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End of Summer - 1969 0

It’s August 1969, You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A., You Still Love KRLA, Summer Is Almost Over, So Are The 60s

KRLA – Bob Dayton – August 14, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! It’s August 14, 1969 – in a few weeks school will be starting. Summer will be over – well . . . until the Santa Ana winds start blowing in October, and then it’s...

Berlin Calling 0

April 21-22, 1940 – “Germany Calling” – “Rome Calling” – “Paris Calling” – The Day Through Different Eyes.

April 22, 1940 – Radio Berlin – Radio Paris – EIAR, Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1940 – News from Germany this day, via Radio Berlin told of the situation unfolding in Norway and how it was now down to a battle between ships and airplanes....

Sunset Strip Riots - 1966 0

Riot On Sunset Strip 1966 – “What Is It You Kids Want?” – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Sunset Strip Riots – The Cool Rebellion – Second Sunday – NBC Radio – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sunset Strip – November 1966. It was bound to happen, sooner or later. One of the largest if not the largest generations in history was suddenly coming of age....

FDR - Neutrality Proclamation 0

September 5, 1939 – Day Of Proclamation, Embargo And Neutrality

September 5, 1939 – News Bulletin – FDR signs Neutrality proclamation – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 5, 1939 – As war got underway in Europe, America scrambled to distance itself, not wanting a repeat of 1917. FDR signed a proclamation pledging neutrality – a 4,000 word document which...

Berkeley - People's Park protest 1969 0

Bloody Thursday – The Saga Of People’s Park, Berkeley – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend

KPFA/Pacifica – People’s Park – May 20, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Decade of the 60s began drawing to a close, contrasts became more pronounced – celebrations became more intense, protests became more violent – it was as if the pendulum of human emotion and experience...

Hunter S. Thompson 0

A Word Or Two From Hunter S. Thompson – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Hunter S. Thompson – interviewed by Harrison Salisbury – Behind The Lines – NET – April 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hunter S. Thompson – the man who gave us Gonzo Journalism and never looked back. A style of writing that’s been adapted, mimicked and copied ever...