Tagged: PBS

Bucolic America 1958

March 26, 1958 – A Day In The Life Of Sixty Years Ago . . . . – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

NBC Radio – Nightline – March 26, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An average day in the average life of the average American – March 26, 1958. Sixty years ago – the dim-distant past. If you were there, you’ve been around the block a few times. If you...

Mickey Mouse

A Mickey Mouse Birthday – September 27 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– Mickey Mouse 10th Birthday celebration – September 27, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As popular culture icons go, none is probably more recognizable and as popular for as long as Mickey Mouse. The Cartoon character which gave birth to an industry and established animation as an enduring...

The King Of America And Hocus-Pocus – December 11, 1959

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News on The Hour + Eisenhower visits India – Dec. 11, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Arriving in India as part of his whirlwind tour of 11 countries in 11 days, President Eisenhower landed in...

The Subject Was LSD – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room/Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: Newsfront – Discussion on potential Chromosome damage with LSD use – Sept. 6, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As 1967 took alternate turns between violent and paisley, the groundswell of the Drug Culture began taking over headlines. LSD, popularized...

The Future Of Cable TV In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Newsfront – The Future of Cable TV – Dec. 16, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Difficult to imagine now, but in 1968 there was talk about Cable TV coming into our lives – and we weren’t quite sure why. Cable...

A Word Or Two From Milton Friedman And The Negative Income Tax – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Milton Friedman And The Negative Income Tax – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET Newsfront – Interview With Milton Friedman – May 8, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1968 the age-old argument over Income Tax in America took a new twist. Since it was an election year, the subject of Income Tax...