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Prospects For Peace In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Prospects For Peace In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ¬†American Forum – Prospects For Peace 1956 – December 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1956 the world was just as much on edge as it is today. Then, the players were different – the...

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November Is The Crisis Month – Nov. 2, 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – United Nations Security Council Meeting – November 2, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In November of 1956, two crises took center stage, almost eclipsing the storm of rhetoric and campaign promises spiraling to the finish line in...

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‘All This . . . And The Warmonger Hearings’ – September 10, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – Sept. 10, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this September 10th in 1941, beyond the news of the War in Europe – the sinking of the U.S. Freighter Steel Seafarer in...

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That New Word In Our Lexicon: Nasserism – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – The Middle East – November 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Looking at the history books, you’d get the impression the Middle East has been in a perpetual state of crisis for the better part of 70...

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A Word Or Two From Sir Anthony Eden – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Sir Anthony Eden – September 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During one of his visits to the U.S. of former Foreign Minister (and future Prime Minister) of Britain, Sir Anthony Eden drew more curious questions...

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Wages Of Fear – Dividends Of Discontent – January 7, 1957

Click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Cedric Foster Commentary – Gabriel Heater Commentary – January 7, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Change the names and the circumstances and this could just as easily be 2013 as it was this day in 1957. The Middle...

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Things That Go Boom – November 1, 1951

Click on the link here – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and The News w/Don Hollenbeck – November 1, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Knee-deep in Cold War, this November 1st in 1951. Atomic testing was continuing at a rapid pace, with advances of new tests making results...

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We Don’t Have Magic Weapons To Win Wars Quickly – October 15, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and the News – October 15, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this October 15th in 1951. Looking for a peaceful solution to the arms race and President Truman calling for discussions and...

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A Question Of Ethics – A Hotbed Of Trade – April 30, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Never any shortage of scandal where Capitol Hill is concerned, and this April 30th in 1979 was no different. The Senate Ethics Committee was getting ready to hold hearings on violations by Georgia Senator Herman Talmadge and abuses of power,...

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Forever Middle-East – Sen. Wayne Morse Talks About The Suez Canal And American Foreign Policy – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Youth Wants To Know – Sen. Wayne Morse – 1957 Never one to shy away from controversy or taking a stand, Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Oregon) was interviewed on the NBC Radio Program Youth Wants To Know, regarding the Middle-East, which was undergoing...