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The World Of Pickets And Promises – November 12, 1964

The World Of Pickets And Promises – November 12, 1964

– The Morning Report fro WXYZ-Detroit – November 12, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot of local news, via WXYZ in Detroit, in this November 12th in 1964. Beginning with news of the ongoing newspaper Strike at The Detroit News, the layoffs at Ford and a threatened...

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950

– Voices And Events – For Week Ending -October 22, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 65 years ago the world seemed a different place. Celebrated Poets were leaving, celebrated writers were lecturing. Wars were raging out of control, off-year elections were being fought over and compared with election...

Yankee, Get Out – October 21, 1999

Yankee, Get Out – October 21, 1999

– CBS World News Roundup – October 21, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day full of protests, this October 21st in 1999. Starting with a lockdown on Federal Prisons, who were seeing a spike in disturbances the previous few days. Seems much of it had to do...

Ripken Breaks Records – Rock Cuts Ribbons – September 1995 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Ripken Breaks Records – Rock Cuts Ribbons – September 1995 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– ABC Radio – Perspective – week ending September 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot happening in Pop and Sports history, this week ending September 10th in 1995. Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig‘s all-time record of consecutive games by passing Gehrig’s 2130 games played. Ripken hadn’t...

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

A Donor Card From Mickey – A Hurricane From Felix – August 17, 1995

– CBS World News Roundup – August 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 17th, 20 years ago was about Hurricanes, donor cards, trials of the century and Shannon Faulkner. Starting with news of Hurricane Felix, stalled off the North Carolina coast, creeping along at...

A Pinatubo State Of Mind – June 11, 1991

A Pinatubo State Of Mind – June 11, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 11, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy, hectic and confusing day if you were living anywhere near the very active volcano on Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines, this June...

It’s All About Baseball – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Sports Edition

It’s All About Baseball – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Sports Edition

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Baseball – 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Today is the first official day of Baseball season. No doubt, a lot of people have “called in sick” today and have...

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 YMCA Day At The Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The follow-up year to the classic 1963 Hollywood Bowl Y-Day concert, which featured The Beach Boys and a host of Surf and Pop bands, the...

The Navy Vs. The Air Force And The Annual Madness – October 9, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Voices and Events – Week Ending October 9, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This week in 1949 ran the gamut from Capitol Hill intrigues to World Series mayhem. Starting the week at the Pentagon with the infamous Navy...

T’was The Season – Bombs, Balls And Strikes – October 2, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Voices & Events – Week ending October 2, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A busy week, this first one of October in 1949. Strikes were on the agenda – the Steel Industry was hit with its first...