Civil Rights

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February 5, 2000 – Surprises On The Campaign Trail – Tragedy Falls From The Sky – The Name Is Amadou Diallo

February 5, 2000 – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – news on this day spotlighted the events of this week in 2000. Election 2000 was up and running, with primaries in New Hampshire bringing a stunning victory for John McCain and signaling...

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...

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King In Chicago – 1965 – Past Daily Birthday Edition

Martin Luther King – Address At Chicago Rally – Extended Excerpt – July 26, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Martin Luther King – we celebrate his birth today. A celebration that would have been unthinkable 53 years ago, when this address was delivered at a Rally in Chicago....

Urban Unrest - 1967

Sen. Abraham Ribicoff And The State Of The American City – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sen. Abraham Ribicoff – Meet The Press – January 1, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Plight of the American city – Urban decay – urban unrest – poverty – no jobs – no schools – no alternative. These were the issues facing the Presidency of Lyndon Johnson as...

1968 Democratic Convention

Report Card On Black America – Black Journal – January 27, 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Black Journal – Report Card on Black America – January 27, 1969 – NET-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago, we were still very much in the midst of a long and contentious Civil Rights battle in America. This program, a monthly news feature of the pre-PBS...

Modern Folk Quartet (MFQ)

Hollywood Bowl 1964 – Modern Folk Quartet, Joe & Eddie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez And More – No On Prop. 14. Rally – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Hollywood Bowl – No On 14 Rally – Sept. 23, 1964 – Part 1 Hollywood Bowl – No On 14 Rally – Sept. 23, 1964 – Part 2 An all-star extravaganza – one of those Hollywood Bowl concerts never heard, long-thought lost, destined to be destroyed and otherwise forgotten about....

The issue - the dilemma

Arnold Toynbee And Reinhold Niebuhr: “What Beliefs Sustain The Free World?”

CBS Radio – The Great Challenge – What Beliefs Sustain the Free World? – May 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 1950s were drawing to a close, issues of who we were as people were starting to surface. We were, in America, financially well-off, we were...

L.A. and The Civil Rights movement in 1965

Talk Radio And Civil Rights In L.A. -1965 – Michael Jackson and KNX “Curious Radio” In Los Angeles – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KNX-AM/FM – The Michael Jackson Show with Bishop C. Fain Kyle – October 11, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Civil Rights movement was a hot button issue all across America in 1965. Los Angeles wasn’t immune – only months before we had Watts, which came to be...