Tagged: Violence

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The World Stopped At Utøya – Terror Paints Oslo – July 23-25, 2011

July 25, 2011 – BBC World News – Report on Oslo terror attack aftermath – BBC World Service July 25, 2011 – a day of vigils and soul-searching. The worst terror attack in Norway since World War 2 left the country reeling, devastated and in shock. The gunman, 32 year-old...

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World: Comic Books – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 50s galloped on, and as the Cold War brought with it a certain fear, paranoia and fatalist look at...


Oh, Those Kids . . . . – February 28, 1997

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 28, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1997 (also a Friday) had much to do with the subject of Teen smoking. A new law, starting this day, was slated to...


Big Trouble In Little Cyprus – February 12, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WXYZ-AM, Detroit – Morning Report – February 12, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to popular belief that the world changed in 1964, based on the happenings on The Ed Sullivan Show a few days earlier, it was the business-as-usual...


Mass Murder And The Jesus Fixation – December 31, 1966 – Past Daily: Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News Of The World For 1966 – December 31, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If someone was to attempt to pinpoint exactly when things started to go haywire, they would most likely land on 1966. For all intents...


Virginia School Desegregation In 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio player: CBS Radio – Virginia Integration – 1958 When the Supreme Court handed down its decision on Brown vs.The Board of Education, declaring segregated schools unconstitutional in 1954, you would have thought the school districts around the U.S. would be quick in complying....


Coup In Moscow – August 21, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio player: Coup in Russia – August 21, 1991 News for this August 21st in 1991 had to do with the shocking turn of events in Russia. In the early hours of the morning, a coup staged by Kremlin hardliners ousted Mikhail Gorbachev and...


Protest In 1968: The Young Rebels – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: The Young Rebels – 1968 In case you forgot or weren’t around at the time, 1968 was a tumultuous year in our history. It was the year just about everything fell apart. From the war in Vietnam, to assassinations of much-loved leaders,...


The Temptations – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the Link: The Temptations – Ball Of Confusion – 1970 Forty-two years ago The Temptations summed it all up with Ball Of Confusion. Forty-two years later, they’re still summing it up. The ball of confusion stays the same. Turn it up and dig the words.