Tagged: Nixon

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

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...

The Killing Of ‘Bums’ – May 4, 1970

The Killing Of ‘Bums’ – May 4, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – May 4, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days earlier, on May 1st 1970, President Nixon was asked about the wave of Campus protests to the American excursion into Cambodia. Referring to the students protesting as “bums”,...

Smiling Like You’re Happy – October 14, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Washington Week – Week ending October 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not quite one of the calm weeks, this week of October 14th in 1973, but a somewhat bloodless one – at least as far as the...

The Moscow Fair – September 13, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Patrons download for free: Become a Patron! Before the infamous U-2 incident (the plane, not the band . . .for you who may not know), there was a decided thaw in the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Cultural exchanges were arranged, there was a little less...

The Zuzu’s And Wam-wam’s In John Dean’s Future – September 3, 1974

Click here for Audio Player – News for September 3, 1974 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) News on this September 3rd in 1974 was still about Watergate and the fallout associated with President Nixon‘s resignation. On this day it was about former Watergate figure John Dean, sentenced to prison for...

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

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News of the Day – August 8, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-two years ago today, the Great National Nightmare, as Gerald Ford put it, was over. After months of investigations, hearings and discoveries, the end of an era had finally...

Getting To Know Everything About You – Domestic Spying In America – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: First Tuesday: Domestic Spying – How Much Do They Know About You? – Dec. 1, 1970 It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to many that our preoccupation with Domestic spying has been with us for a very long time. In 1970...

Land Of The Thieves – Home Of The Slaves – The Credit Crisis – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Credit Crisis – CBS Reports – March, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Nothing new with the realization that the Credit industry is the second oldest profession on our planet. Offering the chance to get something you can’t afford has been...

The Poppycock Defense – July 22, 1973

Click on the link here for audio player – The World This Week – Week Ending July 21, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And forty years ago this day we were reeling over the disclosure that the Nixon White House was actively taping all conversations held in the Oval...

July 11, 1974 – Haggling Over Impeachment

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of July 11, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! Busy week, this particular one in July 1974. Surprise results from elections in Canada, uneasy ceasefire staying along Israeli borders and that thing called Watergate that kept...