Tagged: African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)

Charlie Haden's Liberation Music orchestra

Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music orchestra – Jazzfest, Berlin – RBB Berlinradio – Nov. 4, 1982 When Charlie Haden passed from the scene in July of 2014, I was looking all over the archive for something that would be a representation of what Charlie Haden was all about. I can’t believe...

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...

Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy Discusses Refugees, Civil Rights and Crime – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Robert F. Kennedy – Issues And Answers- April 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Robert F. Kennedy may go down in history as an Attorney General of the United States who oversaw some of the most crucial and important issues of the 1960s. Appointed by his brother,...

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King In Chicago – 1965 – Past Daily Birthday Edition

Martin Luther King – Address At Chicago Rally – Extended Excerpt – July 26, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Martin Luther King – we celebrate his birth today. A celebration that would have been unthinkable 53 years ago, when this address was delivered at a Rally in Chicago....

Freddie Mercury

December 1, 1991 – A Week Of Wonders And Loss – Not The Least, Freddie Mercury

ABC World News This Week – December 1, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 1, 1991 – A week where the Cold War was starting to fade from view. A week where The Doomsday Clock was set at its lowest point at seventeen minutes before midnight. A far...

Civil Rights protests 1960

Civil Rights Progress Report – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Civil Rights Progress Report: 1960 – The Open Mind – NBC – Feb. 21, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The state of Civil Rights in 1960. Some six years after Brown v. Board of Education. Six years after the famous Rosa Parks bus protest and the ensuing boycott...

Elvis Mourners - August 17, 1977

August 17, 1977 DAE (Day After Elvis) – Mourners Descend On Graceland

August 17, 1977 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 17, 1977 – It was the day after the death of Elvis Presley. A wave of nostalgia hit the country as fans by the thousands gathered outside his Graceland home in Memphis to...

Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman Quartet Live In Paris – 1971 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ornette Coleman Quartet – live in Paris – Théatre du Palais de Chaillot – October 25, 1971 – Radio France – Ornette Coleman in concert this weekend. With his Quartet: Dewey Redman on Tenor sax and Clarinet, Charlie Haden on bass and Ed Blackwell on drums. Recorded at Théatre du...

Dien Bien Phu casualties - March 1954

March 30, 1954 – A Dien Bien Phu Frame Of Mind

March 30, 1954 – Frank Hemingway News and Comment – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1954. Word from French Indochina (Vietnam) that a desperate battle was taking place at Dien Bien Phu, a strategic French military base which had come under full-scale assault by Vietminh...