Religion

Easter – 1956 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

Easter – 1956 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World – Easter: 1956 – April 4, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1956,the Cold War Public Relations campaign was in full blossom. Differences between “The Free World” and the Communist Dominated...

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – January 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago today, on January 21st 2000, the tug-of-war between the Justice Department and the Cuban community in Miami was...

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – Week ending January 15, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Thirty-one years ago this week, the simmering stew of politics and saber-rattling hit the boiling point in Central America. With news...

Death By Cartoon – The Danish Cartoon Uproar – Feb. 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

Death By Cartoon – The Danish Cartoon Uproar – Feb. 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR reports on Danish Cartoon Controversy – Feb 6-7, 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio National (Australia) Late Night Live – 2...

Will America’s Youth Carry On The American Way? 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Will America’s Youth Carry On The American Way? 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America’s Town Meeting – Can We Depend On Youth To Follow The American Way? – April 20, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The age-old question; leaving legacies. Even in 1939 the older generation had grave doubts...

‘Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?’ – An Erich Fromme Lecture – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Erich Fromme Lecture – “Can We Resolve Conflict Without War?” – September 8, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Psychologist, Sociologist and Philosopher Erich Fromme delivered this lecture in 1971, we were still in the midst of a Cold War....

Hopeful In Sri Lanka – Less So, If Your Last Name Was Moon – May 14, 1984

Hopeful In Sri Lanka – Less So, If Your Last Name Was Moon – May 14, 1984

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 14, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 14th in 1984 was hopeful, as far as the kidnapped Americans in Sri Lanka were concerned. Word surfaced the rebel group holding the tourists...

Swaps And Swipes – April 2, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 2, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day loaded with Politics and arm-twisting, this April 2nd, 1987. Starting with a heavy dose of back-slapping and promises from the Reagan White House in order to...

Using Real Bullets – Killing Real People – January 30, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News (audio version) – January 30, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1972 began with reports from Northern Ireland of deadly force used against demonstrators by British Army Paratroopers, killing 13 civilians and wounding...

You WILL Get Together And Talk And You WILL Reach An Agreement . . . – January 29, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC World Service – Newshour – January 29, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, fifteen years ago, was about limits being reached, endurance vanished and nerves frayed out of existence. The War in Kosovo, indeed the strife...