Tagged: Supreme Court

Twilight Of The Nazi Reich – March 24, 1945 0

Twilight Of The Nazi Reich – March 24, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alex Drier’s Weekly News Analysis – March 24, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As reports filled the airwaves and people sat glued to their radios this March 24th in 1945, a wave of breathless optimism spread...

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SCOTUS And William Brennan – Sept. 30, 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Discussion on appointment of William Brennan to Supreme Court – Sept. 30, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Eisenhower announced an eleventh-hour appointment of Justice William Brennan to fill the seat vacated by retiring Justice Sherman Minton...

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‘Integration In The South Is Like Christianity; It’s Never Been Tried’ – Virginia Integration – August 31, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Virginia Integration – August 31, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Four years after the passage of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the question of school integration, or any civil rights legislation for that matter, was...

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Putting A Strain On The Constitution – August 4, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS Radio – The World This Week – Week ending August 4, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A week of drama, the week ending this August 4th in 1973. Supreme Court challenges to the War in Cambodia, and Senate Watergate Hearings....

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Losing Entire Generations Of People – June 27, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – June 27, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 27th, fourteen years ago was somber and pessimistic on a number of levels. The Global AIDS crisis had gone from bad to...

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The Future Of Cable TV In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Newsfront – The Future of Cable TV – Dec. 16, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Difficult to imagine now, but in 1968 there was talk about Cable TV coming into our lives – and we weren’t quite sure why. Cable...

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Remember 2 Live Crew? June 17, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – June 17, 1990 During a week crammed with drama, upheaval and insanity – this particular week, ending June 17th in 1990 was a memorable one. Starting off with news of a Supreme court victory for...

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East Berlin Riots – Julius And Ethel Rosenberg – June 17, 1953

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS – Edward R. Murrow Program With Charles Collingwood – June 17, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection June 17th in a Cold War 1953. With last minute appeals for clemency sent to the Supreme Court over the case of Julius...

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983 0

The Blame Game – May 16, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – 9:00 Hourly News w/Richard C. Hottelet – May 16, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day for finger pointing, this 16th of May in 1983. Wall Street was reacting to Capitol Hill reports on the sharply expanded...

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Home, Sweet Frozen – The Blizzard Of ’78 – January 10, 1978

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 10, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1978 the news was all about the Arctic blast, freezing the country from East of the Rockies onwards. Proclaimed the worst Blizzard since the...