Tagged: Interviews

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Music Of Protest – Syrian Singer/Musician Samih Choukeir.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: World_Music_Matters_Samih_Choukeir With all the news regarding Syria and the endless struggle going on, we tend to miss those elements of a movement that may seem not so important to the casual observer, but which are crucial and vital elements to the morale...

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A Word Or Two From Gloria Steinem – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gloria Steinem Interview – Oct. 25, 1970 In case you forgot just how long the struggle for Womens rights has gone on in this country, I ran across this interview with Gloria Steinem, done for a local New York TV Station on...

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School Integration – October 17, 1957 – The Students At Central High – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Little Rock – Integration – Oct. 17, 1957 Fifty-Five years ago, starting in September, the controversy and the battle began over Integration in public schools. Nowhere was it more contentious than in the South, where Federal troops were sent in to insure...

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A Word Or Two From Pete Townshend – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: FrontRow_ Pete Townshend Special In light of the media blitz currently going on over the release of Who founder Pete Townshend’s autobiography Who I Am, the airwaves have been awash with interviews and reviews of the book. In case you may have...

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A Word From Cesar Chavez – May 17, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cesar Chavez – May 17 1968 As a reminder today of just who Cesar Chavez was and what he stood for, here is an interview with Chavez from May 17, 1968, at the height of the Grape Boycott and the struggle for...

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Bob Crane On The Radio – 1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Bob Crane Show – Feb. 24, 1960 In retrospect, it really wasn’t that long ago that radio was a veritable hotbed of Personalities – every station and every format seemed to have those people whom the audience stuck to like glue and...

Nora Ephron Looks At American Culture In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Where is American Culture Heading? 1974 In 1974 there were grave doubts as to where we were heading as a cultural society. Although 1974 may seem like a banner year for the arts, compared to where we are today. But the writing...

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Elvis Presley Has A Word Or Two – 1960 Interview – Past Daily Pop Chronicles Special.

Click on the link here for Audio player: Elvis_Presley_Interview_March_1960 Thirty-five years ago today the sad news flashed around the world that Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n’ Roll had suddenly died. Tributes came pouring in and most every radio and TV station had some sort of remembrance of one...

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An Interview With Stephen Biko – 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio: Steve Biko Interview – August 1977 Although it hasn’t been that long since the end of brutal and repressive Apartheid policies in South Africa, some of the voices most closely associated with the movement and the struggle are fading from view. One of...