Tagged: Meet The Press

Betty Furness Talks About Consumer Protection – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 0

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...

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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...

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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...