Tagged: NBC Nightly News

Patty Hearst - aka: Tania 0

“My Name Is Tania” – Symbionese Liberation Army Communiqué Of June 6, 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) – Communiqué of June 6, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the big news events of 1974, aside from the daily revelations of Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, was the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst by a group calling themselves the...

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights 0

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights

February 1, 1946 – NBC World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1946 – starting a new month with the old problems of strikes, strife and accusations – and a glimpse of air-travel in the not-too-distant future. Starting with news from Washington that President Truman was...

Popping The Trial Balloon – October 13, 1975 0

Popping The Trial Balloon – October 13, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 13, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The big news for this October 13th in 1975 was the ongoing story of New York City’s economic turmoil. A city on the edge of bankruptcy, President Ford was adamant about not offering a bailout to...

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974 0

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

  – NBC Nightly News – October 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ordinarily, another somber day on Capitol Hill, this October 9, 1974 – had it not been for the bizarre behavior of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Wilbur Mills and a few G-String notables who...

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970 0

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – October 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October was shaping up to being a confused, violent and ultimately sad month in 1970. With word that Israeli-Egyptian talks could resume for another 90 days was met with suspicion by the U.S., amid reports that...

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970 0

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – Huntley-Brinkley – July 13, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Rumors of peace-feelers, this July 13th in 1970. Soviet deputy Foreign Minister Nikolai Feryubin meeting with India’s Indira Gandhi over the possibilities of a Peace Conference over the war in Vietnam. Feryubin had just finished...

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970 0

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC News – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With protests against U.S. involvement in Cambodia still fresh, and continuing, the situation in Cambodia on this May 18th, 1970 was unfolding. North Vietnamese and Vietcong...

Looking At The Future From 1966’s Eyes – The Year 2000 – March 6, 1966 0

Looking At The Future From 1966’s Eyes – The Year 2000 – March 6, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday: The Year 2000 w/ Chet Huntley – March 6, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Predictions about the future always seem to fall into two categories: Really-really good and Really-really awful. Looking...