Tagged: Health

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January 22, 1973 – Roe v. Wade – Supreme Court Decision On Abortion

Forty-eight years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that made a Woman’s right whether or not to choose to have an Abortion a legal right. Prior to this time it was illegal for a doctor to perform an Abortion under any circumstances, and those Women who chose...

Sophie Hunger – Live At Paleo Festival 2013, Nyon – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

I just ran across this one from the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland which was recorded on July 13, 2013. Sophie Hunger is from Zurich and she was a surprise  hit at the 2008 Montreux Festival. Her sound is a mixture of a lot of different influences. And so is her...

1918 Influenza Pandemic

September 19, 1957 – The Asian Flu Comes To America

Subscribers can download for free:Become a Patron! The world on this September 19th in 1957 was awash with 104 degree fevers, paralyzed with aching muscles and joints, throwing up just about everything everyone ate the past year and it was only getting worse. 1957 was The Year Of The Asian...

Losing Entire Generations Of People – June 27, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – June 27, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 27th, fourteen years ago was somber and pessimistic on a number of levels. The Global AIDS crisis had gone from bad to...

A Kid Named Ryan – April 15,1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week ending April 15, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For the news of the week that ended on this April 15th in 1990, a lot of it had to do with what...

Hell Bombs And Wonder Drugs – 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – You And . . .The World – January 15-16, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection You could, in all likelihood, use that well-worn phrase from Dickens, The Best of Times – The Worst of Times to apply directly...

Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead

Goodbye Captain Trips – Death of Jerry Garcia – August 9, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News bulletins and reports for August 9, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! On top of being a busy news day,  this August 9th in 1995, it was also a sad one. News of the death of Grateful Dead...

July 8, 1956 – Happy Pills And The Dawn Of The Pharmaceutical Generation

Become a Patron! You can blame it on the Cold War, you can blame it on the great uncertainty society was facing. You can blame it on the questioning of values and who we had become as a people. You can blame it on just about everything. What ever it...