Tagged: AK-47

Kent State - May 4, 1970

May 4-6, 1970 – Post Kent State Hand-Wringing – Capitol Hill Weighs In On The Shootings

Become a Patron! Kent State – May 4, 1970. The protests against our further incursion in Southeast Asia and the unexpected shooting and killing of four Kent State students by National Guard troops, charged with dispersing the crowd. If there was one domestic event that turned the tide of public...

Cambodian refugees

April 24, 1979 Heading Home, If You Can Call It Home – Cambodia. SALT II Meets SS-21.Windfall Profits Vs Oil.

April 24, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection April 24, 1979 – A day with a lot on its plate. Beginning with revelations that the Russians were deploying a new missile in East Germany. The White House expressed concern about that development and...

Bill Clinton

March 13, 2000 – Clinton And The NRA Gunfight – The L.A. Times Merges With The Chicago Tribune – Blame La Niña

https://oildale.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/22011119/News-for-March-13-2000.mp3 March 13, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – march 13, 2000 -Clinton versus the NRA – the never-ending saga over the issue of putting controls on the buying and use of guns, particularly assault weapons. This episode involved President Clinton and...

Burned out Isla Vista Bank Of America - Feb. 1970.

An Isla Vista State Of Mind – Anti-War Protests – February 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Isla Vista Demonstrations and riot UCSB campus – William Malloch/KPFK – Feb. 24-26, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 47 years ago, Protests against the Vietnam War were at a fevered-pitch – college campuses all over the country were hotbeds. And 1970 was just getting started. The situation in...

Secretar of State George C. Marshall

Secretary Of State Marshall Has A Plan 1947 – Reference Room

Secretary Of State Marshall – Report on London Conference – December 19, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Secretary of State George C. Marshall, was the architect of what became known as The Marshall Plan for European Recovery. In 1947, Europe was still in the midst of reeling from...

John Glenn

The Day Everybody Wanted To Be John Glenn – Feb. 20, 1962 – RIP: John Glenn (1921-2016)

John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20,...

March 3, 1942

March 3, 1942 – Giving Up On Batavia

March 3, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 3, 1942 – Fighting in the Far-East was taking a bad turn for the allies. With the Netherlands giving up Batavia and slowly pulling out out of Java altogether, but not without putting up a...

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

– WCBS News + CBS World News Roundup – July 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, we were looking at a Summer awash with gloomy reports, agitated people and uncertain times. After a whirlwind 5-day fact-finding tour of South Vietnam, Defense Secretary McNamara boarded...

Making The Case For War – June 30, 1966

Making The Case For War – June 30, 1966

  . . . LBJ – Address In Omaha, Nebraska – June 30, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hot on the heels of Robert McNamara‘s announcement the day before of stepped up air raids over North Vietnam, President Johnson went on the road to make the sales pitch, this...