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The Incredible Century, Vol. II

The Incredible Century, Vol. II

1953-1969


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1 Hr. 18 Min.

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Collects Speeches and recorded News accounts from the years 1953 to 1969. This volume includes the following:

  • 1. Atomic Bomb Testing Continues – 3/17/53
  • 2. Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth II Of Great Britain – 6/2/53
  • 3. Julius And Ethel Rosenberg Are Denied Clemency – 6/19/53
  • 4. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Officially Announces End To Korean Conflict – 7/27/53
  • 5. Author Ray Bradbury Provides More Positive Outlook On Future Than His Book 'Farenheit 451' Suggests – 1954 (recorded 1958)
  • 6. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Assures There Will Be Further Development Of Polio Vaccine – 2/23/54
  • 7. Congressmen Provide Conflicting Viewpoints On School Desegregation – 5/17/54
  • 8. Senator Joseph McCarthy Presides At House Un-American Activities Commottee Hearings – 6/9/54
  • 9. New York Giants Manager Leo Durocher States Strong Leadership Is A Baseball Team's Top Asset - 1954
  • 10. Author Ernest Hemingway Delivers Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech – 12/10/54
  • 11. Cleveland Disc Jockey Alan Freed At The Top Of His Form Hosting 'The Moondog Show' - 1954
  • 12. Ensure Your Safety With The Purchase Of This Nuclear Survival Course Course Record Album. - 1954
  • 13. James Dean Discusses His Craft On The Set Of 'Rebel Without A Cause' -1954
  • 14. Music Experts Squabble Over Meaning Of Rock 'n' Roll – 7/56
  • 15. Yankees Pitcher Don Larsen Delivers His First 'Perfect Game' In World Series History – 10/8/56
  • 16. Hungarian Revolt Crushed By Soviets – 10/23/56
  • 17. What Do We Know About Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro? – 5/3/57
  • 18. Althea Gibson Became The First Black Athlete To Win Wimbeldon Tennis Championship. – 7/6/57
  • 19. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Denounces Arkansas Efforts To Enforce School Segregation. – 9/24/57
  • 20. Black Politician Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Speaks Out On Notion Of Freedom. - 1957
  • 21. United States Successfully Launches First Orbiting Satellite – 1/31/58
  • 22. Author Lorraine Hansberry Discusses Her Play 'a Raisin In The Sun' – 3/11/59
  • 23. Nasa Introduces First Seven 'Astronauts' For Project Mercury – 4/9/59
  • 24. Cuban Premier Fidel Castro Visits U.S. For First Time – 4/17/59
  • 25. Author Allen Ginsberg And Anthropologist Margaret Mead Discuss Origins Of The Term 'Beat Generation - 1959
  • 26. Presidential Candidates John F. Kennedy And Richard M. Nixon Square Off In Televised Debate – 10/13/60
  • 27. President-Elect John F. Kennedy Wins Narrow-Margin Victory – 11/8/60
  • 28. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivers 'Military Industrial Complex' Farewell Speech – 1/18/61
  • 29. President John F. Kennedy Addresses Nation With Inaugural Speech – 1/20/61
  • 30. Bay Of Pigs Invasion Denounced At United Nations Address – 4/17/61
  • 31. Federal Communications Comission Chairman Newton Minow Decries Television As A 'Vast Wasteland' – 5/61
  • 32. The Birth Of The Berlin Wall – 8/13/61
  • 33. Launch Of 'Telstar' Satellite Ushers In Age Of High-Speed Communication Technology – 7/10/62
  • 34. Author John Steinbeck Discusses Winning Nobel Prize For Literature – 12/10/62
  • 35. Debut Of World's First Talking/Singing Computer - 1962
  • 36. President John F. Kennedy Visits The Berlin Wall And Rallies Anti-Communist Support – 6/26/63
  • 37. President John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated – 11/22/63
  • 38. JFK Assassination Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald Is Shot – 11/24/63
  • 39. North Vietnamese Vessels Attack U.S. Navy In Gulf Of Tonkin – 8/4/64
  • 40. Activist Mario Savio Speaks Out On UC Berkeley 'Educational Tyranny'- 9/64
  • 41. Reports Confirm Khruschev ouster from Kremlin – 10/16/64
  • 42. Activist Whitney Young Talks In Selma, Alabama On The Importance Of The Black Vote - 3/25/65
  • 43. Racial Violence Breaks Out In Watts District Of Los Angeles – 8/11/65
  • 44. Vietnamese Radio 'Hanoi Hannah' Broadcasts To U.S. Troops - 1966
  • 45. Dr. Christiaan Barnard Performs First Human Heart Transplant – 12/3/67
  • 46. Israeli Foreign Minister Golda Meir Articulates Israel's Need For Peace – 6/67
  • 47. Senator Robert Kennedy Announces Presidential Candidacy – 3/16/68
  • 48. President Lyndon B. Johnson Declines Nomination For Reelection – 3/31/68
  • 49. Martin Luther King, Jr. Stirs Memphis Audience With 'Mountain Top' Speech – 4/3/68
  • 50. Senator Robert Kennedy Is Assassinated – 6/5/68
  • 51. Soviets Invade Czechoslovakia – 8/20/68
  • 52. Riots Break Out At 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention – 8/28/68
  • 53. Apollo 8 Astronauts Conduct Christmas Eve Broadcast – 12/24/68
  • 54. Mickey Mantle Gives Farewell Speech To Yankees Fans – 3/1/69
  • 55. Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong Broadcasts Man's First Steps On The Moon – 67/20/69
  • 56. Beatle Paul McCartney Refutes Rumors Of His Death - 10/21/69
  • 57. Thousands Of Protesters Show Support On Vietnam Moratorium Day – 11/15/69
  • 58. Vice President Spiro Agnew Lashes Out Against 'The Media Elite' – 12/69

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