Socialists

A King Abdicates – January 4, 1948

A King Abdicates – January 4, 1948

King Michael abdicates – The Story Behind The Headlines – January 4, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – King Michael I of Romania abdicated his throne on December 30, 1947, and was quickly taken over by a Communist-led regime who had forced his exit. The changing face of Europe...

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Poland news – CBS Radio – December 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A crackdown in Poland highlighted the news on this December 22nd in 1981. The Solidarity Movement, which was gaining momentum was abruptly halted when General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law and cited a threatened intervention...

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Rennes, France – December 4, 2014 – RFI-FIP – Kate Tempest tonight. Considered one of the brightest and most promising of new talents, Tempest has made a serious name for herself in the area of Rap and Poetry and is...

Neutrality In America 80 Years Ago – 1935

Neutrality In America 80 Years Ago – 1935

– Congressman Maury Maverick on Neutrality in America -November 11, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even as far back as 1935, with only the beginnings of what would become another World War, there was already resistance to our involvement in anything that didn’t deal with us directly. Taking...

Pablo Neruda Reads Pablo Neruda – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Pablo Neruda Reads Pablo Neruda – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Pablo Neruda – Interview/Poetry reading – Comment – Septe,ber 5, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Considered by many to be one of the Greatest Poets of the 20th century in any language, Pablo Neruda was especially popular in the early 1970s, around the time of his winning...

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

– News from BBC World Service – Polish Radio – German Radio – August 23-24, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was huge, impossible news for August 23rd in 1939. And shock waves reverberated all over the world for days after. The Pact, negotiated since June of 1939,...

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – August 20, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had an eerie ring of familiarity to it. The subject of influencing policy based on previous employers, the subject of Private enrichment at Public expense, and the “glass...

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room

  – Harper’s Magazine: At Issue – Socialism vs. Liberalism – Michael Harrington – 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The word Socialism has been creeping into our national conversation a lot lately, along with a lot of opinions, conceptions and misconceptions as to what it is. In 1970, Socialism...

An Eisenhower Democrat In 1948 – July 7, 1948

An Eisenhower Democrat In 1948 – July 7, 1948

– Alka Seltzer News Of The World – July 7, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Political news, this July 7th in 1948. Putting an end to the buzz and rumors that General Eisenhower would run for President on the Democratic Party ticket put many in the party in awful...

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990

Rifts, Mania And Witch Hunts – June 19, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A day full of contrasts, like every other day, only this one was from June 19, 1990. An Airline hi-jacking ended In Helsinki Finland...