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Hamas Wins An Election – January 25, 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC News – Palestinian Elections – CBS News – Condoleeza Rice Interview – Jan 25-27, 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Eight years ago, things changed in Gaza. Hamas, an organization labeled by many governments as a terrorist organization decided to...

Should The U.S. Get Involved In The Palestine Partition? 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – Chicago University Of The Air -Should A United States Army Enforce The Partition of Palestine? – Feb. 22, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Partition of Palestine began to unfold and as the violence increased, a question...

July 1967 – Anatomy Of A Riot – A Town Like Newark – A Place Like America – Past Daily Reference Room

No end to turmoil sweeping over American cities in the decade of the 1960s. The rise of poverty and unemployment, and the rapid decay of Urban areas were all ingredients of a potentially chaotic situation. Coupled with that phenomenon known as “white flight” where the mass exodus of whites from...

Passing Of The King Of Torts – July 10, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 10, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this July 10th in 1996. There was Hurricane Bertha to think about, especially since Cape Hatteras was in line for a major hit. Hurricane season was...

The Circus Comes To L.A. – The 1960 Democratic Convention Preview – July 5, 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – 1960 Democratic Convention Preview – July 5, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It’s just the season – Summer. Every four years between July and August, it brings out the horserace known as a Presidential election. Conventions are...

June 30, 1968 – Berkeley: Three Straight Nights Of Unrest – Judy Garland Collapses Onstage In New Jersey.

A buck here and a buck there, it adds up:Become a Patron! Not all the news that happened on this June 30th in 1968, but enough to keep you on your toes. During one of their hourly “news capsules”, KMPC in Los Angeles reported the second straight night of demonstrations...

‘Our House . . . Is Your House’ – And Other Ironies – June 26, 1966

    Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – June 26, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The week of June 26th in 1966 pretty much epitomized the tone of the 60s; contentious, ironic and questioning. Beginning with the ongoing...

Forecast: Confusion With Periods Of Elation – June 18, 1955

  Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Monitor – News – June 18, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Murky and confusing news from Argentina, with Dictator Juan Peron quashing a coup. Exactly why the sudden violence erupted was baffling, particularly to those in the State...

East Berlin Riots – Julius And Ethel Rosenberg – June 17, 1953

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS – Edward R. Murrow Program With Charles Collingwood – June 17, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection June 17th in a Cold War 1953. With last minute appeals for clemency sent to the Supreme Court over the case of Julius...

The Sound Of New Rioting – The Sound Of Big Promises – June 9, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 9, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day, another riot in Seoul, this June 9th in 1988. Students broke out of Youngsan University after a day-long siege with police over their attempts to leave...