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Just Because It’s June – Commentaries for June 1-2, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – June 1-2, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would appear June is a rather busy month for news – and the start of t his particular June in 1961 proved to be no different. From a series...

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June 4, 1961 – The Wages Of Foreign Policy – The Price Of A Man On The Moon

It would be nice. . .Become a Patron! Further evidence that history on any particular day isn’t about one earth-shifting event, but a series of seemingly inconsequential ones that creep up from time to time and take center stage without anybody looking. On this June 4th in 1961 it was...


The Man Who Accompanied Jackie To Paris – May 30, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: On this May 30 in 1961, in what began during JFK‘s campaign as a promise to visit Paris and shore up sagging relations withFrench President DeGaulle, quickly became sidetracked when a proposed summit in Vienna with Nikita Khruschev was scheduled...