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When Paranoia Ran Deep – Japanese-American Internment In 1942 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-Los Angeles: The Minority Report: The Exile Returns – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Long considered one of the ugly blotches on the tapestry of Americana, the internment of Japanese-Americans, no matter how long...

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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...

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995 0

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Weekend All Things Considered – January 22, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. January 22, 1995 – a day with across-the-board hostilities, of the physical and emotional kind, and the announcement of the death of...

Should We Limit The Rights Of Political Groups With Alien Ties? 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

Should We Limit The Rights Of Political Groups With Alien Ties? 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America’s Town Meeting – March 23, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the world was inching closer to all-out war, the debate raged over how much should the U.S. get involved? Much of the question lay...

Death By Cartoon – The Danish Cartoon Uproar – Feb. 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Death By Cartoon – The Danish Cartoon Uproar – Feb. 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR reports on Danish Cartoon Controversy – Feb 6-7, 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio National (Australia) Late Night Live – 2...

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988 0

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 23, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A confusing and disturbing day in history, this December 23rd in 1988. With details about PanAm Flight 103, which exploded mid-air over Lockerbie Scotland...

No Hot New Electronic Gizmos This Year – December 22, 1997 0

No Hot New Electronic Gizmos This Year – December 22, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 22, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the years that was winding up on a fragile note, this particular December 22nd in 1997. A 14-hour whirlwind tour of Sarajevo...

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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Unfolding A Plot – December 17, 1999

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – December 17, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News on this December 17th in 1999 that, on the surface like another in a series of promised mayhem for the turn...

A System Of Torture – An Interview With Janis Karpinski About Abu Ghraib – 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A System Of Torture – An Interview With Janis Karpinski About Abu Ghraib – 2006 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio National: Late Night Live – Janis Karpinski – May 22, 2006 – ABC Radio National, Australia/Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the latest set of horrifying revelations over torture and prisoner abuse via the CIA, I’m...