Events of 1964

Published: 1964
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Andrei Gromyko and Nikita Khrushchev in un undated file photo (1960s?). (UPI Photo/Files)

Speaker: "Khrushchev was down at Black Sea vacation resort. As Kremlin comrade secretly took a vote and called Khrushchev back to Moscow and they fired him..."

Pie Chamberlain: The ouster of the leader of the Communist World was just one of the major stories of the year in 1964. It’s just one of the stories you will hear in sound and voice, when this station presents, 1964 In Review.

Lyndon Johnson: "To every worker and every block in the land to the people of both parties and especially to you good people who made it possible, I say thank you."

Pie Chamberlain: The election in the United States was just one of the major stories of the year. 1964, a year of change will be reviewed in sound and voice when this station presents, 1964 In Review.

1964 In Review. This is Pie Chamberlain with the sounds and voices that made news in the past year. A review of 1964 by United Press International.

The world changed in 1964, as it must each year. And each year the change has brought home by the disappearance of familiar voices.

Khrushchev: "(Russian)"

Translator: "Mr. Khrushchev said, comrades but then said, ah, that’s a mistake."

Pie Chamberlain: Gone from the limelight of world politics is Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev. Gone from the stage of the presidential election campaign --

Barry Goldwater: "I will change my belief to win vote."

Pie Chamberlain: Senator Barry Goldwater.

Barry Goldwater: "I will offer a choice, not an echo."

Pie Chamberlain: 1964 stilled the voices of many world figures forever.

Herbert Hoover: "America is a land of self respect".

Pie Chamberlain: The 31st President of the United States, Herbert Clark Hoover died at the change of `90.

Herbert Hoover: "And self respect is born alone of free men, and free women."

Douglas McArthur: "Always there echoes and re-echoes..."

Pie Chamberlain: General of the Army Douglas McArthur.

Douglas McArthur: "Duty, Honor, Country."

Pie Chamberlain: And the originator of modern neutralism, Jawaharlal Nehru of India.

Jawaharlal Nehru: "We have no desire to imitate or compete with any other country, but we are firmly resolved to raise the standards of our people and give them the opportunities to lead a good life."

Pie Chamberlain: Dead also in 1964, King Paul of Greece. Italian and French Communist party bosses of a generation, Palmiro Togliatti and 3:42. Senator Claire Engle of California. Authors Brendan Bien, Rachel Carlson, Ben Hecht, Sean O'Casey. Composer Cole Porter and forever missing from the screen and stage are Alan Ladd, Peter Lorre, Carol Haney, Harpo Marx, Eddie Cantor, and William Bendix.