Tagged: United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Attorney General Edwin Meese

April 2, 1988 – Corruption, Shuttle Diplomacy, And Condition Alpha

April 2, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1988 – A busy news day and not all of it was happening at home. Starting with news from Panama about dictator Manuel Noriega and considerations over stepping up pressure on the Military strongman...

Florynce Kennedy - 1968

December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

Lord Mountbatten funeral

September 5, 1979 – Lord Mountbatten Funeral – Soviet Combat Troops In Cuba – Demoting Hurricane David

September 5, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 5, 1979 – The Royal Family led the procession through Central London to Westminster Abbey to pay final respects to “Uncle Dickie”, Lord Mountbatten, who had been assassinated some 9 days earlier by IRA guerrillas....

William Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – Entering The Era Of Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1986 – After three days of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, William Rehnquist had been successfully approved as Chief Justice of the United States. In the end, it was a weary Utah Senator...

Capitol Hill Finger Pointing – June 4, 1954

Capitol Hill Finger Pointing – June 4, 1954

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Fulton Lewis Jr News – Frank Edwards News – June 4, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1954, most of it was involving the famous Army-McCarthy Hearings going on in Washington. On this particular day, Democratic...

Looking For Light At The End Of The Tunnel – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings March 12, 1968

Looking For Light At The End Of The Tunnel – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings March 12, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Senate Foreign Relations Hearings – Dean Rusk – March 12, 1968 With news growing more pessimistic each day over the War in Vietnam, and since the start of 1968 an escalation in North Vietnamese assaults, the dissatisfaction...

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 5, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. And things were heating up in the Middle East, this day 36 years ago. Ayatollah Khomeini appointed Scholar and pro-democracy advocate Mehdi Bazargan as...