Tagged: NPR

School Pushouts - 1970

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...

September 20, 2001

September 20, 2001 – Age Of Anxiety

September 20, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup – NPR Special Coverage: President Bush – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 20, 2001 – The Age of Anxiety. Fifteen years ago and not that many days since the fateful events had unfolded in New York. But in those few short...

Dick Gregory Has A Word Or Two About Race And Politics 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dick Gregory Has A Word Or Two About Race And Politics 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dick Gregory – Interview from NET: Newsfront – April 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dick Gregory – whose popularity in the late 1950s and early 1960s as a mainstream comedian was traded in for a career as a political activist, was one of the most outspoken and...

Christmas With Los Lobos 1992 – Past Daily Holiday Special

Christmas With Los Lobos 1992 – Past Daily Holiday Special

Los Lobos Christmas Party – December 24, 1992 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Lobos Christmas Party at Capitol Records, 1992. A star-studded affair, featuring L.A.’s own and some of the best and brightest dropping by for some tunes and Christmas cheer. Recorded by National Public Radio...

Eagles Of Death Metal With U2 In Paris – December 7, 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable

Eagles Of Death Metal With U2 In Paris – December 7, 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable

Eagles Of Death Metal with U2 – On Stage At Bercy Arena, Paris – December 7, 2015 – Ronan le Doeuff – Eagles of Death Metal, returning to Paris tonight, literally hours ago and appearing on stage with U2 in a tribute to the people of Paris, and the resilience...

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Jackie & Roy – live at Art Park Festival – September 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie & Roy this week, from a concert recorded by NPR for their Jazz Alive series, at the Art Park Festival in Boston in September 1979. Long considered Jazz’ First Couple,...

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NPR – National Town Meeting – “How Can Education Be Improved?” – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1975, Education was again the topic of hot discussion around Washington. The recent violence in Boston over School Busing, the proposed cuts in Education spending on the...

All The Arm Twisting And All The Jaw-Boning – October 5, 1990

All The Arm Twisting And All The Jaw-Boning – October 5, 1990

  – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – October 5, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – While sabers continued to rattle in the Middle East, and while Berlin was still nursing the hangover of celebrations, the age-old/never ending saga of threatened Government Shutdowns once again visited Capitol...

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

– NPR: Jazz Alive – Freddie Hubbard – Live at The Boston Globe Jazz Festival – March 8, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few notes from the great Freddie Hubbard this weekend. Recorded live in concert by National Public Radio at the Boston Globe Jazz Festival on...