Tagged: Oval Office

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...

Pope John Paul II in U.S.

October 3, 1979 – Cuba And SALT – Pope In America

October 3, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 3, 1979 – News reminiscent of an October in 1962. Cuba again. This time no missiles, but Soviet troops and military equipment on the island, making for a nervous situation brewing. The issue on this...

End of Prohibition - 1933

Bring Back Prohibition – Ethel Hubler And The National Voice – 1935

Ethel Hubler – The National Voice – Bring Back Prohibition – circa 1935 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Prohibition. In case you didn’t know, there was a time in the 20th century when it was illegal to buy alcohol or consume it in public. It was an Amendment to the...

President Roosevelt - 1941

May 27, 1941 – A Fireside Chat At The Brink Of War – FDR And The National Emergency

President Franklin Roosevelt – Fireside Chat – May 27, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A regular feature during the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt was the Fireside Chat, an informal address to the American people, where matters of national interest were discussed and a sense of transparency with the...

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...

Jimmy Carter

Pres. Elect Jimmy Carter’s Press Conference – 1976 – The Reference Room

President-Elect Jimmy Carter – First Press Conference -November 4, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President-Elect Jimmy Carter, in his first press conference since winning the White House, from November 4, 1976. In retrospect probably not an earth-shattering press conference, certainly sedate by todays standards, but a press conference...

Election 1960

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night In America

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 2016 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...