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Daze In Court – February 17, 1995 0

Daze In Court – February 17, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World New Roundup – February 17, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Twenty years ago, February 17th was all about courts and trials and lawsuits. Starting with the infamous “Trial of The Century” – the OJ...

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989 0

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

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When Paranoia Ran Deep – Japanese-American Internment In 1942 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-Los Angeles: The Minority Report: The Exile Returns – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Long considered one of the ugly blotches on the tapestry of Americana, the internment of Japanese-Americans, no matter how long...

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The Turbulent 60s – Democracy And Militarism – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WBAI: The Turbulent Sixties – Democracy and Militarism – July 7, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No shortage of similarities between the decade of the 1960s and the decade of the 2010s. Repeated assessments from many...

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alabama USA – May 29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While most people are observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday, a lot of people have no idea why. Call it the deep, murky past – call it...

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984 0

Bringing Central America To The Boil – January 15, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – Week ending January 15, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Thirty-one years ago this week, the simmering stew of politics and saber-rattling hit the boiling point in Central America. With news...

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 0

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – 1969: The Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. For all that was positive and revolutionary about the 60s, the underlying problems, the discontent, the upheaval and the...

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981 0

Revenge Of The Warsaw Pressure Cooker – December 18, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – December 18, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The saga of Solidarity and the mass strikes in Poland continued and escalated, this December 18, 1981. Despite efforts at a crackdown and imposition of...

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Unfolding A Plot – December 17, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – December 17, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this December 17th in 1999 that, on the surface like another in a series of promised mayhem for the turn...

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The Official Press Says Poland Is Calm – December 15, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – December 15, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A world of unease, this December 15th in 1981. Starting with news of a purported calm descending over Poland in wake of the latest...