Tagged: Robert F. Kennedy

1968 Democratic Convention

Report Card On Black America – Black Journal – January 27, 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Black Journal – Report Card on Black America – January 27, 1969 – NET-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago, we were still very much in the midst of a long and contentious Civil Rights battle in America. This program, a monthly news feature of the pre-PBS...

President Reagan -Press Conf. 1983

October 19, 1983 – President Reagan Gives A Press Conference

President Reagan – 20th press Conference – October 19, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the situation in Nicaragua growing more tense and contentious, and the situation in Lebanon becoming a stalemate, President Reagan, in his 20th Press Conference, on the 1,000th day of his Presidency, sought to...

About 1956 – That Was The Year That Was

1956: The Big Year – CBS Radio News Special – Dec. 29th 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Coming up on the end of another year. This one (2016) just seems a little worse for wear than the others; but as far as history goes, it is just as...

Freshman Senators 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Freshman Senators 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Freshman Senators – Meet The New Senators – CBS News – Feb. 24, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Freshman Senators – class of 1963. In what would go down in history as a momentous year, the new crop of Senators, flush from victories during the off-season election...

Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – October 18, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – October 18, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection To get an idea of just how much the climate of politics has changed in this country, you only have to listen to the first...

Robert F. Kennedy Addresses 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy Addresses the 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 50 years ago, Robert F. Kennedy addressed the capacity audience in Atlantic City to introduce a film in tribute to his...

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Voices In The Headlines – May 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week, ending on this May 29th in 1966, was mostly about our inevitable plunge into the quagmire called Vietnam. Rioting had erupted in Saigon...

A Word Or Two From Robert F. Kennedy – Meet The Press 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Robert F. Kennedy – March 17, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Certainly, 1968 ended a lot differently than it started out. Since it was an election year, speculation was rife as to what...

Days Of Confusion, Nights Of Backlash – The World Of 1968 – November 13, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET – Newsfront w/Mitchell Krauss – November 13, 1968 1968 was probably the year it came closest to completely falling apart. The sudden violent turn of events that went from assassinations of Martin Luther King to Robert Kennedy. An entire nation...

A Word from RFK – July 7, 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy Press Conference – July 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A Press Conference by Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, from July 7, 1964. Given during the White House Seminar for Students employed in Washington over...