Tagged: United States Department of Defense

Robert McNamara

Defense Secretary McNamara Addresses The DNC Platform – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara – Address To Democratic Party Platform Committee – August 17, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Seven days after the infamous “Gulf of Tonkin Incident“, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was giving a pep talk to the Democratic Party Platform, ahead of the Convention which...

Senator John F. Kennedy

October 17, 1960 – Senator John F. Kennedy At Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator John F. Kennedy – Campaign Address at Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – October 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Senator John F. Kennedy – 57 years ago today. On the campaign trail for the Presidency, Senator John F. Kenndy speaking before a capacity audience at Wittenburg University...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Love In America – Conversation 1955 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Love in America in 1955. It didn’t seem like such a hot-button topic, but people were starting to question things; the status quo, the reason why some traditions were the way they were. In...

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

– NBC Radio – Voices And Events – November 19, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless debate on Foreign Policy – where America stood in the world. The World in conflict once again – the Cold War getting colder. That was much of what dominated the news...

Burying A Pope – Reviving A Red Scare – October 13, 1958

Burying A Pope – Reviving A Red Scare – October 13, 1958

– MBS – Fulton Lewis Jr. And The News -October 13, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 13th in 1958 had much to do with the goings-on at The Vatican. The death of Pope Pius XII and the mourning, as well as the first televised...