Racial unrest

Civil Disorder - Civil Unrest 0

The Kerner Commission Report On Civil Disorder – One Year Later – March 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Kerner Commission Report: One Year Later – EEN – Newsfront – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the Watts disturbance (pictured above) was from 1965, the destruction, violence and deaths from that turmoil went on to be repeated in other cities throughout America in...

Urban Unrest - 1967 0

Sen. Abraham Ribicoff And The State Of The American City – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sen. Abraham Ribicoff – Meet The Press – January 1, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Plight of the American city – Urban decay – urban unrest – poverty – no jobs – no schools – no alternative. These were the issues facing the Presidency of Lyndon Johnson as...

1968 Democratic Convention 0

Report Card On Black America – Black Journal – January 27, 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Black Journal – Report Card on Black America – January 27, 1969 – NET-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago, we were still very much in the midst of a long and contentious Civil Rights battle in America. This program, a monthly news feature of the pre-PBS...

The issue - the dilemma 0

Arnold Toynbee And Reinhold Niebuhr: “What Beliefs Sustain The Free World?”

CBS Radio – The Great Challenge – What Beliefs Sustain the Free World? – May 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 1950s were drawing to a close, issues of who we were as people were starting to surface. We were, in America, financially well-off, we were...

South Africa reaction to Benjamin Moloise execution 0

October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

Roots of Prejudice 1958 1

Roots Of Racism – 1958 – Discussion Of Prejudice And Racism In The World – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Roots Of Racism and Prejudice – The Open Mind – September 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism, it seems, has always been with us. Whether its overt or subtle, sanctioned or scorned, that idea of one race of people considering themselves superior over another has been a...

Heaven 17 1

Heaven 17 (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang – 1981 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Heaven 17 – (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang – 1981 – Virgin Records Heaven 17 – still around – still gigging. But in 1981 they released this song and they made it clear that, like so many felt at the time, the state of the world was going...

Los Angeles - April 29-May 4, 1992 0

April 29, 1992 – Red Sky Over Los Angeles – The Rodney King Verdict – The First 7 Hours.

April 29, 1992 – 3:45-4:30 pm – KNX-AM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 29, 1992 – 4:30-5:30 pm – KNX-AM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 29, 1992 – 5:30-7:00 pm – KNX-AM/KCRW-FM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 29, 1992 – 8:30-9:30...