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The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #24 0

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #24

    Day #25 – 5 days left – still at the 9% mark, hoping it can inch up in the next five days. I don’t know about you, but my in-box is jammed with appeals for donations, contributions, time, energy, effort, and action all day long. Seems one emergency...

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NPR – National Town Meeting – “How Can Education Be Improved?” – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1975, Education was again the topic of hot discussion around Washington. The recent violence in Boston over School Busing, the proposed cuts in Education spending on the...

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded – Past Daily Reference Room

  – CBS Radio – Cross Section: USA – Federal Aid To Public Schools – May 29, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1948, President Truman introduced several programs dealing with Social issues – among them was Federal Aid to Education. Along with Health (a plan for Universal...

Frank Lloyd Wright And Carl Sandberg Talk About Chicago – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Frank Lloyd Wright And Carl Sandberg Talk About Chicago – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– NBC Radio – Life And The World – Chicago – Frank Lloyd Wright – Carl Sandberg -Oct. 30, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since I’ve been spending time looking at cities this week, I ran across this interview with Poet Carl Sandberg and Architect Frank Lloyd Wright...

Strides In Modern Medicine – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Strides In Modern Medicine – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Listen To Washington: 2nd International Conference Of Cardiologists – Sept. 14, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 61 years ago, a Heart Specialist was considered a rarity in the medical profession. At the 2nd International Congress Of Cardiologists convention in Washington D.C. in 1954, some 2,000 Heart Specialists...

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room 0

Michael Harrington Has A Word About Socialism vs. Liberalism In 1970 – Weekend Reference Room

  – Harper’s Magazine: At Issue – Socialism vs. Liberalism – Michael Harrington – 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The word Socialism has been creeping into our national conversation a lot lately, along with a lot of opinions, conceptions and misconceptions as to what it is. In 1970, Socialism...

America’s Dope Problem In 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

America’s Dope Problem In 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Keys To The Capitol – 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Two things to keep reminding yourself: Drugs and drug abuse have been with us for almost as long as America’s been a country....

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970 6

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor Reagan Announcement of School closings – May 5, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As reverberations continued to be felt around the country, the day after the shootings at Kent State on May 5th 1970,...

The Spring Of Discontent – May 1970 0

The Spring Of Discontent – May 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Discussion on Protests – May 12, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 45 years ago, May of 1970 was a month of upheaval, triggered by the events of expansion of the War in Vietnam to include...

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992 0

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Continuous coverage from KNX-AM, Los Angeles – April 30, 1992 In light of the goings on in Baltimore yesterday and today, and as a reminder of the public outrages visited on America since 1992; it’s ironic that...