Tagged: President of the United States

Impeachment Debate - Day 1

Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – July 24, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – Part 1 – July 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate – Day 1 – Part 2 – July 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – NPR-PBS – Live Coverage Impeachment Debate...

President Eisenhower Press Conference

April 12, 1954 – An Eisenhower Press Conference – Presidents Being Presidential

President Eisenhower’s Press Conference – May 12, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Contrary to what you may think now, Presidential News conferences were regular affairs – sometimes weekly, always at least monthly. No Press Secretary running flak – just the President and the Press. Although some press conferences were...

Francois Mitterand

May 10, 1981 – France Has A New President – Florida Has A New Sinkhole

May 10, 1981 – CBS News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 10, 1981 – Big news from France this day. As polls closed and results were being tallied, Socialist candidate for President Francois Mitterrand was emerging the winner. Elected with Communist support, Mitterrand would be...

Elliot Richardson - Issues & Answers - 1970

May 1970 – Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Policy, Protest And Public Opinion – Weekend Reference Room

Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Issues & Answers – ABC News – May 12, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the tide of opposition to the Vietnam War and our escalation of the war into Cambodia, and with the deaths of four students earlier in the week...

Impromptu sing-along

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1968 – You’re From L.A. – You’re Living In Boston – College Radio Is Bizarre

WTBS – Cambridge – The Joe Shmo Go-Go Show – May 15, 1968 – M.I.T. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Admit it, you wanted to be a disc-jockey at your college radio station. Anybody who owned more than 25 records considered themselves experts on the subject and capable of...

Cambodian refugees

April 24, 1979 Heading Home, If You Can Call It Home – Cambodia. SALT II Meets SS-21.Windfall Profits Vs Oil.

April 24, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 24, 1979 – A day with a lot on its plate. Beginning with revelations that the Russians were deploying a new missile in East Germany. The White House expressed concern about that development and...

British Troops in Asmara

April 5, 1941 – War In Europe: Good News From Cairo – Bad News From Yugoslavia

April 5, 1941 – NBC News Of The World -Special Report on Yugoslavia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1941 – News of the war in Europe was making the headlines – with both good news and ominous news in equal measure. In a dispatch from Cairo which...

Future Youth Vote - 1970

1970 – The Future Of The DNC – Lawrence O’Brien On Meet The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

Lawrence O’Brien – Meet The Press – March 15, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1970 was a turning point for many things in America. We were slowly getting back on our feet from the 60s, still reeling and no longer innocent. Richard Nixon had narrowly won the Presidency...

Supporters of Slobodan Milosevic

March 30, 2001 – A Night Of Drama In Belgrade – A Day Of Foot-And-Mouth In North Carolina

March 30, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 2001 – Drama in Belgrade this day. A crowd of supporters of converged on the home of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as reports circulated of his imminent arrest. A convoy of...