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Government Shutdowns

Government Shut Downs – 1995/96 – 2013 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Rooom

Government Shutdown – November 14, 1995 – December 15, 1995 – CBS Radio – NPR News Morning Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Govt. shutdown – Nov. 14, 1995 Government Shutdown – October 1, 2013 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It’s happened again, another government...

U.S. Military force - 1972

National Security And Military Power – 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – National Security Hearings – Military Power – June 4, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the early 1970s, with our military strength drained through a protracted Vietnam war, our Foreign Policy was brought into question and the whole issue of breakdowns in negotiations between nations, eventually...

Woodstock - aerial view - August 1969

August 16, 1969 – A Big Rock Festival In The Little Helpless Town Of Behtel – Woodstock

Become a Patron! August 16, 1969 – While violence raged in Northern Ireland, and casualties mounted daily, on the other side of the Atlantic – on perhaps another planet altogether, some 300,000 people descended on the small farming town of Bethel New York, the site of the 1st Annual Woodstock...

Gen. MacArthur - 1951

May 18, 1951 – Fallout From A Firing – The MacArthur Dismissal

May 18, 1951 – MBS: Fulton Lewis Jr. News and Commentary – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 18, 1951 and the controversy surrounding the abrupt dismissal and relieving of duties of General Douglas MacArthur by President Truman back in April was still having repercussions around Capitol Hill. And depending...

Dien Bien Phu casualties - March 1954

March 30, 1954 – A Dien Bien Phu Frame Of Mind

March 30, 1954 – Frank Hemingway News and Comment – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1954. Word from French Indochina (Vietnam) that a desperate battle was taking place at Dien Bien Phu, a strategic French military base which had come under full-scale assault by Vietminh...

President Ford - Tax Cut address

March 29, 1975 – Ford Talks Tax Cuts

March 29,1975 – President Ford Signs the Tax Cut Bill – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Congressmen of both parties praised President Ford this day for singing the $24.8 billion tax cut, despite his reservations. Saying the President had done the right thing and that he...

Seattle Earthquake damage

March 1, 2001 – Along Party Lines – Along Fault Lines

March 1, 2001 – NPR News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 2001 – Pretty much an average news day. On Capitol Hill, Republican law makers just-started President Bush’s tax cut proposals, by pushing the central part of plan through the House Ways and Means Committee. The measure...

Election 1956

Election 1956 – Gimme That Old Time Aspersion – Weekend Reference Room

Election 1956 – American Forum – May 27, 1956 – NBC-Monitor – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1956. Political parties battling for the hearts and minds of America – the beauty contest, the innuendo, the festival of mud tossed back and forth. Same as it ever was. There has...

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Talks About Energy, Taxes And South Africa – October 27, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Jimmy Carter – Press Conference – October 27, 1977 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Jimmy Carter, at one of his regular Press Conferences in 1977. Testing the waters on an Energy policy that had Americans relying on less Foreign oil, Carter was preparing...