Tagged: Non-Violence

A Few Words From Dr. Martin Luther King – Meet The Press – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room – Birthday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Guest: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King  – April 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In  honor of Dr. King’s Birthday today, I unearthed this 1960 appearance on Meet The Press, where the discussion...

A Word From John Paul II From The United Nations About A World Gone Askew – October 5, 1995

Click  on the link here for Audio Player – Pope John Paul II Addresses United Nations General Assembly – October 5, 1995 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Billed as the last address he would give at a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Pope John Paul II...

Out Of The Kitchen And Into The Street – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Re-cap of Days activities – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970 – WBAI, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day had to do with the celebration of Women’s Equality Day, and a flood of protest marches throughout...

August 28, 1963 – March On Washington – The Civil Rights Movement In The 60s

August 28th marks the 57th anniversary of the legendary March on Washington. The largest Civil Rights demonstration of its kind up to this point, the march culminated in a day of speeches in front of the Lincoln Memorial and a general feeling that something had begun. Most people think of...

SCOTUS Giveth – SCOTUS Taketh Away – The 1993 March On Washington – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Gay March On Washington – April 25, 1993 With emotions running with roller-coaster-like velocity the past 24 hours, The Supreme Court ruled today that DOMA was no longer an issue. That was the good news. Because hot on the heels of...

June 19, 1968 – Juneteenth – Solidarity Day – Coretta Scott-King And The Poor People’s March

June 19, 1968 – Coretta Scott King – Solidarity Day Address 1968 saw no end of turmoil and upheaval in the world. In the first six months alone there was the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. France went on strike. Prague Spring...

Yellow Magic Orchestra – Live In London -1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Mini-Concert Edition

Become a Patron! One of the most popular and influential bands of the Techno era of the 1980s was a trio from Japan known as The Yellow Magic Orchestra, or YMO for short. Having blazed a trail for electro-Pop, J-Pop, and Hip-Hop during their initial phase, YMO went on to...

June 11, 1963 – Alabama Face-Off – George Wallace, Nicholas Katzenbach And School Desegregation

We could use a bit of love at the moment: Become a Patron! On June 11, 1963, the Civil Rights struggle had gathered steam, but it was still a struggle with bitter and violent opposition every step of the way. On this day in 1963, the infamous showdown between Deputy...

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....

A Martin Luther King Press Conference – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Martin Luther King Press Conf. Jan. 14, 1968 In celebration of Dr. King Day, and as a reminder of that man who walked the walk as well as talked the talk, here is a press conference Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King gave...