Gay Rights

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 10, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News regarding the continuing odyssey of Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and the tribulations and drama surrounding him. On this December 10th in 1981 it was...

All This, And Dinkins Too – November 7, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player or download – CBS World News Roundup – November 7, 1989 Busy day of politics and world events, this November 7th in 1989. This particular November 7th fell on a Tuesday – and in 1989 that could only mean...

A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...

Passing Of The King Of Torts – July 10, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 10, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this July 10th in 1996. There was Hurricane Bertha to think about, especially since Cape Hatteras was in line for a major hit. Hurricane season was...

Terremoto In Iran – June 20, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was characterized as the worst Earthquake ever to hit Iran, a 7.7 temblor hit Northern Iran in the middle of the night, leaving some 2,000 dead...

Another Hostage Crisis – June 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 19,1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day in history fairly groaning with dismal familiarity, this June 19th in 1995. The six-day hostage drama at Budyonnovsk Hospital in Southern Russia finally came to an end,...

Out Of The Kitchen And Into The Street – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Re-cap of Days activities – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970 – WBAI, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day had to do with the celebration of Women’s Equality Day, and a flood of protest marches throughout...

March On Washington – August 28, 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Next Wednesday, August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary March on Washington. The largest Civil Rights demonstration of its kind up to this point, the march culminated in a day of speeches in front of the Lincoln Memorial and a general feeling that something had begun. Most people...