Tagged: Earth

Earth Day 1990

April 22, 1990 – Earth Day Plus 20

April 22, 1990 – ABC Radio News – Earth Day Special – Hugh Downs, narrator – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1990 – twenty years to the day since the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. 20 years since the warnings, the Carbon Dioxide emissions, the global warming...

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April 4, 2016 – So Far, So-so. The Past Daily Spring Fundraiser

13 days and not quite 10% of our goal. Should I be worried? No – I know there’s a lot of you out there who are waiting for the last few days to pitch in – everybody likes the idea of down-to-the-wire, except the one on the receiving end. Here,...

Ahmad Jamal – Live At l’Olympia 2000 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ahmad Jamal – Live At l’Olympia 2000 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ahmad Jamal Trio – live at l’Olympia – 2000 – RFI-FIP – Ahmad Jamal this week, recorded shortly after celebrating his 70th birthday in 2000 playing to a sell-out crowd a concert at the famed l’Olympia in Paris. One of the most successful and well-known small group leaders in Jazz,...

Cold War Jitters And Price Controls – December 3, 1947

Cold War Jitters And Price Controls – December 3, 1947

– NBC Radio News Of The World – December 3, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News about the Cold War overseas and discontent over Price Controls at home, for this December 3rd in 1947. Secretary of Agriculture Anderson predicted a dramatic rise in Meat prices for 1948 unless...

The Launch Of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966

The Launch Of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966

– NBC Radio – Launch of Gemini 12 – November 11, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gemini 12 was the last of the Gemini space flights and the 18th manned American spaceflight since the X-15 spaceflights until Apollo 7 made its debut almost 2 years later. Its objective...

America’s Dope Problem In 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

America’s Dope Problem In 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Keys To The Capitol – 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Two things to keep reminding yourself: Drugs and drug abuse have been with us for almost as long as America’s been a country....

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

Pentagon Confidential – May 15, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 15, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 15th in 1997 had much to do with scandals, accusations and improprieties in the Military. Starting off with the much-publicized...

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

‘ . . .And God Bless All Of You – All Of You On The Good Earth’ – December 24, 1968

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Christmas Message from Apollo 8 – Dec. 24, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Coming to the end of a year of chaos and upheaval in 1968, a glimmer of hope came from a space capsule orbiting...

Water, Water Everywhere – 1965 – Drought, Water Pollution And Earth – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – Water, Water Everywhere – Nov. 15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1960s the concern wasn’t so much about Planet Earth running out of water as much as Planet Earth running out of drinkable water....

No Miracle. No Wonder. Just Drama – May 31, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A day fairly overflowing with drama, but for different reasons and in different parts of Planet Earth for this last day of May in 1947. Starting with news that the democratically elected Premier of Hungary, Ferenc Nagy (Pronounced: Fairenz Nahhjjh)...