Tagged: Richard Nixon

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Harry S. Truman – Making A Case And Taking It On The Road – May 15, 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Harry S. Truman – Address In Chicago – May 15, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1950 was an off-year election. But following the legendary “do-nothing 80th Congress”, the 81st Congress was a step in the right direction, and it was up to The President to make sure it...

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May 24, 1976 – Campaign Trail – Campaign Promises

May 24, 1976 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was Primary season then, 40 years ago. On May 24, 1976 the race was tightening and heading to the big prize of California on June 8. On this day it was the Oregon Primary and...

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May 11, 1987 – The Iran-Contra Circus Comes To Capitol Hill

May 11, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No shortage of drama and controversies, this May 11, 1987. The joint House-Senate Hearings loooking into the Iran-Contra affair was heading into Week 2 and Witness 2. This week was the beginning of testimony from former...

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May 9, 1976 – Terremoto Friuli And Campaign ’76

  May 9, 1976 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The week ending May 9, 1976 – the news was preoccupied for most of the week with the events in Italy. A powerful earthquake shook towns and villages in Northeast Italy, claiming at...

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Funeral For A President – April 27, 1994

Funeral for President Nixon – April 27, 1994 – NPR Special Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – After suffering a severe stroke on April 18, former President Nixon died on April 22nd. The 35th President of the U.S. whose legacy ranged from ending the long-standing refusal to recognize Red...

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1956 – The GOP Gears Up For A Convention

1956 Convention Preview – Meet The Press – Washington Governor Arthur B. Langli – June 24, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Sixty years ago, it was Convention season – The Democrats were getting ready to nominate (for a second time) Adlai Stevenson and the Republicans were staying the Ike....

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April 4, 1944 – Watching Signs – Making Preparations

April 4, 1944 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 4, 1944 – News of raids on Japanese held islands in the South Pacific were finally being reported, with considerable damage to Japanese ships and ports. Allied losses were reported to be 27 American fighters....

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Eugene McCarthy – Election ’68 – Past Daily Reference Room

Eugene McCarthy – Meet The Press – Feb. 11, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Eugene McCarthy. As opposition to the Vietnam War grew louder, the Presidential election year of 1968 would be bitterly fought, hotly contested and senselessly violent. Senator Eugene J. McCarthy was an outspoken critic of...

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Adlai Stevenson On U.S.Foreign Policy – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Adlai Stevenson – Address on Foreign Policy – Kennedy/Johnson Campaign – October 19, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Adlai Stevenson, giving a Foreign Policy Address at the Grand Ballroom of the Commodore Hotel in New York on behalf of the Kennedy/Johnson campaign of 1960, and recorded on October...

Selling Of The President – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Selling Of The President – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Selling Of The President 1968 – Interview with Joe McGinniss – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Selling of The President in 1968. Much as the 1960 Presidential election changed the way politics was marketed to the American people, by 1968 it had become an industry and a science. During...