Tagged: National Guard of the United States

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970 6

Reagan Has A Word About Kent State – May 5, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor Reagan Announcement of School closings – May 5, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As reverberations continued to be felt around the country, the day after the shootings at Kent State on May 5th 1970,...

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970 0

The Roots Of Violence – A Conversation With Rollo May – 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Speaking Freely: The Roots Of Violence – Dr. Rollo May – Dec. 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the events of 45 years ago shaking America pretty much to its core, the subject turned to the...

The Spring Of Discontent – May 1970 0

The Spring Of Discontent – May 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Discussion on Protests – May 12, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 45 years ago, May of 1970 was a month of upheaval, triggered by the events of expansion of the War in Vietnam to include...

Kent State - May 4, 1970 0

Kent State – The Day America Killed Its Young – May 4, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – May 4, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Many have said the events outside the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago started the shift in national opinion of the War in Vietnam. The...

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Trouble Comin’ Every Day – Five Nights In Watts – August 11-17, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – 2-Way Communications – Watts Riots – August 11-17, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-nine years ago this week, an L.A. suburb called Watts exploded in five nights of violence and mayhem – and the whole country paid attention....

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Killing Season 1970 – Kent State – May 4, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Hard to imagine 43 years ago the conversation regarding the Vietnam War took an abrupt turn – but the abrupt turn was in a violent way. Prior to this, the Anti-War movement had been largely peaceful, and growing in numbers....