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Hungary - November 1956 0

November 8, 1956 – The Situation In Hungary – UN Emergency Session

November 8, 1956 – United Nations General Assembly- Emergency Session – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 8, 1956 – The situation in Hungary was quickly spiraling out of control, calling for an emergency session at the United Nations in order to figure out what recourse to...

The Doors at Danbury High - 1967 0

The Doors – Live At Danbury High School – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Doors – Live At Danbury High School, Danbury Connecticut -October 11, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unfortunately, the sound is a little creaky – but then, what would you expect; high school sound systems were better able to handle student assemblies, Talent Shows or the Christmas Sing...

Berkeley - People's Park protest 1969 0

Bloody Thursday – The Saga Of People’s Park, Berkeley – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend

KPFA/Pacifica – People’s Park – May 20, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Decade of the 60s began drawing to a close, contrasts became more pronounced – celebrations became more intense, protests became more violent – it was as if the pendulum of human emotion and experience...

Watts - August 11-16, 1965 0

August 11-16, 1965 – Five Nights In Watts – Chronicle Of A Disturbance – Past Daily Reference Room

August 11-16, 1965 – KMPC Reports/Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! On the evening of Wednesday, August 11, 1965, 21-year-old Marquette Frye, an African-American man driving his mother’s 1955 Buick, was pulled over by California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Lee Minikus for allegedly reckless driving .After...

Kent State - May 4, 1970 0

May 4-6, 1970 – Post Kent State Hand-Wringing – Capitol Hill Weighs In On The Shootings

May 5-6, 1970 – Today Show Interviews – Sen. Hatfield – Sen. Griffin – Hugh Downs – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kent State – May 4, 1970. The protests against our further incursion in Southeast Asia and the unexpected shooting and killing of four Kent State students by National...