Tagged: African National Congress

South Africa Votes - 1994

April 26, 1994 – New Day In South Africa – A Deal For Accused Russian Spy

April 26, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1994 – A historic day for South Africa. For the first time ever, South African Blacks were voting in the country’s general election. After decades of apartheid and brutal oppression, it was a new...

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

Count Basie Featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Live At Antibes 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – live at Juan-les-Pins Festival – July 20, 1961 – Radio France – The immortal Count Basie orchestra this week, cooking up a storm at the 1961 Juan-les-Pins Festival in Antibes, France and captured for posterity by the ORTF and...

Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela – Live At Inntöne Jazz Festival – 2010 – Past Daily Downbeat

Hugh Masekela – In Concert from the 2015 Inntöne Jazz Festival – Diersbach, Bauernhof, Austria – May 21, 2010 – RAI Radio Tre – Hugh Masekela this weekend and his delicious roux of Afrobeat Jazz, as performed during the 2015 Inntöne Jazz Festival in Austria and broadcast by RAI Radio...

Race Relations Worldwide – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Race Relations Worldwide – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Race Relations Worldwide – Chicago University Roundtable – 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Race Relations. 1948 was an election year, and several pieces of civil rights legislation were introduced in Washington in an attempt to end racial discrimination in America. But how was it going in the rest...

Terremoto In Iran – June 20, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was characterized as the worst Earthquake ever to hit Iran, a 7.7 temblor hit Northern Iran in the middle of the night, leaving some 2,000 dead...

Music Of Apartheid – South African Radio Sessions In The 1960s – Nights At The Roundtable: World Cafe

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bantu Light Music – South African Broadcasting Co. circa 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re taking a look at the life and times of Nelson Mandela this weekend, I ran across this set of transcription discs from Radio South...

Day Of Release – Mandela Freed – February 11,1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Nelson Mandela’s release from Prison – February 11, 1990 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Events moved quickly in 1990, culminating in the release from Prison of Nelson Mandela on February 11, 1990. A crowd of some 50,000 supporters...

Intermediate Applied Fingerpointing – Day 3 – July 9, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 9, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this particular July day in 1987 was focused pretty much on events pertaining to, or talking about, the Middle East – most notably Iran. Iranian...