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Tagged: Vietnam

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975 0

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sec. Of State Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the fall of Saigon and the War in Vietnam effectively over, new incidents popped up on the horizon that made some...

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The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975 0

The New Phrase In Our Lexicon – Boat People – May 11, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – May 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. May 11th came on a Sunday in 1975. And as is always the case, Sunday is reserved for recapping the main...

Kent State - May 4, 1970 0

Kent State – The Day America Killed Its Young – May 4, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – May 4, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Many have said the events outside the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago started the shift in national opinion of the War in Vietnam. The...

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Few Words From Shirley Chisholm – 1972 – Speaking Of Candidates – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 30 Minutes with: Shirley Chisholm – April 28, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the announcement this past Sunday of Hillary Clinton’s intentions to run for the White House in 2016, I was reminded when another...

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971 2

The Lt. Calley Case – April 8, 1971

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Lt. Calley Case – NBC Radio – April 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was one of most widely publicized and discussed episodes of the Vietnam War came in the form of an...

Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – April 7, 1965 0

Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – April 7, 1965

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Johnson Address – April 7, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was billed as a Major Foreign Policy Address over our involvement in Vietnam, President Johnson delivered a speech at Johns Hopkins University, this...

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High Cost Of Defense – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – Oct. 10, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even before his memorable Military-Industrial Complex Farewell address in 1961, President Eisenhower was all too aware of just how out-of-control military spending would become....

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room 0

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Lyndon Johnson – State of The Union – Jan. 4, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifty years ago yesterday, President Lyndon Johnson ran down his proposals for The Great Society. Discussing the plight of the...

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings 0

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: This Was 1954 – Dec. 31, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago this night, most people were heading off to New Year‘s Eve celebrations. Some stayed in. And some heard a wrap-up...

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Digesting The World Fifty Years Ago – Mike Mansfield On Issues & Answers – Sept. 20, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues & Answers – Sen. Mike Mansfield – September 20, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There was a lot of digesting going on, this day 50 years ago. In September of 1964 we were coming to the final...