Tagged: Mitt Romney

January 1945 - Belgium

January 2, 1945 – Back And Forth In Belgium

January 2, 1945 – News Of The World – NBC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 2, 1945 – Two days into the new year and word from Belgium was one of advancing, pulling back and advancing again. Allied relief was pouring into the Bastogne area, with news that...

George Bush - 1988 GOP Conv.

August 19, 1988 – “Read My Lips . . . .”

  August 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 19, 1988 – this day in New Orleans, the GOP held their convention and bestowed upon George Bush and his running mate Dan Quayle, the honors of nomination of their party for President in...

Mike Dukakis - Campaign '88

May 17, 1988 – The Road To Detente – The Trail To The White House

May 17, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 17th 1988 – busy day for politics at home and overseas, this day. Starting with news of a dramatic decline in the U.S. trade deficit. The Commerce Department issued the March figures which showed a...

4 By Ike & Tina Turner 1963 – Weekend Soundbooth: Vinyl Edition

4 By Ike & Tina Turner 1963 – Weekend Soundbooth: Vinyl Edition

– 4 By Ike & Tina Turner – From the lp Don’t Play Me Cheap – Sue Records LP-2005 – Diving through vinyl this weekend. Coming up with early Ike & Tina Turner. During their stint with Sue Records, from the 1963 album Don’t Play Me Cheap – 4 tracks...

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss

The fellow in the cartoon, the one hanging off a cliff. The one with the word Bryan hanging out of his pocket. Any idea who that is? History buffs immediately know it’s William Jennings Bryan. Most people will go, who? The name William Jennings Bryan was universally known throughout the...

Election Night 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1964 Election Night Another election night – this one from 1964. Another election with surprises and another election that repudiated a hijacked political party. Barry Goldwater went down to a resounding defeat and, like this recent election, had caused an enormous amount...

1992 Presidential Debate – Ode To The Great Sucking Sound. Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: NPR – Presidential Debate 1992 Part 1 -revised Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: 1992 Presidential Debates – Oct. 15, 1992 – Part 2 I never thought I would find myself going all dewy-eyed...