1970’s

Jimmy Carter - Menachem Begin 0

March 4, 1979 – Begin: “A Deep Crisis” – Beijing: “We Do Not Want To Occupy Vietnamese Territory” – Washington: “The Public Will Pay And Pay And Pay”

March 4, 1979 – CBS Radio: The World This Week- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 4, 1979 – A week beginning on a series of ominous notes. The seemingly never-ending optimism/pessimism of the peace talk between Egypt and Israel took another down turn. Menachem Begin announced that a “state...

The College Radio Staff 0

It’s 1972 – You Live In L.A. – You Go To College – Your College Has A Radio Station – You Dream Of Free Records And Concert Tickets

KUSC – Air-Bag with Jay Cee – September 13, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – College Radio – it’s slick, highly produced with considerable thought going into focus groups marketing and raising money. That’s the way it is now. But in the 1950s and 1960s College Radio was background...

Cambodia - February 1975 0

February 26, 1975 – Ford And The Economy – Cambodia And The Insurgents – Saudi Arabia And Jews In General – Chicago And Richard Daley.

February 26, 1975 – NBC Nightly News – Ford, Cambodia, Saudi Arabia, Richard Daley and more – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1975 – President Ford said the anti-recession Tax cut he proposed may not clear the Congress until June. The President added he would keep the pressure...

Coal Strike - Day 79 0

February 22, 1978 – The 79 Day Old Coal Strike – Debating The Panama Canal Treaty – A Funeral In Cairo

February 22, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1978 – Day 79 of the nationwide Coal Strike and negotiations were dragging on. More talks were scheduled in Washington, but Labor Department Officials indicated that labor and management were...

To be young and cynical 0

It’s 1977 – You’re A Teenager – You’re At A Crossroads – You’re In L.A. – Your Radio Is Fuzzy And Distant – And So Are You

KTNQ-AM – September 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Radio in 1977 – Oh yeah – the year you were assaulted by Disco, Kiss and The Ramones – all at the same time. No wonder your brain was scrambled. You were smack in the middle of Polyester, Black leather...