Tagged: New York City Police Department

College Basketball Scandal - 1951

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...

Released American Hostages

January 24, 1981 – Decompression Time – Release Of American Hostages: Trauma And Questions

January 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 24, 1981 – The American hostages, held for 444 days at the Embassy in Tehran had been released some days earlier and flown to Wiesbaden West Germany, before continuing on to home in the U.S....

Autour de Lucie - in concert

Autour De Lucie – In Concert 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Autour de Lucie – live at Benicasim Festival – Aug. 6, 2002 – RFI-Le Mouv – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Autour de Lucie, or Around Lucie if you’re so inclined, in concert from the Benicasim Festival, recorded by RFI’s Le Mouv on August 6, 2002. Getting started in 1994...

Election 2000

November 10, 2000 – Election 2000 – The Gift That Kept On Giving

November 10, 2000 – CBS News On The Hour – Special Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 10, 2000 – Election 2000 – not that long ago that people have forgotten, but long enough ago to serve as a reminder that our electoral system has been prone to...

Berlin Disco bombing 1986

January 11, 1988 – Roller Coasters On Wall Street – Raised Eyebrows In Berlin

January 11, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 11, 1988 – news for this day began with word from Wall Street, and the wild ride it had been taking in previous days. Losing as much as 140 points before the close on Friday,...

Stonewall - 1969

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

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

‘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

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;...