Tagged: Unemployment

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Labor Has A Word On Labor Day – George Meany – 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player – George Meany – Labor Day Address – Sept. 1, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Labor Day in 1967 was on the pessimistic side. Unrest all over the country. Poverty, cities in turmoil, unemployment, the Vietnam War sapping the country of...

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FDR Accepts The Nomination – 1932 Democratic Convention – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: FDR – 1932 Convention address As we get ready to close the 2012 Democratic convention tonight, I thought I would run another closing speech, this one from Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, accepting the party’s nomination for President in that harrowing year. Franklin...

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The Jam In Session – 1977 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Jam in session – July 19, 1977 The thing about the Punk movement in the UK was that it was truly about social upheaval and a reaction to the Thatcher years. Although it was appreciated here for its intensity, it didn’t...