Tagged: Watergate scandal

Demonstrations in Rome - 1969

March 2, 1969 – World Amok With Hot-Spots – View From The International Press

  March 2, 1969 – NET – World Press Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 2, 1969 – Not that America had more than it’s fair share of issues and problems to deal with, seems the entire world was either in a state of demonstration or verging n...

Washington Press Corps - 1975

Assessing The Washington Press Corps – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – National Town Meeting – Appraising The Washington Press Corps – Sept. 17, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Washington Press Corps; that group of members of the Radio-Television-Print Media whose main job it is to cover the goings on in The White House and on Capitol...

Saturday Night Massacre Headlines

Saturday Night Massacre – The Watergate Odyssey – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Saturday Night Massacre – CBS Radio News Bulletins – October 19-20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The infamous Saturday Night Massacre. At the height of the Watergate Scandal and the eventual toppling of the Nixon Presidency, the move to oust Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, which was met by...

Patty Hearst - aka: Tania

“My Name Is Tania” – Symbionese Liberation Army Communiqué Of June 6, 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) – Communiqué of June 6, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the big news events of 1974, aside from the daily revelations of Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, was the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst by a group calling themselves the...

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...

Bernstein and Woodward

A Few Words From Woodward And Bernstein – 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward – interview from NPR’s Options – April 23, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As our current state of affairs unfold like the convoluted and sinister plot in a straight-to-video b-movie, the historic importance of our present moments offer a reminder of another time,...

TV in the classroom - 1957

Schools Of The Future – TV In Classroom 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – The New World: TV In The Classroom – June 2, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Strange as it may seem now – the most high-tech and brave-new-world innovation taking place in the American classroom was the introduction of Television as a teaching tool. TV, just...

Hunter S. Thompson

A Word Or Two From Hunter S. Thompson – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Hunter S. Thompson – interviewed by Harrison Salisbury – Behind The Lines – NET – April 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hunter S. Thompson – the man who gave us Gonzo Journalism and never looked back. A style of writing that’s been adapted, mimicked and copied ever...

William Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – Entering The Era Of Rehnquist

August 2, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1986 – After three days of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, William Rehnquist had been successfully approved as Chief Justice of the United States. In the end, it was a weary Utah Senator...

The 1968 Republican Convention - Miami Beach - Preview - August 4, 1968

August 4, 1968 – Countdown In Miami – Eyes Toward Nixon, Or Maybe Rockefeller, Or Maybe Reagan . . .

August 4, 1968 – GOP Convention ’68 Preview – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1968 was a year of surprises – nothing was as it seemed. The year started with a protracted, and in fact escalating War in Vietnam; a Tet Offensive. A growing tide against the war...