Protest Movements

H. Rap Brown - 1968

A Few Words From H.Rap Brown – 1968 – Past Daily Voices Of Protest

H.Rap Brown – in conversation with Mitchell Krauss – Newsfront – NET -November 21, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 60s were a decade of enormous upheaval in society. 1968 was something of a peak – it was a turning point in the Vietnam War, it was the...

Free Speech Movement - 1964

1964 Berkeley Free Speech Movement – Sounds Of Protest – Voices Of Dissent Edition

Free Speech Movement – December 4, 1964 – Pacifica Radio Archives (KPFA) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In an attempt to put some historic perspective on the nature of protest – and since the field is quite wide and has been going on for quite some time, I thought...

Vietnam War - 1967 -

February 22, 1967 – Vice-President Humphrey Discusses Vietnam – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! As 1966 turned into 1967 the war in Vietnam, initially considered a quick-in/quick-out military action, was turning into something considerably more complicated and protracted. With assessments coming from The Pentagon that this war could drag on for at least another 10 years was a sobering concept, which...

Newt Gingrich

January 22, 1997 – Roe V. Wade Anniversary Bombings – Dairy Farmers Stage One Day Strike – Newt Gingrich And Ethics.

January 22, 1997 – on the 24th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion, law enforcement nerves were on full alert as protests and expected attacks on Family planning clinics went into high gear. Sure enough, a small explosion went off a few doors away from a...

Cold War Europe 1947

December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

Richard Dawson - in session for Marc Riley - BBC 6 Music

Richard Dawson In Session – 2019 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Richard Dawson – in session for Marc Riley – October 10, 2019 – BBC 6 Music – Become a Patron! Richard Dawson as we head into Friday. Someone said, and I agreed with them wholeheartedly, that the current situation our world is in will see a massive resurgence in music...

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...