1960’s

September 1967

It’s September 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Spent Summer In Golden Gate Park – Your Mind Is Blown

KRLA – Casey Kasem – September 16, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer is over – life gets back to normal. You spent the summer wandering the streets of San Francisco with your friends from L.A. – you crashed in Berkeley and panhandled for cigarettes. You lost your...

Robert F. Kenney

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Holds A Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1968. A day after President Johnson announced his decision not to seek re-election, the focus was now on Robert F. Kennedy, who announced his candidacy on March 16th. On March 31, President Johnson...

Student Protests - 1970

When Students Protest – The Anti-War Movement of the 1960s and 70s – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show – Irv Kupcinet – Discussion on Student Protests in 1970 – July 14, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Students protesting – a symbol of living in the U.S. in the 1960s during the Vietnam War era. But an expression of the Youth generation all over the...

Haight Street 1967

It’s 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Hitched To San Francisco – You Are Where It’s At.

The Beef – KMPX-FM – Spring-Summer 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Like most of Western Civilization, during the year of 1967, you have joined thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands for the trek to the fabled city of San Francisco. And like most of your friends, you hitched to...

Civil Disorder - Civil Unrest

The Kerner Commission Report On Civil Disorder – One Year Later – March 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Kerner Commission Report: One Year Later – EEN – Newsfront – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the Watts disturbance (pictured above) was from 1965, the destruction, violence and deaths from that turmoil went on to be repeated in other cities throughout America in...