Daily Archive: August 14, 2014


A Day In The Life Of August – August 14, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Voices and Events – Week ending August 14, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And sometimes Summer isn’t necessarily violent or simmering or even contentious. This particular August 14th, 65 years ago was just that; a typical August...


Trouble Comin’ Every Day – Five Nights In Watts – August 11-17, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – 2-Way Communications – Watts Riots – August 11-17, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-nine years ago this week, an L.A. suburb called Watts exploded in five nights of violence and mayhem – and the whole country paid attention....