Tagged: The Washington Post

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You’re A Teenager – It’s 1970 – You Live In San Francisco – You’re Going To Turn 18 – If You’re A Guy, You’re Worried.

KYA – San Francisco – Bwana Johnny – June 20, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were turning 18 anytime between 1965 and 1973, you were preoccupied with the Draft. In case you missed it – The Draft was involuntary induction into the Military, and once you...

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October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975 0

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 15th, 40 years ago was about yet another mishap/near catastrophe President Ford was involved in. This time the blame was placed squarely on the Police Department in Hartford Connecticut where they failed...

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984 0

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 14, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days of nail-biting and confusion – this May 14th in 1984. Starting with news the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, holding an American couple...

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The Great Polarizer In American Politics – An Address By Spiro Agnew – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Vice-President Spiro Agnew – Address in Montgomery Alabama – Nov. 10, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The name Spiro Agnew may have faded into the deeper recesses of memory, but from the late 1960s all the way...