Monthly Archive: August 2012

Republican Convention 1940 – Wendell Wilkie Acceptance Speech – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: Wilkie Acceptance Speech – 1940 No frills, no send-ups, no films, no slide-shows. Wendell Wilkie accepted the nomination as Presidential candidate for the Republican party in the 1940 election. His speech lasted just a little over six minutes – the demonstration lasted...

Orchestre National de France – Live In Concert Play Music Of Dutilleux, Ibert and de Falla – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio player: Orchestre National in Concert – Aug. 7, 2012 Back to Paris this week with a concert recorded on April 15, 2002 featuring Orchestre National de France, guest conducted by Juanja Mena and featuring cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras playing the Dutilleux Cello Concerto. They...

The Conservatives In 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: NET- Conservatism – 1970 Before the GOP succumbed to the lunatic fringe, becoming a burned out shell of its former self, there was something of a broader definition of who a conservative actually was – and it ran the gamut from staunch...

Eisenhower – Republican Convention – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Eisenhower Acceptance Speech – 1952 As the 2012 Republican Convention gets under way, here is a sampler from another Republican Convention – sixty years ago. General Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers the acceptance speech for his party’s nomination on July 20, 1952. Eisenhower...