Society

September 1967

It’s September 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Spent Summer In Golden Gate Park – Your Mind Is Blown

KRLA – Casey Kasem – September 16, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer is over – life gets back to normal. You spent the summer wandering the streets of San Francisco with your friends from L.A. – you crashed in Berkeley and panhandled for cigarettes. You lost your...

Student Protests - 1970

When Students Protest – The Anti-War Movement of the 1960s and 70s – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show – Irv Kupcinet – Discussion on Student Protests in 1970 – July 14, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Students protesting – a symbol of living in the U.S. in the 1960s during the Vietnam War era. But an expression of the Youth generation all over the...

Honduras - March 1988

March 19, 1988 – Holiday In Honduras: “We’re From The Government – We’re Here To Help”.

March 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 19, 1988 – Another day of drama in the world. Tensions along the Honduran/Nicaraguan border as U.S. officials received a request from Honduran officials for an increase in helicopters for backup duty as Honduras moved...

U.S. Congress- 150th

March 4, 1939 – 150th Anniversary Of Congress – Past Daily Reference Room

March 4,1939 – 150th Anniversary celebrations – U.S. Congress – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what would become one of the most widely covered events in broadcast history up to 1939, the gala events surrounding the 150th birthday of the U.S. Congress carried on for the better part of...

Chicago Democratic Convention - 1968

Norman Mailer Has A Word Or Two About Conventions In 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Norman Mailer – interview on Book Beat – January 15, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948 and brought him almost instant renown. His best-known...