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Dick Gregory Has A Word Or Two About Race And Politics 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dick Gregory – Interview from NET: Newsfront – April 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dick Gregory – whose popularity in the late 1950s and early 1960s as a mainstream comedian was traded in for a career as a political activist, was one of the most outspoken and...


FDR Signs Social Security – August 14, 1935

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt signs The Social Security Act of 1935 – August 14, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since it’s been a bone of contention and the target of avid attempts at dismantling it, here’s a reminder of what all the...


The State Of Social Security In 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: America United-Social Security 6-27-48 In my continuing coverage of the Health Care debate and its historic place in our political life, here comes another debate via the NBC Radio program “America United” hosted by David Brinkley from June 27, 1948. This debate,...