Euell Gibbons 0

“Many Parts Of A Pine Tree Are Edible” – A Word Or Two From Euell Gibbons – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Euell Gibbons – Book Beat – December 16, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Euell Gibbons -Cast your mind back for a moment (if you are of a certain age). It’s the late 1960s and you’re watching TV – a commercial for Grapenuts Cereal comes on. A craggy looking...

Hairspray 7

It’s October 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Wolfman Jack Is Your Way Of Life . . .Or Not.

XERB – Mexico/Hollywood – Wolfman Jack – October 17, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As much as you hated to admit it, just about everybody you knew listened to Wolfman Jack at least once a week. You know, because almost every day you would hear someone doing their...

Lyndon Johnson - The Great Society 0

Lyndon Johnson And The Great Society – Urban Dream – Political Nightmare – Best Laid Plans –

CBS Radio – Capitol Cloakroom – Sen. Edmund Muskie – Sen.Karl Mundt – January 24, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sometimes, listening to political arguments can be akin to watching paint dry – it can be stimulating and engaging, but it also be dry as dust. In this...

The Economy of War 0

The Cost Of War – The $10 Billion Goof Over Vietnam – Sen. William Proxmire -Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sen. William Proxmire – Meet The Press – February 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1967 and the Vietnam War was dragging on – it had escalated and it was starting to look like a war of attrition. In early 1967 it was learned that the budget for...

Rural Poverty 0

The Poor People They Don’t Talk Much About – Rural Poverty In Heartland America – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

CBS Radio – Capitol Cloakroom – February 1, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Poverty. In 1967 much of the focus on poverty and the programs proposed by President Johnson through his Great Society and War On Poverty programs focused much of the attention on poverty in the inner-cities...