Women’s Rights

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Dorothy Thompson Has A Few Words For FDR In 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Dorothy Thompson – Radio Address FDR For President Committee – October 29, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dorothy Thompson was one of the most respected journalists working in Radio as well as print in the 1930s. She was second (only to Eleanor Roosevelt) as Most Trusted Woman In...

Anita Hill - Clarence Thomas Hearings 1991 0

October 10, 1991 – Hill Goes To The Hill – The Ever-present Stain Of Harrassment

October 10, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 10, 1991 – and the atmosphere around Capitol Hill was going to get very thick with outrage. Days after revelations that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas was accused of Sexual harassment by a former colleague,...

Bosnia - refugees 1995 0

September 15, 1995 – Bosnia: Winding Down A War

September 15, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 15, 1995 – The War in Bosnia was hopefully drawing to an end. President Clinton announced a 72-hour suspension of air operations, while a U.S. brokered partial-peace agreement was put in place. United Nations Peacekeepers...

Adlai Stevenson 0

Adlai Stevenson Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention

Adlai Stevenson – Tribute to former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Adlai Stevenson, who was Presidential candidate for the Democrats in 1952 and 1956 and who became U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations up to the time of...

Childbirth 1970s 0

Being A Mom In The 70s – Weekend Gallimaufry

Childbirth in 1975 – National Public Radio – Options – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless things have changed dramatically in the last few years, Childbirth and being a Mom haven’t changed all that much since the beginning of time. Maybe the methods have changed – by the 1970s, childbirth...

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds 0

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds

  A little less than a day to go – I can’t tell you how close we are to reaching half-way to our goal. I have my fingers crossed that we get a last minute surge in pledges and we get over the top. That would be the best of...

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows 0

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

  Okay, this is serious  – we didn’t budge yesterday. No pledges, no contributions – a big chunk of silence descended over the proceedings. I can’t tell you how much we need your support – it’s crucial to our survival, and every penny we’re raising goes straight into maintaining Past...

March 18, 1981 0

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

March 14, 2000 0

March 14, 2000 – Locking Up The Nomination And Date-Rape In A Box

March 14, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 14, 2000 – Election 2000 – only three months into it and already Al Gore secured enough delegates to put him over the top. Only a week after Super Tuesday, the batch of...

Joan Baez – Live At Paleo 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Birthday Edition 0

Joan Baez – Live At Paleo 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Birthday Edition

Joan Baez – Live at Paleo Festival 2015 – Live à Fip – Radio France/FIP – Joan Baez, who turned 75 on January 9th, is still going strong – touring, recording and bringing her message of protest and social justice all over the world. Performing for over 55 years, Joan...