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Los Angeles Crime Scene - 1930s

When Los Angeles Had A Muckraker And His Name Was Clinton – Past Daily Reference Room

KFAC – Clifford Clinton – The People Speak – September 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Angeles in the 1920s and 30s was a veritable cornucopia of crime, corruption, bribery and murder. Crime of the political kind – influence peddling at City Hall – land deals – water...

March 31, 1971 - Lt. Calley

March 31, 1971 – The Lt. Calley Verdict

  March 31, 1971 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 31, 1971 – Lt. William Calley, convicted in the massacre of 22 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in 1968 was handed the sentence on this day. The jury was given only one of two possibilities...

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

Clifford Clinton And Muckraking In 1930s Los Angeles – Past Daily Reference Room

– The Peoples Voice with Clifford E. Clinton – KEHE, Los Angeles – March 11-April 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Angeles has had no shortage of colorful and controversial figures throughout its history; more than its fair share of famous and infamous characters who became embedded...

Dexter Gordon – Live In Copenhagen – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dexter Gordon – Live In Copenhagen – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Dexter Gordon Quartet – Live At Megleass Højskole – August 5, 1967 – Radio Denmark – Dexter Gordon in concert this week – along with Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Albert “Tootie” Heath, playing a gig at Meglass Højskole to an audience of enthralled College Jazz students. It...

Vladimir Ashkenazy With William Steinberg And The L.A. Phil. Play Music Of Wagner, Borodin And Rachmaninoff – 1968 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Vladimir Ashkenazy With William Steinberg And The L.A. Phil. Play Music Of Wagner, Borodin And Rachmaninoff – 1968 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Phil – Steinberg-Ashkenazy – Hollywood Bowl – July 30 1968 – Part 1 . . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Phil.- Steinberg-Ashkenazy – Hollywood Bowl- July 30,...

‘We Can Get Along Here – We’re All Stuck Here For A While’: Rodney King – May 1, 1992

‘We Can Get Along Here – We’re All Stuck Here For A While’: Rodney King – May 1, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Bush-Mayor Bradley – News for May 1, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. If you lived in Los Angeles, this sunny May 1st in 1992, you woke up noticing the sky was red, the air was...

Allah-Las – Live At Route du Rock Hiver – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Allah-Las – Live At Route du Rock Hiver – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Allah-Las – Live at Route du Rock Hiver – Feb. 27, 2015 – RFI-Le Mouv’ Continuing our investigation of the goings on at the legendary Rock du Rock Hiver festival in St. Malo this year with yet...

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – 1969: The Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. For all that was positive and revolutionary about the 60s, the underlying problems, the discontent, the upheaval and the...

April 29, 1992 – No Justice, No Peace

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM Continuous News – 4:00 pm-6:30 pm (PDT)-April 29, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this April 29th, 22 years ago went from cautious anticipation to rage. The verdict in the Rodney King Beating trial was expected on this...

A Day Both Odd And Personalized – May 9, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: If you owned a car, this May 9th in 1979, you were no doubt preoccupied with what number your license plate ended in. Because gas rationing was being enforced and was strictly limited to odd numbered or Personalized license plates...