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Tagged: News conference

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Before It Was The EU It Was The Common Market – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Common Market – Interviews and reports – BBC World Service – 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before we had the European Union, we had The Common Market. Formed in 1957 and initially consisting of six European countries; France, West Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, The Netherlands and Belgium. The purpose...

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Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946 0

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary of State James F. Byrnes – Address on Return from Moscow Conference – December 30, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Secretary of State James Byrnes, returning from the Foreign Ministers Conference in Moscow was upbeat, and more optimistic than the London Conference, which ended pessimistically in September. Calling...

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Temples – Live At Oüi-FM Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Temples – Live At Oüi-FM Festival, Paris – June 23, 2015 – Oüi-FM – Earlier during this festival season, I posted a Temples gig at the Best Kept Secret Festival in Holland from June 20. Here is another performance by this seemingly everywhere-band, recorded three days later in Paris...

A Week Of Rattled Sabers – A Season Of Empty Words – January 6, 1991 0

A Week Of Rattled Sabers – A Season Of Empty Words – January 6, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – ending January 6, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This week in 1991 saw an inching towards all-out confrontation between the U.S. and its allies and Iraq over the occupation of...

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988 0

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 23, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A confusing and disturbing day in history, this December 23rd in 1988. With details about PanAm Flight 103, which exploded mid-air over Lockerbie Scotland...

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An LBJ Press Conference – May 30, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A Presidential Press Conference for this May 30th in 1968. President Johnson, mindful of his declaration in not seeking another term for the 1968 elections, was still confronted with the seemingly endless war in Vietnam. Joining him in this press...