Tagged: Republican Party United States

Sandinista rebels 0

January 15, 1984 – Bringing Central America To The Boil – And The Word Is Sandinista.

Thirty-seven years ago this week, the simmering stew of politics and saber-rattling hit the boiling point in Central America. With news that a U.S. Helicopter had been forced down near the border between Honduras and Nicaragua and claims that Sandinista rebels killed the pilot after he stepped out of the...

Democracy in Peril 1939 0

Is Democracy In Peril? – Harold Ickes And Gen. Hugh S. Johnson Discuss – 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room.

In the early days of the War, when it was still confined to Europe, and most considered it “their problem” and not ours, the conversation, at least in the America was whether or not we were slowly losing our status as a Democracy, or were we in danger of falling...

Election 1960

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night 1960 – America Votes And Waits

Election Night 1960 – CBS News – November 8-9, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 8 and 9, 1960 – America votes – America waits – America bites its collective nails. Lest you all think the election of 2020 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...

Election Night 1964

November 3, 1964 – America Votes – Election Night In America

56 years ago today, the 1964 Presidential elections took place, and the political landscape took a definite and permanent turn. Republican nominee Barry Goldwater represented a decidedly hard turn to the right, anticipated during the 1962 mid-term elections. Goldwater represented the backlash to the Civil Rights movement and to the...

Regan Campaigning

October 7, 1980 – Election ’80 – 4 Weeks And Counting – Reagan-Carter Campaigns Heading To The Wire.

With 4 weeks to go, the 1980 Presidential campaign was in the home stretch. On this October 7,1980, the polls were all over the place and the candidates were in high gear; pressing the flesh, promising the moon. And the election rhetoric started to get harsh. President Carter, insisting there...

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...

Malaria!

Malaria! In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Malaria! In session for John Peel – July 25, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 A breath of agitated air from Wester Berlin comes via Malaria! tonight. Malaria! was an experimental electronic band from West Berlin formed in 1981 by Gudrun Gut and Bettina Köster following the dissolution of Mania D with...