Tagged: Abortion

China Dissidents - May 1990

May 24, 1990 – People Versus Commerce – Election Fever In Moscow

May 24, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 24, 1990 – News of the “Bigger Picture” kind. Today, President Bush announced renewal of China‘s Most Favored Nations trade benefits for an eleventh year, despite continued reprisals and executions of Tiananmen Square protestors from...

George Washington Carver Hi - 1981

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In New Orleans, And It Was May 1981, This Is What It Sounded Like

WNNR-AM – The Black Pope – May 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Just a hunch, but I would bet even money that, if you were born and raised in New Orleans and they did a DNA test, they would find musical notes mixed up in there. Music is...

Mega City 4

Mega City 4 In Session – 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mega City 4 – In session for John Peel – July 19, 1988 – broadcast, August 2, 1988 – BBC Radio 1 – Mega City 4 in their first session for John Peel tonight. Together initially from 1987 until 1996 and then a reunion in 2006, until fate had a...

April 5, 1979

April 5, 1979 – Surviving TMI

April 5, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1979 – The disaster at 3-Mile Island (known to locals and the media as TMI) was still going on, even though signs were looking cautious but hopeful and an investigation was well underway. Many...

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

– News Of The World – October 28, 1941 – Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 28th in 1941 had much to do with reaction to President Roosevelt’s speech during Navy Day celebrations the previous day. With the phrases “Damn the Torpedoes” and “the...

Roe v. Wade – January 22, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roe v. Wade report – Jan. 22, 1973 Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that made a Woman’s right whether or not to choose to have an Abortion a legal right. Prior to this time it was illegal...

A Word Or Two From Gloria Steinem – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gloria Steinem Interview – Oct. 25, 1970 In case you forgot just how long the struggle for Womens rights has gone on in this country, I ran across this interview with Gloria Steinem, done for a local New York TV Station on...

Women’s Day – August 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: Women’s Strike – August 26, 1970 As a reminder of the protests, the struggle and the message – today marks the forty-second anniversary of Women’s Day (August 26, 1970) and the marches and demonstrations that took place world-wide on that day. Here...