Tagged: Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon and Watergate

History Of Watergate – 1973-1974 – Parallels To Trumpgate – 2016-2017 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Nixon And Watergate – Group W Broadcasting – January 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal. The scandal which led to an impeachment and the impeachment which led to a resignation. Beginning as a seemingly bungled attempt at breaking into the Democratic National Committee’s...

Archibald Cox - 1973

Saturday Night Massacre – Archibald Cox Firing – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Archibald Cox Firing – CBS Radio – Washington Week In Review – October 20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Archibald Cox, Attorney General in the Nixon Administration during the Watergate era. Archibald Cox was the Special Prosecutor, investigating the Watergate scandal and had subpoenaed President Nixon to supply...

Gary Hart - press conf. May 8, 1987

May 8, 1987 – Gary Hart: “I tremble for my country when I think we may, in fact, get the kind of leaders we deserve.”

May 8, 1987 – CBS News + Gary Hart Announcement and Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 8, 1987. a day of announcements and hearings. In Denver, Presidential hopeful Gary Hart addressed a crowd and took himself out of the race, all due to alleged affairs. Up...

President Reagan - Contra Support t-shirt

May 3, 1987 – And Now, The Contras.

May 3, 1987 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1987 – Just ahead of the hearings over U.S. involvement in clandestine support for the Nicagarua Contras, who were in the midst of fighting the leftist government of Daniel Ortega. President Reagan...

James McCord - Watergate defendant accused of bugging.

James McCord Talks About Wiretapping And Watergate – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

James McCord on Face The Nation – June 3, 1973 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James McCord, one of the many figures involved in the Watergate break-in and subsequent coverup. A former CIA agent, who also worked for the FBI, he was an electronics expert and...

Sen. James Buckley

Cracks In The Facade: Sen. James Buckley Calls On Nixon To Resign – 1974

  Sen. James Buckley – News Conference – March 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Nixon years and the Watergate era – certainly one of the most emotionally draining episodes in our country’s history. When even Nixon’s most conservative supporters from the GOP were calling on him...

Watergate

. . . And They Called It Watergate – Nixon And Drama At The White House – 1973

  Impact Of Watergate – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – December 9, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the events of the past week mounting in drama and increasing in intensity almost hourly, many people have recalled another time, another event, where a President of the United States...

Spiro Agnew

The Problem With Agnew – Elliot Richardson Press Conference On The Spiro Agnew Case – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Spiro Agnew – Attorney General Elliot Richardson Press Conference – October 11, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A little less than a year before Richard Nixon left office over the Watergate scandal, vice-President Spiro Agnew left office under a cloud of bribery, income tax evasion and influence peddling....