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Tagged: New York City Police Department

College Basketball Scandal - 1951 0

February 20, 1951 – Mister Basketball: “We’re In Troublesome Times”

February 20, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1951 – Basketball was in the news this day. One of Americas great national pastimes was rocked by scandal. In what became a nationwide scandal was largely centered on this particular day...

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Stonewall - 1969 0

A Place Called Stonewall – Getting Here From There – June 27, 1969

    . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Stonewall 25 – Human Rights March – June 26, 1994 – Pacifica – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pacifica – Remembering Stonewall –...

Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000 0

Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports + CBS World News Roundup – February 25, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago, on February 25, 2000, after three days of deliberations, a jury of 8 whites and 4 blacks in...

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988 0

‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 – December 23, 1988

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 23, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A confusing and disturbing day in history, this December 23rd in 1988. With details about PanAm Flight 103, which exploded mid-air over Lockerbie Scotland...

Illiteracy In America – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Illiteracy In America – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Options In Education – Illiteracy In America – 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. I guess, despite advances in technology, the age-old problem of Illiteracy continues at full gallop – always has/maybe always will. In 1974;...