Tagged: Nixon

October 24, 1960 – Campaign ’60: Down To The Wire.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Oct. 24, 1960 – Eyewitness To History – 1960 Election With the third Debate over the previous night, October 24th was the home stretch for the 1960 Presidential Campaign. As a recap of the race to the White House, CBS News ran...

October 12, 1973 – Apres Agnew, Le Deluge.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Washington Week – Oct. 12, 1973 A startling and jarring week, but in reality a dress rehearsal for something bigger to come in the future. Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigned over Income Tax Evasion and a criminal investigation to which he plead No...

Nixon And Checkers – September 23, 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Checkers – 1952 Sixty years ago today, on September 23, 1952, vice-Presidential candidate Senator Richard Nixon was fighting for his political life amid charges of misusing campaign contributions, secret bank accounts and dirty tricks. So much were the allegations that it was...

Nora Ephron Looks At American Culture In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Where is American Culture Heading? 1974 In 1974 there were grave doubts as to where we were heading as a cultural society. Although 1974 may seem like a banner year for the arts, compared to where we are today. But the writing...

Ted Kennedy Talks About Affordable Healthcare – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sen. Ted Kennedy on National Health Care The debate over affordable Health Care has been groaning on for decades, it makes for great soundbites, and sometimes it gets votes. But the seemingly endless haggle over a National Health Plan never quite went...

The Conservatives In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: NET- Conservatism – 1970 Before the GOP succumbed to the lunatic fringe, becoming a burned out shell of its former self, there was something of a broader definition of who a conservative actually was – and it ran the gamut from staunch...

Republican Convention – Day One – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: 1956 Republican Convention – Day 1 A reminder of just how much has changed in the race for the Presidency. For example – this short address by Utah Senator Wallace Bennett: Sen. Wallace Bennett (R-Utah): “Our country has always recognized that people...

George Jackson Aftermath – Bolivian Overthrow – Soup Recall – August 22, 1971

Click on the link here for audio player: News for August 22, 1971 Since August 22nd came on a Sunday in 1971, the news for this day was taken up mostly with looking at the week past and contemplating what was ahead for the coming week. Starting off with news...

Nixon Cooking – Cambodia Done – Mae West Ageing – August 17, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week ending August 17, 1973 News for this week, that also ended on August 17th in 1973, had much to do with the ever-growing Watergate story. Once again, Nixon came before the nation to offer an explanation over Watergate, over...

Day 6: Articles Of Impeachment – July 30, 1974

Clink on the link right here: Judiciary Committee Day 6, July 30, 1974 This July 30th in 1974 was day 6 of the House Judiciary Committee Hearings on Articles of Impeachment over the Watergate scandal that had gripped the Nixon White House for the better part of a year. Regarded...