Daily Archive: December 6, 2013

Music Of Apartheid – South African Radio Sessions In The 1960s – Nights At The Roundtable: World Cafe

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bantu Light Music – South African Broadcasting Co. circa 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re taking a look at the life and times of Nelson Mandela this weekend, I ran across this set of transcription discs from Radio South...

Day Of Release – Mandela Freed – February 11,1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Nelson Mandela’s release from Prison – February 11, 1990 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Events moved quickly in 1990, culminating in the release from Prison of Nelson Mandela on February 11, 1990. A crowd of some 50,000 supporters...

The Matter Of Algeria – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – The Nations Future: The Algerian Conflict – December 3, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 60s got underway, a way of Independence movements swept throughout Africa. One of the major hotspots in 1960 was the on-going situation...

Visiting Day At The White House – December 6, 1960

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on the Hour – December 6, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The big news for this December 6th in 1960 was the visit paid to the White House by President-Elect Kennedy. In 1960 the oldest serving President was...