Tagged: Republican

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The Frenzy Realized – July 15, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Continuous Convention Coverage – July 15, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 1964 Republican Convention continued on this July 15th, fifty years ago, the day of Nominations wasn’t such a surprise or shock. Of the 635...

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Nelson Rockefeller And The Night Of The Long Knives – July 14, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Continuous Convention Coverage – July 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a continuation to my post earlier today, here is the address (and reaction) by Governor Nelson Rockefeller during adoption of the Party Platform on July 14, 1964....

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Girding Up For A Convention – Senator Everett Dirksen – July 5, 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Senator Everett Dirksen on Issues and Answers – July 5, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading into the Republican Convention of 1964, this day 50 years ago American media was taken up with the subject of who would run against...

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About Grilling – February 10, 1995

Click on the link here for AudioPlayer – CBS World News Roundup – – February 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No end to grilling going on, this February 10th in 1995. On Capitol Hill it was the grilling of Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster and the sound...

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July 15, 1964 – GOP Convention – View From The Cow Palace: Sliding Off The Rails.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS-TV audio coverage of 1964 Republican Convention – July 15, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, at least in the U.S., had primarily to do with the Republican Convention and the selection of Barry Goldwater as Presidential Candidate....

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A GOP Hissy-Fit – February 26, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 26, 1996 It was Primary season, this February in 1996. And the news for this February 26th was the campaign of Senator Bob Dole was in big trouble, financially. And with the upcoming Arizona Primary slated for the following...

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R.I.P. GOP – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Chicago Univ. Roundtable – Republicans 1948 No one was more surprised by the outcome of the 1948 Presidential election than Republicans and Mainstream Media. Since the campaign started, it was almost assured that Republican candidate Thomas E. Dewey would be a shoe-in...

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Election Night 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1964 Election Night Another election night – this one from 1964. Another election with surprises and another election that repudiated a hijacked political party. Barry Goldwater went down to a resounding defeat and, like this recent election, had caused an enormous amount...

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Republican Convention 1940 – Wendell Wilkie Acceptance Speech – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: Wilkie Acceptance Speech – 1940 No frills, no send-ups, no films, no slide-shows. Wendell Wilkie accepted the nomination as Presidential candidate for the Republican party in the 1940 election. His speech lasted just a little over six minutes – the demonstration lasted...

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Republican Convention – Day One – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: 1956 Republican Convention – Day 1 A reminder of just how much has changed in the race for the Presidency. For example – this short address by Utah Senator Wallace Bennett: Sen. Wallace Bennett (R-Utah): “Our country has always recognized that people...