Tagged: United States

Migrant Children picking cotton

May 1952 – Migrant Workers In The San Joaquin Valley – Past Daily Reference Room

May 1952 – CBS Radio: The People Act: Migrant workers and families in San Joaquin Valley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before the age of tape recording, the only method of producing a documentary was either by a cumbersome disc-cutting machine, an undependable wire recorder or making it all up...

China Dissidents - May 1990

May 24, 1990 – People Versus Commerce – Election Fever In Moscow

May 24, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 24, 1990 – News of the “Bigger Picture” kind. Today, President Bush announced renewal of China‘s Most Favored Nations trade benefits for an eleventh year, despite continued reprisals and executions of Tiananmen Square protestors from...

Michel Perrault Plays Michel Perrault – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Michel Perrault: Quebec Folk Sketches – CBC Toronto Chamber Orch. Cond. Michel Perrault – CBC 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Michel Perrault this weekend, performed by the CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra, led by the composer. This comes by way of a broadcast transcription made...

President Roosevelt

May 16, 1940 – President Roosevelt: Message To Congress

  May 16, 1940 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt – Address To Joint Session Of Congress – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1940 – An ominous address, made more ominous by news that, just two days before, it was announced Holland had surrendered to German forces and the...