Protest Movements

September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

Harlem - July 1964

July 24, 1964 – Harlem And The Long, Hot Summer – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Fifty-five years ago, on July 24, 1964 Harlem was in the process of sweeping up smashed windows, putting out fires and generally recovering from the events only a few days before. A series of events which would be repeated to the point where the days after June...

Tiananmen Square Protests - May 22, 1989 - Photo: Associated Press

May 22, 1989 – The View From Tiananmen Square –

May 22, 1989 – The eyes of the world (at least most of it) were focused on Tiananmen Square in Beijing, as protests to the hardline government of Li Peng were growing in intensity. The Chinese government declared martial law on May 20th and mobilized at least 30 divisions from...

Sean Bell verdict Protest

May 7, 2008 – Protests And Arrests After Bell Verdict – Election ’08 Primaries

May 7, 2008 – CBS Radio News/WCBS Special Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 7, 2008 – a busy Wednesday, this May 7th in 2008. Beginning with reports of mass protests over the city of New York over the verdict in the Sean Bell shooting case. A quick...

Anti-War Demonstrators arrested

May 3, 1971 – The Day They Arrested 7,000 Demonstrators In Washington D.C.

May 3, 1971 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1971 – The day some 7,000 anti-war demonstrators were arrested outside the Washington Monument and at various points during the mass demonstration, intent on shutting down the entire city. Numbers of those taking part were...

She Drew The Gun - live at BBC 6 Music Festival

She Drew The Gun – In Concert 2019 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

She Drew The Gun – live At 6 Music Festival, Liverpool – March 29, 2019 – BBC 6 Music – She Drew The Gun, kicking off the BBC 6 Music Festival in Liverpool just a few hours ago with a killer set and an amazing start to what is shaping...

Striking Coal Miners

March 27, 1978 – The Coal Miners Strike – A Ceasefire In Lebanon – Storming The Narita Airport

March 27, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1978 – The 16-week old Coal Miners strike was looking to be at an end – for the most part. Most of the Soft Coal Miners went back to work, their nationwide walkout at...

Berkeley Free Speech Movement - 1964

The Dismissing Of Clark Kerr – The UC/Reagan Fracas 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Clark Kerr – Guest on Face The Nation – CBS Radio – February 5, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Clark Kerr may not ring bells with many people these days, but in the 1960s he was at the epicenter of what became a political storm of...

Paris - May, 1968

Paris In Spring – 1968 – The Strike, The Protests, The Teargas, The Social Revolution – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Documentary Recordings from The protests and Police actions – Paris 1968 – Institut des Archives Sonores, Paris – While the drama currently unfolds in the streets of Paris and other cities and towns all across France, many are making comparisons to the actions of the “Gilets Jaunes” or “Yellow Vests”...

Mars Polar Lander

December 4, 1999 – Welcome To Winter – Welcome To Mars – See Ya Later, Seattle

December 4, 1999 – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 4, 1999 – Waiting to hear from Mars, while down on earth; Winter. Bad weather and poor visibility was blamed for a highway accident which claimed the lives of 14 in New Mexico. It was part...