Congo 1961

February 15, 1961 – Crisis In The Congo – UN Security Council

February 15, 1961 – UN Security Council Emergency Session – Situation in The Congo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 15, 1961. It was becoming a familiar sight – the Independence movement taking place all across Africa in the 1960s was gaining momentum as well as bloodshed. One of...

Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1968 – Past Daily Tribute (Hugh Masekela: April 4, 1939 – January 23, 2018)

Hugh Masekela – Live at The Hollywood Bowl – August 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Only a month into this new year and already we’ve had sad and terrible losses in the Music World. The latest is Hugh Masekela, and artist whose innovative style and uncompromising message...

Africa - Independence on the move

G. Mennen Williams Goes To Africa – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  G. Mennen Williams – Meet The Press – Discussion on Africa – March 28, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Assistant Secretary Of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams returned from a month-long tour of sixteen African nations, he returned with a suitcase full of mixed messages....