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# 259 - 1963: Music and Headlines


2:00:10 minutes (110.02 MB)

Tonight on the show, we're going back to 1963, which was a very turbulent year here at home. President Kennedy was assassinated. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington. The Vietnam War starts to heat up. A woman goes into space.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Boston Celtics
NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
NFL: Chicago Bears
AFL: San Diego Chargers
College Football: Texas
College Basketball: Loyola of Chicago (yup)
Big Ten Football: Illinois
Master's: Jack Nicklaus (first-ever major golf win for Nicklaus)
Ohio High School Basketball: Columbus East High Tigers

TONYS:
Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Musical: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

EMMYS:
Comedy: The Dick Van Dyke Show (CBS)
Drama: The Defenders (CBS)
Program of the Year: The Tunnel - NBC News (NBC)

LINKS:
1963, The Year The Beatles Found Their Voice: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/06/the-year-the-beatle...
The World in 1963: https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2013/02/50-years-ago-the-world-in-1963...
Sports in 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/sports.html
Arts & Entertainment in 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/ae63.html
(More) Headlines from 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/headlinesof63.html
The People's History, 1963: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1963.html
(Yet More) Headlines from 1963: http://www.the60sofficialsite.com/The_Headlines_of_1963.html

Songs of Struggle - March 6, 2015


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Songs of Struggle
Friday March 6, 2015
North Baptist Church: 76 E. Charleston Ave. (Clintonville)
(614) 263-3851

Conscious Voices Julian Bond in Columbus


59:38 minutes (54.61 MB)

If you missed seeing Julian Bond in Columbus on MLK commemoration day, speaking at the Lincoln Theater to an overflow crowd, WCRS was there to record it. In this edition we also have a panel discussion from the National Urban League on the state of Black FEMALE America.

Conscious Voices Moral Monday March, and more Coal spills


59:45 minutes (54.7 MB)

More Coal ash spills - BIG ones! in West Virginia and North Carolina, and a huge demonstration in Raleigh, North Carolina (80,000+!) on a host of issues stemming from the ALEC agenda - and the commercial and "public" media largely ignored it. No coverage, nationally on NPR at all. We've got it here.

The Other Side of the News Jan 20 2014 - King's legacy


29:51 minutes (27.32 MB)

Bob Fitrakis and Marilyn Howard discuss King's legacy

The Other Side of the News - July 22, 2013 - Ohio State Highway Patrol harassing Driving Park citizens


29:51 minutes (27.32 MB)

Bob Fitrakis and Michael Aaron discuss the problems on the near east side of Columbus in Driving Park with the new Highway Patrol Center located near there and 700 tickets written to citizens in six months

Conscious Voices MLK special


59:18 minutes (54.3 MB)

MLK's speech; "Why I Oppose the War on Viet Nam", Danny Glover reading John Lewis' original, un-redacted speech that was to have been delivered at the March on Washington, John Lewis speaking at the 2012 Democratic Convention, and a Democracy Now report on the Wilmington 10, who we3re pardoned on Dec. 31, 2012

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