Education

Urban Unrest - 1967 0

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 0

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...

Drug Bust - L.A. 1951 0

America’s Little Dope Problem – 1951 – Narcotics In The 1950s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Narcotics – July 15, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Americas love affair with all things illegal, immoral or fattening. We all think drugs were a 60s thing and that any reference to narcotics was something vaguely heard about, mostly in reference to...

President Eisenhower - 1957 Governors Conference 0

President Eisenhower At The 1957 Governor’s Conference – June 24, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – Addressing the 1957 Governors Conference – June 24, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, addressing the annual Governors Conference from June 24, 1957. Here we were, in the middle of a Cold War, a Space Race we were losing and domestic issues. Any one...

Herbert Hoover - Haverford College Address- 1941 0

Herbert Hoover – Address To Haverford College – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Herbert Hoover – Address to Haverford College Commencement – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Former President Herbert Hoover, who lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1932 election didn’t retire from the public eye after the election. He became the Elder Statesman and spokesman for the...

The state of Education in 1950s America 0

A Matter Of Education – A Question Of Our Place In The World – 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

State of Education – Franco-American relations – Listen To Washington – February 15, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1955 we were in the middle of what became known as the Post-War Baby Boom. Kids born after 1945 were either approaching school age or were well into elementary...

President Eisenhower 0

President Eisenhower On The Importance Of Education – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – address to National Education Association 100th Birthday – April 4, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower addressed a gathering of the National Education Association, on the occasion of their 100th anniversary in 1957. Some 60 years later, the institution of Education and higher learning...

School Pushouts - 1970 0

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...