Tagged: Republican Party 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...

Sen. Jim Jeffords (R-VT)

May 23, 2001 – A Seismic Senate Shift – A Senator Goes Rogue – A Tax-Cut Cometh

May 23, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 2001 – A day of wonders on Capitol Hill. News that Republican Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont was going to announce his intention to quit the GOP and go Independent had many reeling from...

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...

John L. Lewis - Pres. United Mine Workers

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis Testifies Before Congress About Mine Safety

April 3, 1947 – John L. Lewis – Testimony before Congress – Mine Safety – Excerpts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1947. John L. Lewis, an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960....

Bogota Hostage Crisis

March 7, 1980 – Hostages And Primaries: Fingers Crossed

March 7, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1980 – Lots of finger crossing, this day in 1980. Starting with the American Embassy hostage situation in Tehran – going into its 125 day. Iranian Foreign Minister Ghotbzadeh indicated the U.S. captives would...

Adlai Stevenson - Addresses Florida DNC - March 6, 1954

March 6, 1954 – Adlai Stevenson: “We Are Witnessing The Bitter Harvest From The Seeds Of Slander, Defamation And Disunion, Planted In The Soil Of Our Democracy”

Adlai Stevenson – Address To Florida Democratic National Committee Dinner – March 6, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It seems ironic in some ways and prophetic in others to listen to this address from Former Illinois Governor and two-time Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson, on this day in 1954....

Coal Miners on Strike - 1978

February 21, 1978 – Nationwide Coal Strike And Shuttle-Style Negotiations

February 21, 1978 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 21, 1978 – Another strike, another shutdown. This time, the Coal Miners. Beginning in December of 1977 and with seemingly no end in sight, President Carter went to Capitol Hill and met with Congressional leaders in...

Kenneth Lay - Enron scandal

February 12, 2002 – A Heightened State Of Alert – An Enron State Of Mind

February 12, 2002 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 2002 – A day which would sound all-too familiar for the months and years ahead. A heightened state of alert, based on information received from inmates at Guantanamo of a pending Terrorist...