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Teenagers in 1956

Golden Hubcaps – Juvenile Delinquents – 1956 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Juvenile Delinquency in 1956 – the big problem centered around hubcaps and hubcap stealing for fun and profit. Sounds silly, but apparently it was quite lucrative in 1956, and it drove many teenagers to a life of crime in Los Angeles and other cities around the country. In this documentary,...

Oh, Those Kids . . . . – February 28, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 28, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1997 (also a Friday) had much to do with the subject of Teen smoking. A new law, starting this day, was slated to...

George Olsen And His Music – 1925 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: George Olsen And His Music – Sugar Plumb – 1925 Since the Studio/Past Daily Nerve Center has been undergoing renovations this past week, I’ve been stumbling over buried shelves of old 78’s – some I haven’t played since they arrived. And since...

The Dope Epidemic Of 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link for audio player: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Narcotics – July 27, 1951 If you thought our preoccupation with drugs, drug addiction and law enforcement of anti-drug laws was new, I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings but, no. It’s been with us for...