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Rumble In Davos – January 29, 2000 0

Rumble In Davos – January 29, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – January 29, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 15 years ago, on January 29, 2000 the news was about protestors disrupting the Economic Summit in Davos Switzerland, where President Clinton was scheduled to...

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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...

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The 70s – A Look Ahead – January 11, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The 70s. Compared to the 60s it was uncharted territory. There was a lot of uncertainty going around. The Vietnam War was...

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...

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials 0

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events: 1953 – NBC Radio – Dec. 28, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 61 years ago, a world crammed with extremes. A war in Korea and an armistice, an inquisition on Capitol Hill and...

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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The Trouble With Rome – The Trouble With Earth – December 12, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – World News Roundup + News Of The World – December 12, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seemingly no end to discontent, upheaval and strife on this particular December 12th. 1947 was a year of change throughout...

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947 0

Season Of Adjustment And Discontent – December 8, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 8, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This December 8 in 1947 saw the country battling Inflation, the Cold War unfolding and American cities squabbling for bragging rights. On Capitol Hill,...

Race Relations In America In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Race Relations In America In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: Newsfront – Discussion on Race Relations – March 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As was pointed out earlier today via the Blog Concourse, the question isn’t about a broken system; the system does what it...

The Battle In Seattle – Week Of December 4, 1999 0

The Battle In Seattle – Week Of December 4, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – December 4, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifteen years ago this week, the streets of Seattle were awash in teargas and protestors as the WTO Ministerial Summit met to discuss trade...