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October 10, 1968 – Humphrey-Muskie: Campaign ’68

  As the 1968 Presidential campaign sprinted to the finish line, all the heavy-hitters came out, all the endorsements were used and all the promises went into high gear. The Hubert Humphrey presidential campaign of 1968 began when Vice President of the United States Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota decided to...

Student Protests - 1968

September 25, 1968 – Crisis On Campus – Student Anti-War Protests Sweep America

Newsfront – Crisis In Higher Education – September 25, 1968 – EEN-NET – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1968 – a year of protest. And all across the country, the College Campus was a flashpoint. Primarily about our increased unpopularity with the Vietnam War, but other protests factored in as...

And the year's only half over.

It’s July 1968 -You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Summer – It’s 1968 – It’s Critical Mass

KHJ-AM/FM – The Real Don Steele – July 4, 1968 July 1968. By a lot of accounts, it was a pretty terrible year – and it was only half over. You were right in the middle of Summer. The year started and the Vietnam War suddenly went out of control...

H. Rap Brown - 1968

A Few Words From H.Rap Brown – 1968 – Past Daily Voices Of Protest

H.Rap Brown – in conversation with Mitchell Krauss – Newsfront – NET -November 21, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 60s were a decade of enormous upheaval in society. 1968 was something of a peak – it was a turning point in the Vietnam War, it was the...

Marion - live in Manchester - 1994

Marion – Live At Manchester Roundhouse – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Marion – Live at the Manchester Roundhouse – October 7, 1994 – Jim Moody Collection – Marion in concert from Manchester to keep things rolling. Recorded at the Manchester Roundhouse on October 7, 1994. Almost, but not quite like last night’s The High concert, Marion came on the scene with...

Robert F. Kennedy - Campaign '68

Robert F. Kennedy – Town Hall Address – Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles – April 19, 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Robert F. Kennedy – Address to Town Hall meeting – Biltmore hotel – April 19, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The election year 1968 – a year of tremendous upheaval, uncertainty, conflict, protest and glimmers of hope. No question, Robert F. Kennedy was poised to take the lead...

Hates Top 40 - Has every Percy Faith Record Ever made

It’s 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In The Bay Area – You’re A Percy Faith Fan And You Don’t Care Who Knows It

KNBR-AM/FM – August 9, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not everybody you went to school with liked Rock. There were some who were Classical fanatics who would pretend to be sick whenever you mentioned The Rolling Stones. There were others who never quite left 1963 and were still...

Vietnam - the early months of 1968

Vietnam 1968 – Viewing A War As Others Saw It – The Foreign Press Reports. Past Daily Reference Room.

Become a Patron! Vietnam in 1968. I suppose it depends on who is doing the reporting and where they are reporting from, but the Vietnam War (as with just about all wars and military involvements since) was a bubbling cauldron of differing points of view. Up until the fateful period...

And even lunch can drive you crazy.

It’s May 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s Spring – Summer Is Just Around The Corner, A Million Miles Away

KHJ -The Real Don Steele – May 25, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! It’s Spring. It will be Summer soon – but not soon enough. That period between Spring Break and Summer Vacation is deadly and it’s the same every year. Nothing happens – time...