Tagged: Vietnam

May 1970 Protests

May 1970 – Spring Of Discontent

May 1970 – Discussion over the events at Kent and Jackson State College – KPFK-Pacifica May 1970 – Some called it the turning point in the country’s mood toward the Vietnam War. The protests and discontent had been on the rise ever since the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964, and...

College campus unrest

To Be A College President In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Comment – Former President of Wisconsin State College Fred Harrington – May 2, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since we’re coming up on an anniversary – the shootings at Kent State during an anti-War Protest, on May 4,1970, I was reminded of how embattled the position of College...

April 4, 1959 - President Eisenhower

April 4, 1959 – President Eisenhower Talks About Vietnam – Past Daily Reference Room

  April 4, 1959 – President Eisenhower Addresses Students at Gettysburg College – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 4, 1959 – President Eisenhower, in an address to the students at Gettysburg College, talked about our nations security and the potential hotspots around the world in 1959. Although it didn’t...

Summer 1967 – You’re Dial Hopping And It’s A Toss Between Humble Harve And B. Mitchel Reed – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! Summer 1967 – KFWB – B. Mitchel Reed – KHJ – Humble Harve – KHJ – The Real Don Steele – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer 1967 – AM radio still reigns supreme. But the songs are suddenly longer, and edgier. No way of getting around...

A Deadline Nears – A Conference Opens – September 4, 1995

A Deadline Nears – A Conference Opens – September 4, 1995

– CBS World News Roundup – September 4, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for September 4th, 20 years ago looked and sounded like this: Negotiations for the settlement in the Bosnia crisis were underway, but a dizzying amount of conditions being slapped on that settlement ahead of...

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

The Gloomy Message From Saigon – July 20, 1965

– WCBS News + CBS World News Roundup – July 20, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, we were looking at a Summer awash with gloomy reports, agitated people and uncertain times. After a whirlwind 5-day fact-finding tour of South Vietnam, Defense Secretary McNamara boarded...

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

Bombing The North – June 29, 1966

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Bombs In the North – Special Report – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 49 years ago – the Vietnam War escalated one more notch. In what was known...

‘With A Birthright Of Hatred – A Compulsion Toward Violence’ – 1969 Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America: The Vision And The Violence – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the latest act of horrific violence visited on, of all places, a Church Bible Study in Charleston South Carolina yesterday, the...

A Conversation With Lennon And McCartney – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Conversation With Lennon And McCartney – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Newsfront Interview with Lennon and McCartney – May 11, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Unlike the Billie Holiday interview last week, this interview with John Lennon and Paul McCartney has been discovered recently and has been...

Capitol Hill Finger Pointing – June 4, 1954

Capitol Hill Finger Pointing – June 4, 1954

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Fulton Lewis Jr News – Frank Edwards News – June 4, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1954, most of it was involving the famous Army-McCarthy Hearings going on in Washington. On this particular day, Democratic...