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Tagged: Nixon

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This Day In Watergate – August 2, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 2, 1973 – CBS Radio – Senate Watergate Hearings, recap of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Senate Watergate Hearings dragged on throughout the entire Summer of 1973, the testimony was illuminating, frustrating and and mystifying, as witness after witness was sworn in to give...

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Weekend Of The Long Knives – April 23, 1973 0

Weekend Of The Long Knives – April 23, 1973

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – April 23, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy and dramatic day, this April 23rd in 1973. Watergate was the focus. And rumors, accusations, revelations and finger-pointing at the highest of places...

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Putting A Bandaid On Watergate – October 13, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Washington Week – October 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Following the surprise announcement of President Nixon’s choice of Gerald Ford as his Number 2, all of Washington was going into overdrive with speculation on what...

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Meet No. 2 – Nixon Appoints Ford – October 12, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Special Report – Nixon Chooses Ford as VP – October 12, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Just as America was reeling from the shock of vice-President Spiro Agnew‘s resignation amid a flurry of accusations of improprieties, President Nixon announced the...

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Much Ado About Spiro – September 26, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – September 26, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection September 26th in 1973 had a lot to do with the goings on in Washington; specifically, the goings on with the vice-President. While the Watergate hearings were pressing along,...

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The 1972 Horserace – State Of The Election – September 24, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – The 1972 Election – Sept. 24, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With weeks to go before America went to the polls, the 1972 Presidential campaign was in fever-pitch. And to go with the break-neck...

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Love And Tolerance In A Parallel World – Week Of September 12, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Weekend ending September 12, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The fragile nature of people, this week in 1974. Starting with news of the health of former-and-now-pardoned President Nixon, whom many said was...

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‘I Have Never Been A Quitter’ – Nixon Resigns – August 8, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Reports and Nixon Resignation Address – August 8, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Forty-five years ago today, everything stopped and all eyes were on Washington. After days and weeks of speculation and the virtual tornado of rumors (some false,...

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‘No Truth To The Rumors – They’re All Lies’ – August 7, 1974

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports and bulletins – August 7, 1974 – ABC Information Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since history was made on August 8th in 1974, it was still unfolding on August 7th. Forty years ago today rumors were rampant over...

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room 0

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC coverage of Nixon Arrival in Warsaw – May 31, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On his way back from a historic visit to Moscow in May of 1972, President Nixon stopped in Warsaw, the first time since 1959. During...