Tagged: Civil Rights Movement

Hollywood Ten - Film and TV Censorship

Blacklists, Censorship And The State Of Writing For Films And TV – Sy Gomberg – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Although he wasn’t directly part of the Red Scare during the McCarthy era, writer Sy Gomberg was a well-respected, Oscar-nominated screenwriter and Professor who was only too aware of that particularly dark period of our culture. As careers were destroyed and livelihoods were reduced to poverty, the infamous reign of...

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...

Julie London With The Bobby Troup Trio – Live In New York 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Julie London with The Bobby Troup Trio – live at The Cameo Room, New York – February 13, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The sultry voice of Julie London this week, accompanied by significant-other Bobby Troup and his trio, in performance at the fabled Cameo Room in New...

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...

The State Of Unrest – July 1968

The State Of Unrest – July 1968

– Meet The Press – Roy Innes-Floyd McKissick – July 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1968 has often been referred to as “The Incredible Year”. Incredible in a lot of ways; not least that America managed to survive what was probably one of the most violent years...

The Subject Was Race – Malcolm X And James Baldwin Discuss Race Relations In America In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Subject Was Race – Malcolm X And James Baldwin Discuss Race Relations In America In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Open Mind – Interview with Malcolm X and James Baldwin – April 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Many people have expressed dismay over the latest racially-motivated outrage which took place in Charleston South Carolina...

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Hootenanny – March 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a companion piece to last weeks Woody Guthrie Radio show via CBS in 1940, here is another go at Network radio, also from...

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

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...

A Word Or Two From Fannie Lou Hamer – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Fannie Lou Hamer – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Colin Edwards Interviews Fannie Lou Hamer – August 10, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since we were observing and celebrating the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, I indicated in my post yesterday and...