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Privacy, or lack thereof 0

1975 – Your Life As An Open Book – What Is Privacy In America? – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – America’s Town Meeting: Privacy – May 21, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Once the world entered the Age of Electricity, the Age Of Privacy became quickly antiquated. With all the technological advances designed to bring the world and its people closer, it also signified an end...

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Protesting the Vietnam War in 1970 1

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1970 – You Live In San Francisco – You’re Going To Turn 18 – If You’re A Guy, You’re Worried.

KYA – San Francisco – Bwana Johnny – June 20, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were turning 18 anytime between 1965 and 1973, you were preoccupied with the Draft. In case you missed it – The Draft was involuntary induction into the Military, and once you...

Candidate Reagan -- Campaign '80 0

October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975 0

Presidential Fender-Benders – October 15, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 15th, 40 years ago was about yet another mishap/near catastrophe President Ford was involved in. This time the blame was placed squarely on the Police Department in Hartford Connecticut where they failed...

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984 0

Tamil Tigers Relent – Moscow Says Nyet – The Horserace Goes West – May 14, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – May 14, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Days of nail-biting and confusion – this May 14th in 1984. Starting with news the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, holding an American couple...

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The Great Polarizer In American Politics – An Address By Spiro Agnew – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Vice-President Spiro Agnew – Address in Montgomery Alabama – Nov. 10, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The name Spiro Agnew may have faded into the deeper recesses of memory, but from the late 1960s all the way...