Tagged: Protest

Miners Strike - Bucharest - 1999

January 22, 1999 – Situation In Bucharest

January 22, 1999 – BBC World Service – News Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 22, 1999 – Most eyes were on Bucharest this day. Between 7,000 and 10,000 demonstrators armed with Molatov cocktails, clubs and shovels clashed with riot police and special interior ministry forces and twice...

Manuel Noriega of Panama

July 3, 1987 – A Day Crammed With Dissent – Panama, Haiti, South Korea.

July 3, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 3, 1987 – thirty years ago today. Dissidence all over the world, it seemed. From Panama, riots and demonstrations both for and against Panamanian strongman/ruler Manuel Noriega were continuing with not much let-up in sight....

Captain Beefheart – Live In Kansas City – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Captain Beefheart – Live In Kansas City – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Captain Beefheart – Live at the Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City – April 22, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the story goes, in 1974 Captain Beefheart had signed to a new label (Mercury) and was literally weeks from embarking on a major world tour, starting in America....

A Question Of Ethics – A Question Of Morals – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

A Question Of Ethics – A Question Of Morals – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  – NBC Second Sunday: The Young Rebels – October 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember what a period of upheaval the late 1960s were. Everything that had been considered the status quo was coming under scrutiny and questioned by those...

The Spring Of Discontent – May 1970

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...

The Women’s Movement – 1970 – Past Daily: Weekend Reference Room

The Women’s Movement – 1970 – Past Daily: Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC: Now Program – The Women’s Movement – May 26, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since today is International Women’s Day – and since much of this weekend has been devoted to looking back, not only...

View From The Acropolis – Greek Civil War – December 5, 1944

View From The Acropolis – Greek Civil War – December 5, 1944

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 5, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As War raged throughout the rest of the world on this December 5th in 1944, Civil War was raging in Greece on this particular...

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...

1968: Year Of Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room: Through A Glass Darkly Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1968 – Year Of Revolution Starting today, and going all the way until New Years Day next week, I will be posting year-end reviews throughout history. A reminder that, in some ways, many things have changed, and in others, it’s exactly the same....

Women’s Day – August 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: Women’s Strike – August 26, 1970 As a reminder of the protests, the struggle and the message – today marks the forty-second anniversary of Women’s Day (August 26, 1970) and the marches and demonstrations that took place world-wide on that day. Here...