Tagged: Southern Hemisphere

French Elections 1951

June 17, 1951 – France Goes To The Polls – The French Elections Of 1951

French Elections of 1951 – NBC Radio: Yesterday,Today and Tomorrow – June 17, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-six years ago today, France went to the polls. This time to elect the Second national Assembly of the Fourth Republic. After World War 2, the three major political parties...

Buying Friends And Influencing Destiny – August 22, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sec. of State Dean Rusk and C. Douglas Dillon – Press Conference re: Alliance For Progress – Aug. 22, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The popularity contest for Hearts and Minds was roaring full-speed ahead on this day in 1961. With...

A Word Or Two From Juan Perón – July 6, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Argentine President Juan Perón addresses the World – July 6, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Billed as “An Address to the World”, Argentine President Juan Perón went before microphones from the Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires to deliver a speech...

Our Foreign Policy

June 4, 1961 – The Wages Of Foreign Policy – The Price Of A Man On The Moon

It would be nice. . .Become a Patron! Further evidence that history on any particular day isn’t about one earth-shifting event, but a series of seemingly inconsequential ones that creep up from time to time and take center stage without anybody looking. On this June 4th in 1961 it was...