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January 11, 1944 – FDR -The Second Bill Of Rights -A State Of The Union In Wartime –

Recovering from a bad case of the Flu, President Roosevelt delivered the 1944 State of The Union address from the Oval Office, rather than in a Joint Session of Congress. The war had been going on for 3 years and the tide was turning in the Allies favor. It was...

Election 1960

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night 1960 – America Votes And Waits

Election Night 1960 – CBS News – November 8-9, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 8 and 9, 1960 – America votes – America waits – America bites its collective nails. Lest you all think the election of 2020 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...

El Salvador

February 1, 1982 – Let Poland Be Poland – The Mounting Tragedy Of El Salvador

February 1, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup-CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1982 – Between the situation in Gdansk, Poland and San Salvador in El Salvador, the Reagan White House Foreign Policy was being put to the test. From Poland came the release of...

Donald Fehr

February 6, 1995 – The Windup, The Pitch, The Strike

February 6, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 6, 1995 – Baseball Strike news this day. Ironically, February 6, 1995 would have been Baseball legend Babe Ruth‘s 100th birthday. But instead, one would have imagined him spinning in his grave, as it was...

John Ashcroft

January 16, 2001 – The Grilling Of Ashcroft

January 16, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection January 16, 2001 – Busy day on Capitol Hill. With confirmation hearings for President-Elect Bush’s choice for Attorney General John Ashcroft going full speed ahead, and lab reports back on President Clinton‘s Skin Cancer...