Tagged: Affordable housing

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You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Francisco – It’s December 15, 1961 – It’s Almost Christmas, You Can Now Read Henry Miller, And You Listen To KYA – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KYA – Bobby Mitchell Show – 5-6:00 pm – December 15, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a teenager anywhere in America in the 1960s, radio was your confidant, confessor, best friend and go-to buddy; it was the one place you found solace when things got...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #10

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #10

Day #10 – A third of the way through and 5% funded – no pledges yesterday. It gets worrisome, because you start to think no one actually likes to know about things, listen to historic newscasts or music, or really see the relevance of what happened in 1958 compared to...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #5

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #5

    Day #5 – Still slow – 1% funded. Still hopeful – first week. I  know it’s hard to get behind something and support it because its free. Most people think the other person will chip in; they don’t need to come up with a buck or two to...

Waiting For The Next Chapter – August 25, 1945

Waiting For The Next Chapter – August 25, 1945

– News for August 25, 1945 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for August 25th in 1945 was about preparing for Allied Occupation forces set to land in Japan. Delayed over bad weather for two days, the Third Fleet was going ahead and was getting ready...

Governor Brown Paints A Picture – June 8, 1978

Governor Brown Paints A Picture – June 8, 1978

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor Jerry Brown – address to State – June 8, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the infamous Proposition 13 passed – this June 8th in 1978 was about the scramble to address the issue, the...

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Keeping Up With The Joneses – April 15, 1959 – KNX-Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but in 1959 Los Angeles was in danger of becoming an overcrowded city, like so many...

Abraham Ribicoff Has A Few Words About JFK’s Health Plan – January 22, 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Abraham Ribicoff, Secretary of HEW – February 22, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a reminder that the quest for some sort of Affordable Health Care has been an almost constant one since...