Daily Archive: August 11, 2015

On Tenterhooks And Turns Of Phrase – August 11, 1945

On Tenterhooks And Turns Of Phrase – August 11, 1945

– Special Report by Morgan Beatty, State Department – August 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More suspense, this August 11th in 1945. Following a day of premature celebration came a day of waiting. Diplomatic cables passing back and forth between legations in Switzerland – relayed to the...

‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ – August 11, 1965

‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ – August 11, 1965

– Watts Riot – 2-Way Communications and street reports – KMPC-AM – August 11-15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, on August 11, 1965, in what began as a routine traffic stop escalated into one of the most violent and destructive riots of the 1960s....

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Television Personalities – In Session for John Peel – September 1, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Television Personalities, despite a constantly changing lineup, are still (reportedly) together since their initial formation in 1978. Founded and headed by Dan Treacy, Television Personalities has weathered much controversy, including extended jail...