Tagged: Southeast Asia

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May 4-6, 1970 – Post Kent State Hand-Wringing – Capitol Hill Weighs In On The Shootings

May 5-6, 1970 – Today Show Interviews – Sen. Hatfield – Sen. Griffin – Hugh Downs – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kent State – May 4, 1970. The protests against our further incursion in Southeast Asia and the unexpected shooting and killing of four Kent State students by National...

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Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

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Defense Secretary McNamara Addresses The DNC Platform – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara – Address To Democratic Party Platform Committee – August 17, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Seven days after the infamous “Gulf of Tonkin Incident“, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was giving a pep talk to the Democratic Party Platform, ahead of the Convention which...

Florynce Kennedy - 1968 0

December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

Escalation In Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Escalation In Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio News – Vietnam 1966: A Year Of Escalation – Feb. 8, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection By 1966 our military commitment to Southeast Asia escalated rapidly past the point of no-return. We were heading knee-deep into fighting a...


May 1, 1961 – The Simmering Stew Called Southeast Asia

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News On The Hour- May 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this First day of May in 1961 was probably more ominous in the long-run for events taking place in the future than seemingly of...


How Americans Feel About Vietnam – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Special Report – Dialogue And Decision – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1965 was about the growing dissatisfaction with the War in Vietnam. There were still a lot of supporters, but an equal...


Extended Forecast: Vietnam – Dark With Persistent Mayhem – February 28, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Meet The Pres – Russell Long – Feb. 28, 1965 As questions began to raise regarding our role in Southeast Asia, it was still early on in the game to see just where this excursion was heading. There was still majority support...