Tagged: Martin Luther King Jr.

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Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music orchestra – Jazzfest, Berlin – RBB Berlinradio – Nov. 4, 1982 When Charlie Haden passed from the scene in July of 2014, I was looking all over the archive for something that would be a representation of what Charlie Haden was all about. I can’t believe...

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The Kerner Commission Report On Civil Disorder – One Year Later – March 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Kerner Commission Report: One Year Later – EEN – Newsfront – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the Watts disturbance (pictured above) was from 1965, the destruction, violence and deaths from that turmoil went on to be repeated in other cities throughout America in...

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Robert F. Kennedy Discusses Refugees, Civil Rights and Crime – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Robert F. Kennedy – Issues And Answers- April 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Robert F. Kennedy may go down in history as an Attorney General of the United States who oversaw some of the most crucial and important issues of the 1960s. Appointed by his brother,...

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Martin Luther King In Chicago – 1965 – Past Daily Birthday Edition

Martin Luther King – Address At Chicago Rally – Extended Excerpt – July 26, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Martin Luther King – we celebrate his birth today. A celebration that would have been unthinkable 53 years ago, when this address was delivered at a Rally in Chicago....

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Roots Of Racism – 1958 – Discussion Of Prejudice And Racism In The World – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Roots Of Racism and Prejudice – The Open Mind – September 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism, it seems, has always been with us. Whether its overt or subtle, sanctioned or scorned, that idea of one race of people considering themselves superior over another has been a...

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Jimmy Smith – Live in Paris 1969 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jimmy Smith – Live in Paris – Recorded in 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jimmy Smith in concert for this Easter Sunday. The man who turned the world on to the Jazz possibilities of the Hammond B-3 and created an undisputed link between Soul and Jazz improvisation in...

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April 3, 1969 – Spring Of Discontent

April 3, 1969 – ABC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1969. Spring in the era of discontent. From Chicago, a second night of disturbances on the eve of the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. Tensions and apprehension ran high. Already an outbreak...

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Cracks In The Facade: Sen. James Buckley Calls On Nixon To Resign – 1974

  Sen. James Buckley – News Conference – March 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Nixon years and the Watergate era – certainly one of the most emotionally draining episodes in our country’s history. When even Nixon’s most conservative supporters from the GOP were calling on him...

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Roy Wilkins And The State Of Race Relations In 1955 – Past Daily Black History Month

Roy Wilkins – NBC Radio: Negro Newspaper Week – March 14, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Roy Wilkins – beginning in 1955 he was Administrator for the NAACP. By the end of that year he would be head of that organization, during a time of tremendous social upheaval...