DeBakey Has A Few Words About Artificial Hearts In 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Interview With Dr. Michael DeBakey – May 1, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As one of the pioneers in medical research towards the development of an artificial heart, Dr. Michael DeBakey was one...

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...