Tagged: Mexico

Latinas in America - 1950s

Immigration In The 1950s – Latinos In Kansas 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

CBS Radio: Mexican-Americans – The People Act – circa 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Given the highly-charged nature of this years election – the question of Immigration and Immigrants in general seems to have taken center-stage – or at least vying for center stage, amidst the flood of other...

April 4, 1944 - Allied bombers

April 4, 1944 – Watching Signs – Making Preparations

April 4, 1944 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 4, 1944 – News of raids on Japanese held islands in the South Pacific were finally being reported, with considerable damage to Japanese ships and ports. Allied losses were reported to be 27 American fighters....

La Ley – Live In Mexico City – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

La Ley – Live In Mexico City – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – La Ley – In Concert in Mexico City – July 17, 2014 – Terra Live Continuing our World Roundup of Rock Without Borders with two-time Latin Grammy Winners La Ley from Chile. Far from being obscure, La...

Cafe Tacvba – In-Studio Session 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Cinco de Mayo Edition

Cafe Tacvba – In-Studio Session 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Cinco de Mayo Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Café Tacvba – Live in-studio session – 2013 – Universal Records Promotion Café Tacvba are not strangers to many audiences up here – having been one of the must-see bands during the 2013 SXSW Festival in Austin....

Tragedy At Dubrovnik – April 6, 1996

Tragedy At Dubrovnik – April 6, 1996

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 6, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A somber weekend – the bodies of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 32 associates were flown back to Washington from Dubrovnik Croatia where Brown’s...

The Morning After NAFTA – November 18, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 18, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the newscast so ably put it – a month earlier, everyone on Capitol Hill assumed NAFTA was dead. But on this November 18th...

Tuning In To Cinco de Mayo In 1949 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: World Edition

Tuning In To Cinco de Mayo In 1949 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: World Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Chicklets Program – 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally ran this in 2014, and at the time was going to post it on Saturday as a sort of Weekend Pop Chronicles feature, but since today is a holiday anyway,...

In A Heartbeat – March 24, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 24, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with the shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidateLuis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while...

John McLaughlin And Paco De Lucia – Live In East Berlin – 1987 – Past Daily Downbeat: Tribute Edition (RIP: Paco de Lucia – 1947-2014)

Click on the link here for Audio Player – John McLaughlin – Paco de Lucia – live from East Berlin – July 17, 1987 – DDR Radio Berlin (East) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A tribute this week by way of a memorable concert and an astounding collaboration between two...

Loans, Mergers And Bloody Gloves – February 21, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup w/Mitchell Krauss – February 21, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not really an earth-shattering day, unless you consider the long-term implications of a $20 billion loan to Mexico, the merger of Fleet Financial with Shawmut National...