Tagged: Vietnam

October 7, 1967 – Body Bags In Vietnam – Death Of Hippy: Funeral In The Haight

Be a Patron and download for free: Become a Patron! Another day with the world slightly askew, this October 7th in 1967. Reports that, despite claims the rebels in Biafra were a thing of the past, explosions were heard in the Nigerian Capitol of Lagos and speculation all the fighting...

September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

Last night it was 1972 - This morning it's 1959

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

Youth in protest

Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

Florynce Kennedy - 1968

December 13, 1968 – President-elect Nixon Unveils His Cabinet – Florynce Kennedy Has A Few Words About It

December 13, 1968 – EET: Newsfront – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 13, 1968 – Busy news day – at home and abroad. Starting with Defense Secretary-designate Melvin Laird saying in a press conference earlier that he hoped the war in Vietnam would be over by the time they...

Smoking Marijuana

“The Drug Problem Has Exploded Into Frightening Proportions” – John E. Ingersoll: Bureau Of Narcotics And Dangerous Drugs – 1970

John E. Ingersoll – Bureau Of Narcotics And Dangerous Drugs – Meet The Press – August 16, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1970, statistics showed that the drug problem in the U.S. had achieved epidemic proportions – the leader in this perceived problem was Marijuana. According to...

Robert McNamara News Conf. Aug. 6, 1964

August 6, 1964 – A McNamara News Conference – View From The Pentagon

Robert McNamara News Conference – August 6, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara held a news conference on August 6, 1964 to update news media on the rapidly-escalating situation in Vietnam. After the initial incident, and U.S. retaliation, there were no reports of additional...

Counter-culture Americana

“Not Necessarily Beautiful But . . . Stoned” – Drugs And Counterculture Americana – 1970 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Drug Scene In America – Groovin’ – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – America’s long-standing love affair with all things distracting. Drugs, by the late 1960s were just as much part of American culture as Hot Dogs. Part of it was understandable – if you were...

Jane Kennedy

Jane Kennedy – Activist In The Service Of Moral Values 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jane Kennedy – Activist – CBC Radio Documentary – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jane Kennedy is a name not immediately familiar to a lot of people, and only a bit more familiar to people who remember the Vietnam War era and the Protest movements which sprung up...