Tagged: Recession

March 8, 1978

March 8, 1978 – Coal Strike: Day 93

March 8, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1978 – After 93 days, the Coal Miner’s strike was heading to Washington for a series of closed-door sessions as a Presidential Board of Inquiry was called to reach some sort of settlement in...

Pulling Strings – Influencing Destiny – November 7, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – November 7, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in November in 1980, the aftermath of the Reagan landslide was still being scrutinized. The transition from the Carter White House to The...

Nixon Cooking – Cambodia Done – Mae West Ageing – August 17, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week ending August 17, 1973 News for this week, that also ended on August 17th in 1973, had much to do with the ever-growing Watergate story. Once again, Nixon came before the nation to offer an explanation over Watergate, over...

JFK And The State Of The Economy – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: JFK – The State Of The Economy – Aug. 13, 1962 The Economy, it seems, is always the prevailing topic of political conversation. Where are the jobs, where is the stimulus, where are the tax breaks, where is the future? In 1962...

Social Security Turns 77 – August 14, 1935

Click on the link here for audio player: FDR Signs Social Security Act – Aug. 14, 1935 Today marks the seventy-seventh birthday of The Social Security Act. FDR: “The civilization of the past hundred years, with its startling industrial changes, has tended more and more to make life insecure. Young...