Tagged: Jerry Brown

Urban Renewal in 1968

It’s June 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You Work In L.A. – You Carry A Briefcase – You Listen To KMPC – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – 7-8:00 am – June 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not every radio station in Los Angeles threw open its doors and welcomed Rock n’ Roll with open arms. No. Although, in an effort to attempt a modicum of hip, radio stations like...

Governor Brown Paints A Picture – June 8, 1978

Governor Brown Paints A Picture – June 8, 1978

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor Jerry Brown – address to State – June 8, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the infamous Proposition 13 passed – this June 8th in 1978 was about the scramble to address the issue, the...

When The Hunger Strike Goes Wrong – May 6, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Not so much a cause for alarm, an ominous glimpse of things to come or a cautionary tale, but rather a historic example of how things go wrong and protests escalate as the result. This May 6th in 1981 had...

Carter; Sweep – Anderson; Nil – April 2, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for April 2, 1980 Since April 2, 1980 was right in the middle of Presidential Primary season, most of the news for this day had to do with the recently completed Wisconsin and Kansas Primaries and the telling results. Carter won...