Riots

Race Relations In America In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

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

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...

Sonny & Cher, Godfrey Cambridge And Irv Kupcinet Talk About Youth In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sonny & Cher, Godfrey Cambridge And Irv Kupcinet Talk About Youth In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Kup’s Show – May 20, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Two things to consider – the people in the photo above are mostly all in their early to late 60s right now – some older,...

That Was The Week That Was – November 13, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Weekend Roundup – November 13, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifteen years ago this week, the world continued its confusing and often frustrating spin in 1999. Weeks from the end of the century, 1999 wasn’t...

Shapes Of Things – October 27, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player- ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – October 27, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection October 27th signaled the end of an ominous week in 1963. Vietnam was frequently taking center stage, more so this week than most others so far....

Snap Decisions – Abrupt Departures – October 22, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day full of changes and crackdowns, this October 22nd in 1979. Starting off the news of the abrupt resignation and departure of Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan...

Out Of One Frying Pan – October 10, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WOR News – October 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the War over, and peace settling in, October 10th, 1945 was a day loaded with transition, and frustration, and a new set of concerns. Domestically, the adjustment to peacetime...

‘Senator, You’re No Jack Kennedy’ – October 6, 1988

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 6, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot in the grips of Election ’88, this September 6th in 1988. The morning after the only vice-Presidential debate of the campaign had many talking about the now-famous...

Defusing The Flap – Inciting The Hype – September 17, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 17, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection And while tensions in the Middle-East were easing somewhat, via more shuttle Diplomacy from Secretary of State James Baker and meetings with Israel’s Itzhak Shamir – a tenuous...

A Festival Of Hate And Bad Feeling – The Peekskill Riots – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – reports on Peekskill riots – August 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Maybe it’s Summer. Maybe it’s August. But the amount of rage and mayhem taking place during this particular month gives one pause, to  say the...