Tagged: Washington

Robert F. Kennedy

March 27, 1957 – The McClellan Hearings – RFK Vs. The Teamsters

Can’t keep it going without you: Become a Patron! News for this March 27th in 1957 had much to do with the ongoing Labor Racketeering Hearings going on in Washington. One of the up-and-coming stars of the hearings was a young Chief Counsel for the McLellan Committee on Improper Activities...

October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

FDR And The Press - October 1937

October 12, 1937 – FDR: A Fireside Chat

  Become a Patron! On the occasion of his return from a cross-country tour, President Roosevelt gave one of his familiar Fireside Chat’s ahead of a special session of Congress on October 12, 1937. He discusses the progress that had been made as the result of the Recovery steps the...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

John Doe #2 - Oklahoma City Boming

May 4, 1995 – The Search For John Doe #2 – Oklahoma City Bombing Aftermath

May 4, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 4, 1995 – 15 days after the Oklahoma City Bombing, Police, FBI and ATF agents were still sifting through rubble, still looking for bodies and still looking for suspects. On this day a sketch emerged...

British Troops in Asmara

April 5, 1941 – War In Europe: Good News From Cairo – Bad News From Yugoslavia

April 5, 1941 – NBC News Of The World -Special Report on Yugoslavia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1941 – News of the war in Europe was making the headlines – with both good news and ominous news in equal measure. In a dispatch from Cairo which...

Count Teleki of Hungary 1940

March 27, 1940 – Hungary Joins The Axis – Paris Expels Russians – Labor Gets Indicted.

March 27, 1940 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1940 -As the war in Europe gained momentum, allegiances and reminders of friendship pacts were declared throughout the continent. Latest to pledge mutual assistance was Hungary. Prime Minister Teleki paid a visit to Rome...

East Berlin - West Berlin - 1950

March 1, 1950 – The Clock Is Ticking-Ticking – The Atomic Bomb And World Peace

March 1, 1950 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 1950 – World Peace, the Atomic Bomb, the Soviet Union – the Cold War. These were the issues at hand, this first day of March 68 years ago. On Capitol Hill, Senator...

Moon Duo in session

Moon Duo In Session – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Moon Duo – In session for Marc Riley – Feb. 1, 2018 – BBC 6 Music – Heading into more contemporary territory to end out the working week. Moon Duo, originally from San Francisco, relocated to Portland Oregon – together since 2009 and with four studio albums under their...

President Nixon

1974: Through A Past Darkly – A Year That Was – Past Daily Thousand Yard Stare

1974 Year-End – CBS News – December 29, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1974 – If you were around at the time, and you were old enough to remember it, 1974 was a year we thought would never end fast enough. As Gerald Ford, our first dually un-elected...