Tagged: United States Constitution

Chief Justice Warren Burger

View From The Burger Court – An Interview With Chief Justice Warren Burger 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Chief Justice Warren Burger – ABC News Interview – July 5, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was considered unprecedented at the time; a one-on-one interview with a sitting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, ABC News scored a journalistic coup and did the first interview with...

Nixon and Watergate

August 18, 1973 – “I Had No Prior Knowledge Of The Watergate Break-in”

August 18, 1973 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 18, 1973 – The end of a hair-raising week worth of Watergate and the end of an excursion into Cambodia. On August 14th, the bombing campaign of Cambodia by American Air Force bombers...

Arthur Lee And Love – In Session 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Arthur Lee And Love – In Session 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Arthur Lee and Love – In Session for BBC Radio 2 – July 1, 2004 – BBC Radio 2 – Taking a breather from festivals tonight. It seems only appropriate to run a session by the inimitable Arthur Lee and Love, recorded at BBC Radio 2 on July 1,...

FDR Addresses Congress – March 4, 1939

FDR Addresses Congress – March 4, 1939

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Address to Congress – March 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those of you who may have forgotten, today is the birthday of the founding of Congress. And 76 years ago this day,...

Civil Rights -1964

July 2, 1964 – Signing The Civil Rights Bill –

Become a Patron! July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As part of the legacy of John F. Kennedy, who had proposed the Civil Rights Bill a year earlier, Johnson was committed to making the Act a reality. President Johnson: “We believe that...

May 20, 1962 – JFK Would Like A Word With You About Medicare – Past Daily Reference Room

For everyone who thinks the current situation over Medicare is something new, you’re wrong. The issue of Medicare has been raging since the days of the FDR administration. The arguments for it are the same – the arguments against it are the same. On May 20, 1962, President Kennedy addressed...