Tagged: Bernie Sanders

Singapore Airlines flight 006

October 31, 2000 – Tragedy In Tapei – Passing Of An Icon

October 31, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 2000. In what was determined to be the third deadliest aircrash on Taiwanese soil, Singapore Airlines flight 006 crashed on takeoff, killing some 83 out of 179 passengers and seriously injuring 39....

Farrell Dobbs

Farrell Dobbs – 3rd Party Candidate 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Farrell Dobbs – Socialist Workers Party – Campaign Address – August 6, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Farrell Dobbs, candidate for President on the Socialist Workers Party ticket in 1948, took advantage of the Equal Time clause in the 1927 Radio Act and the 1934 Communications Act to...

1952 GOP Convention

Can The GOP Stage A Comeback? 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

1952 Elections – coming up on the close of the GOP Convention in July of 1952. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was chosen as the standard bearer for the Republican Party. And now it was time to assess the chances of a GOP victory come November. Not everyone was convinced it...

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown Talks About California In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

California in 1975. A considerably different state then. But then, as now, it was governed by Edmund G. Brown jr.; Jerry Brown. Son of Pat Brown who presided over California in the 1960s, who was succeeded by Ronald Reagan and then succeeded by Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown during his first...

Strung out - 1970

To Be Young And Strung Out In 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  Youth And Drug Addiction – Father Egan and Members Of Village Haven – May 3, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all the dewey-eyed nostalgia for the 60s, there was the incontrovertible fact that things got a little out of control by the end of the decade...

Wire

Wire In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Wire – in session for John Peel – October 3, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Wire, in their second session for John Peel tonight – recorded on September 20, 1978 and broadcast on October 3rd. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say, my own opinion,...

Maybe if I just hide . . . .

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update

So much going on this April; so many distractions – waves of sadness mixed with endless shouting  – the fear factor looms large – warnings of impending doom – predictions of dire consequences – anger and frustration – helpless and lost. A lot happening; a lot of things grabbing at your attention –...

Racism in America

April 1, 1945 – Racism In Wartime

April 1, 1945 – America United – Racism in America – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1945. As World War 2 started winding down, the subject began to be discussed over what kind of country the U.S. was going to be in a peacetime world. It was still...

March 28, 1976 - George Wallace on Meet The press

March 28, 1976 – A Word From George Wallace

March 28, 1976 – George Wallace On Meet The Press – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28, 1976 – It was a Sunday and it was an election year. And on this day in 1976 it was an interview on Meet The Press with Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace....

March 14, 2000

March 14, 2000 – Locking Up The Nomination And Date-Rape In A Box

March 14, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 14, 2000 – Election 2000 – only three months into it and already Al Gore secured enough delegates to put him over the top. Only a week after Super Tuesday, the batch of...