Tagged: African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)

President Reagan -Press Conf. 1983

October 19, 1983 – President Reagan Gives A Press Conference

President Reagan – 20th press Conference – October 19, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the situation in Nicaragua growing more tense and contentious, and the situation in Lebanon becoming a stalemate, President Reagan, in his 20th Press Conference, on the 1,000th day of his Presidency, sought to...

Mohandas Gandhi

Most People Don’t Know Who This Is – If You’re A Past Daily Regular, You Do – Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser

Click on the link here: (Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser) to lend your support and help keep history alive. If you’re a fan of history, or just like to be aware of the world around you, there are people you know about, figures who are pivotal and an indelible part of...

James Earl Ray

August 18, 1978 – A Festival Of Sensational Evidence – James Earl Ray And The House Assassination Committee Hearings

August 18, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 18, 1978 – From Capitol Hill, The House Assassination Committee Hearings temporarily wound up its hearings this day on James Earl Ray and his guilt in the murder of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

Barbara Jordan and Charles Rangel

Congressional Black Caucus Weighs In On Watergate – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congressional Black Caucus – ABC News Issues and Answers – May 13, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Watergate and the scandal overtaking the Nixon White House had dominated the news and preoccupied the thoughts of much of America. Ironically 1974, the year Watergate was heading to impeachment, was...

Student Activism 1969

Student Activism 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Student Activism – Tension In Modern Living – July 2, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Student Activism. It was everywhere; on every College and high school campus. The protests were mostly about the War in Vietnam, but they ultimately ran the gamut – from free speech to Civil...

March 1, 1980

March 1, 1980 – Drama In Bogota

March 1, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1, 1980 – a lot of drama, going on this day in 1980. Starting with the hostage situation in Colombia, where leftist guerrillas were holding hostages at the Dominican Embassy in Bogota. Following the release...

An Interview With Charles Evers – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

An Interview With Charles Evers – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – Speaking Freely – Charles Evers – June 25, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As Field Director for the Mississippi Chapter of the NAACP, Charles Evers was no stranger to the intense and often deadly...

About Selma – March 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach Press Conference – March 18, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. . . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Monitor – Meet The Press with Dr. Martin Luther...

Update 11 – Past Daily’s Emergency Fundraiser: Cautious Optimism

Update 11 – Past Daily’s Emergency Fundraiser: Cautious Optimism

13 days left and we’re just shy of 50% of our goal. I’ll admit, it’s been a nail-biter and cause for sleepless nights and a lot of Pepcid-AC. I have been relentlessly hounding you all since the beginning of February. I’m sure you’re sick of hearing me yammer on over...