Monthly Archive: February 2017

The state of Education in 1950s America

A Matter Of Education – A Question Of Our Place In The World – 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

State of Education – Franco-American relations – Listen To Washington – February 15, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1955 we were in the middle of what became known as the Post-War Baby Boom. Kids born after 1945 were either approaching school age or were well into elementary...

Burned out Isla Vista Bank Of America - Feb. 1970.

An Isla Vista State Of Mind – Anti-War Protests – February 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Isla Vista Demonstrations and riot UCSB campus – William Malloch/KPFK – Feb. 24-26, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 47 years ago, Protests against the Vietnam War were at a fevered-pitch – college campuses all over the country were hotbeds. And 1970 was just getting started. The situation in...