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Picket Signs, Airstrikes And Global Warming – September 10, 1995 0

Picket Signs, Airstrikes And Global Warming – September 10, 1995

– ABC Radio Hourly News – 6:00 am – September 10, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day 20 years ago was probably typical of many September 10ths – labor disputes in Detroit, with newspaper workers on Strike and tensions ramping up with Police. On this...

Arthur H – Live At Paléo Nyon 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Fesival Edition 0

Arthur H – Live At Paléo Nyon 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Fesival Edition

– Arthur H – In concert at Paléo Nyon Festival – July 22, 2015 – Swiss Radio – Further testimony to the enduring popularity of Arthur H, a downpour at the recently Paléo Festival, caught Arthur H in mid-set. A cloudburst – and sheets of rain drenched the crowd. It...

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

An Overcrowded L.A. In 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Keeping Up With The Joneses – April 15, 1959 – KNX-Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but in 1959 Los Angeles was in danger of becoming an overcrowded city, like so many...

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970 0

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC News – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With protests against U.S. involvement in Cambodia still fresh, and continuing, the situation in Cambodia on this May 18th, 1970 was unfolding. North Vietnamese and Vietcong...

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990 0

Menacing Waters – Menacing Demands – April 2, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – April 2, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And on April 2nd, 1990 Pittsburgh was busy closing intake valves, ahead of traces of the oil spill which sent some 200,000 gallons into the...

Future Of The American City – A debate Between Frank Lloyd Wright And William Zeckendorf – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimuafry 0

Future Of The American City – A debate Between Frank Lloyd Wright And William Zeckendorf – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimuafry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – The Future Of The American City – April 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, when rural culture gave way to urban sprawl, the question of just what kind of...

The Blue Nile – Live At Free Trade Hall, Manchester 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

The Blue Nile – Live At Free Trade Hall, Manchester 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Blue Nile – Live At Free Trade Hall, Manchester – 1990 – BBC Radio 1 Haven’t played any Blue Nile in a very long time. In the 80s they were one of those bands who didn’t...

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984 0

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hearing this newscast today, you would think the Cyanide gas leak at the Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal India was not serious. But the...

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Water, Water Everywhere – 1965 – Drought, Water Pollution And Earth – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – Water, Water Everywhere – Nov. 15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1960s the concern wasn’t so much about Planet Earth running out of water as much as Planet Earth running out of drinkable water....

You Can’t Get There From Here – Getting Around In America In 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

You Can’t Get There From Here – Getting Around In America In 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News: Second Sunday – Sic Transit America – June 10, 1972 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1960s, as awareness of what was going on in our world was growing, the state of our Cities was coming under scrutiny. By...