Daily Archive: February 24, 2017

Racism in America- the handmaiden of fear and ignorance.

“We Don’t Want Your Kind Here” – Racism In 1950’s America – Past Daily Reference Room

Racism In America – NBC Radio: Image – Minorities – June 2, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism in America – for a time you would have thought we rose above it – that we had become imbued with empathy and compassion – that the seemingly endless struggle...

Coal Miners

February 24, 1978 – Settling A Coal Strike – Eyeing Ethiopia

February 24, 1978 – CBS Radio: The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 24, 1978 – 11th hour negotiations for a settlement in the Coal Miners strike brought a cautious sigh of relief to the country, this day 39 years ago. Two hours ahead of Federal intervention...