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JFK In Florida – November 18, 1963

  Become a Patron! The news for this day in 1963 focused on the speaking tour President Kennedy had embarked on throughout the state of Florida. Although it was billed as “non-political“, most agreed it was a tour designed to shore up lagging support for Democrats in what was sure to...

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A Wild And Wooly Presidential Campaign . . .In The Philippines – November 11, 1957

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on the Hour – November 11, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Aside from the obvious, November 11th was a busy news day in 1957. With Filipinos gearing up for a visit to the polls in what was referred...

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Mobilization For Human Needs – October 22, 1934 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Franklin Roosevelt – Message for the 1934 Mobilization For Human Needs – Oct. 22, 1934 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1934 we were still in the grip of a Depression. Federal, State and Local governments were strapped. The onus...

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JFK Addresses The AFL-CIO Convention – December 7, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: JFK Address to AFL-CIO Convention – Dec. 7, 1961 President Kennedy addressed the annual convention of the AFL-CIO in Miami Florida on December 7, 1961. The subject was employment, the current state of the economy, trade and the imbalance. The threat of...

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Election Postmortem 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player:Post-Election 1956 The 1956 Presidential election was interesting in that Eisenhower won a landslide victory, yet both the House and Senate remained in control of the Democrats and that left the Republicans scratching their collective heads. It’s been said that it was the...

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October 24, 1960 – Campaign ’60: Down To The Wire.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Oct. 24, 1960 – Eyewitness To History – 1960 Election With the third Debate over the previous night, October 24th was the home stretch for the 1960 Presidential Campaign. As a recap of the race to the White House, CBS News ran...

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Nixon And Checkers – September 23, 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Checkers – 1952 Sixty years ago today, on September 23, 1952, vice-Presidential candidate Senator Richard Nixon was fighting for his political life amid charges of misusing campaign contributions, secret bank accounts and dirty tricks. So much were the allegations that it was...