Category “’68: The Fire Last Time”

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 5 – Lessons Learned)

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 5 – Lessons Learned) Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith leads a panel discussion on the events that occured in Baltimore following the April 1968 assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.http://archives.ubalt.edu/bsr/archival-resources/audio/firelasttime_pt5.mp3

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 4 – Backlash)

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 4) “’68: The Fire Last Time,” Part 4 Sunni Khalid – Narrator This week marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil unrest that erupted in 125 cities and towns across the nation, including Baltimore. The unrest in Baltimore […]

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 3 – Explosion)

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 3) “’68: The Fire Last Time,” Narrated By Sunni Khalid In Part 2, we look at the situation which Baltimore faced following the tragic news from Memphis. On April 3rd – the day before Dr. King’s assassination, one of Baltimore’s afternoon papers, The News American, began a series of […]

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 2 – Reaction)

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 2) “’68: The Fire Last Time,” Narrated By Sunni Khalid In Part 2, we look at the situation which Baltimore faced following the tragic news from Memphis. On April 3rd – the day before Dr. King’s assassination, one of Baltimore’s afternoon papers, The News American, began a series of […]

“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 1 – Gathering Storm)

http://archives.ubalt.edu/bsr/archival-resources/audio/firelasttime_pt1.mp3“’68: The Fire Last Time,” (Part 1) “’68: The Fire Last Time,” Part 1 Narrated By Sunni Khalid By the Spring of 1968, the national mood of optimism that began the decade had been replaced by anxiety. A half-million American troops were in South Vietnam and the steady troop losses from the bitter conflict had […]