Immigration

Japanese-American Internment - 1942 0

Preventive Detention – Internment – America’s Little Stain On History – 1970 Discussion: Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show – Interview/Discussion – Internment/Preventive Detention In 1942. Broadcast July 29, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With public outcry growing in recent weeks over the detention, internment and forced separation of families and children over immigration, and the surprise checkpoints and raids carried out by ICE; all...

ICE Agent and kids 2

June 18-20, 2018 – The World Watches – The World Weighs In.

June 18-20, 2018 – News Reports from RFI-English Service – ABC Radio National, Australia – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the events of this week still unfolding, and reports of sudden reversals only adding to the confusion, the issue of Children, separated from parents and...

Kenneth Lay - Enron 2006 0

May 17, 2006 – Enron: The Jury Gets The Case – The Border Gets Another Fence – Bush Signs Another Tax Cut

May 17, 2006 – NPR Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 17, 2006 – Twelve years, and you’d think the world would have changed forever. No. This day, like many other days, the same news was happening – different people, different places and maybe different circumstances. But...

Pres. Clinton and Congressional leaders - 1996 0

September 28, 1996 – A Most Contentious Congress

September 28, 1996 – NPR – Weekend Edition News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 28, 1996 – 20 years ago, it was billed as the most contentious Congress in recent history. The 104th Congress was about to hit the history books. Early on this morning, legislators and White...

Polish RAF Pilots - World War 2 0

Polish Pilots In The RAF – World War 2 – The 13th Raid – Past Daily Reference Room

The 13th Raid – The Polish RAF pilots during a Night Raid over Germany – 1941 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In recent weeks, with the controversy surrounding Brexit and the simmering issue of Immigration in Britain, I read a news report of a Polish family...

Latinas in America - 1950s 2

Immigration In The 1950s – Latinos In Kansas 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

CBS Radio: Mexican-Americans – The People Act – circa 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Given the highly-charged nature of this years election – the question of Immigration and Immigrants in general seems to have taken center-stage – or at least vying for center stage, amidst the flood of other...

The Grassroots 2

The Grassroots – Live 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Grassroots – live – October 5, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Grassroots were a band with a vague history. Starting off as the brainchild of singer-songwriting of P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri, the duo came together in 1965 and immediately hit paydirt with a string of...

Immigration in the 1950s 0

U.S. Immigration Policy In 1953 – May 17, 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

U.S. Immigration policy – 1953 – American Forum Of The Air – May 17, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The subject of Immigration always seems to rear its head at certain times, and during certain election years. For a country which prides itself on its policy towards those...