Tagged: Vladimir Putin

President Roosevelt - 1941 0

May 27, 1941 – A Fireside Chat At The Brink Of War – FDR And The National Emergency

President Franklin Roosevelt – Fireside Chat – May 27, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A regular feature during the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt was the Fireside Chat, an informal address to the American people, where matters of national interest were discussed and a sense of transparency with the...

George Wallace - Hospital Prognosis; not good 0

May 17, 1972 – George Wallace Assassination Attempt: Bad News From The Hospital – Good News From The Campaign

May 17, 1972 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 17, 1972 – News on George Wallace, who was victim of an assassination attempt only days earlier. Good news; Wallace won primaries in Michigan and Maryland. Bad news; no feeling in his legs since the shooting....

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May 3, 1987 – And Now, The Contras.

May 3, 1987 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1987 – Just ahead of the hearings over U.S. involvement in clandestine support for the Nicagarua Contras, who were in the midst of fighting the leftist government of Daniel Ortega. President Reagan...

Soviet Spies Enger and Cherneyev April 1979 0

April 28, 1979 – Spies For Dissidents – Maggie Drums Up Votes

April 28, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 28, 1979 – A day of swapping spies for dissidents and a day for campaigning in the run-up to the British elections. The swap in question was a carefully negotiated agreement between Washington and Moscow...

Henry Kissinger - Press Conference 0

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – March 26, 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Press Conference – March 26, 1975 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, in a press conference carried on radio and TV on March 26, 1975, told a room filled with reporters that the Middle East Peace...

Lithuania Independence 1990 0

March 27, 1990 – Looking To Lithuania.

March 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1990 – the continuing story of breakaway republics from the Soviet Union. This time it was Lithuania – and this time Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev decided to play hardball. He sent his troops after...

President Kennedy - Press Conference 28 0

March 21,1962 – President Kennedy’s 28th Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

March 21, 1962 – President Kennedy Press Conference #28 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 21, 1962 – On this day, President Kennedy held his 28th Press conference since taking off in January of 1961. He discusses the Space program, Cuba, the United Nations and the NATO alliance. Here’s...

Dr. Tom Dooley 0

January 19, 1961 – Passing Of A Humanitarian – Preparing For An Inauguration

January 19, 1961 – News of Death of Dr. Tom Dooley – Preparations For Inauguration – WRUL News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 19, 1961 – A day of contrasts. First, news of the death of humanitarian Dr. Tom Dooley, whose efforts in bringing medical care to the...