Tagged: Vietnam

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Peering Down The Rabbit Hole – Secretary Of State Dean Rusk On Vietnam – September 15, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – Secretary of State Dean Rusk – September 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even in 1963, there were questions being asked over our increasing involvement in the affairs of South Vietnam. Earlier in the...

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Vietnam Update – July 28, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News – Vietnam Update – Number 37 – July 28, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Vietnam War continued to escalate, the news reports came in with daily, almost hourly regularity. ABC News began a weekly series, Vietnam...

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‘A War That Could Last Ten Years’ – July 22, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 22, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this July 22nd in 1965, news was about the escalating War in Vietnam and the escalating violence in Alabama. In Washington, talks were entering their third day...

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A Word Or Two From Senator Wayne Morse – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: From The Capitol – Sen. Wayne Morse – August 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to popular belief, our involvement in the Vietnam War wasn’t met with universal acceptance and support. One of those most vocal critics of...

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LBJ At The UN – June 25, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – LBJ Addresses United Nations – June 25, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what is shaping up to being a very busy week in history, June 26th marks the anniversary of the first meeting of the...

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Eyeball-Deep In Vietnam – A Robert McNamara Press Conference – June 16, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara – Press briefing – ABC Radio – June 16, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Briefings like these were starting to become a regular occurrence during the Vietnam War. Bolstering confidence, pushing an agenda, pleading a...

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Selling A War: West Point And Vietnam – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – The Thin Grey Line – June 8, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1966 the groundswell of discontent over U.S. involvement in Vietnam and Southeast Asia was increasing in intensity. Questions were raised as to why we...

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Preview Of A Long, Hot Summer – June 3, 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Around The World – June 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Summer of 1967, though it was touted as The Summer Of Love, was anything but for this June 3rd. Rioting had broken out in the Roxbury suburb...

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Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Voices In The Headlines – May 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week, ending on this May 29th in 1966, was mostly about our inevitable plunge into the quagmire called Vietnam. Rioting had erupted in Saigon...

A Question Of Amnesty – A Subject Of Conscience – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Question Of Amnesty – A Subject Of Conscience – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Inquiry – Amnesty: Can you go home again? – April 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The only thing more contentious about our involvement in the Vietnam War was the subject of those who refused to get involved...