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Who Killed Michael Farmer? – 1958 – Past Daily  Reference Room 0

Who Killed Michael Farmer? – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Who Killed Michael Farmer? – April 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the latest series of random shootings in and around school campuses is relatively new, acts of senseless violence aren’t. In the 1950s, the problem...

Somewhere Between Brickbats And Champagne – May 19, 1993 0

Somewhere Between Brickbats And Champagne – May 19, 1993

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 19, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in May for 1993 was certainly a mixed bag of emotions. In Copenhagen, the worst rioting in decades broke out after Danes voted overwhelmingly...

Arraignments, Surrenders And The Hail Capitol Of America – May 6, 1995 0

Arraignments, Surrenders And The Hail Capitol Of America – May 6, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 6, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection May 6th 1995 was about killer storms in the Dallas area of Texas, the arraignment of Terry Nichols, army buddy of Oklahoma City Bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh and...

The Killing Of ‘Bums’ – May 4, 1970 0

The Killing Of ‘Bums’ – May 4, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – May 4, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days earlier, on May 1st 1970, President Nixon was asked about the wave of Campus protests to the American excursion into Cambodia. Referring to the students protesting as “bums”,...

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April 22, 1970 – Spring Of Discontent: The Isla Vista Riots – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KPFK – Continuous coverage of Santa Barbara Riots – April 22, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Long before UC Santa Barbara became known as the #2 Party School in the country, UCSB was a hotbed of protest and activism. Not...

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Come To The Fair . . .In More Ways Than One – April 21, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WNBC-AM News – April 21, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this April 21st in 1964 had a lot to do with the upcoming opening of the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, taking place on the following day....

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Flood Of The Century – April 18, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 18, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The weather was big news on this particular April 18th in 1997. In what was dubbed “The Flood of the Century“, much of North Dakota and Minnesota were...

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With Sickening Familiarity – The Virginia Tech. Shootings – April 16, 2007

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Virginia Tech. Shooting -press conference – April 16, 2007 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Only seven years ago on this day – April 16, 2007 started off with news of a fresh set of horrors on a school campus. This time...

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Scandals And Peace Talks – April 16, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR News – All Things Considered – April 16, 1997 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An alternately scandalous and hopeful day, this April 16th in 1997. Starting with news that Republican Congressman Dan Burton, Chairman of the...

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The Taking Of Ted the Hermit – April 7, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week + ABC Hourly News – April 7, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It just so happened, April 7th in 1996 was a Sunday. It was also Easter Sunday. It was also the first day of...