History

President Eisenhower - 1956

Hindsight ’56 – 1956 Election Postmortem – November 11,1956 – Past Daily Reference Rom

Election 1956 – Aftermath and Postmortem – NBC Radio – November 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election ’56 – Sixty years ago this week, they were mulling over the staggering loss of the Democrats in their bid to re-take the White House. Incumbent President Eisenhower won by...

Rome - November 1947

November 15, 1947 – Winter Of Discontent

November 15, 1947 – NBC Radio – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1947 – An approaching Winter and a time of much discontent. The slow rebuilding of Europe was complicated by mass flooding which wiped out crops and added a severe food shortage...

Ayatollah Montazeri

November 14, 1986 – Sanctions Against Syria – Selling Arms To Iran

November 14,1986 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 14, 1986 – while the world reacted to the White House‘ further sanctions against Syria and the government of Hafaz Assad for fostering terrorism. The Reagan Administration tightened the screws on the Assad government,...

Aline van Barentzen

Aline Van Barentzen And Pierre Dervaux With The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Manen – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Christian Manen – Piano Concerto – Aline van Barentzen w/The ORTF Symphony, Pierre Dervaux, cond. – 1965 – ORTF – The music of Christian Manen this week – a French composer, still very much with us and with a prodigious output of some 180 (and counting) compositions for Orchestra, soloists,...

Guatemala Votes

November 10, 1990 – America Fishes For Support – Guatemala Goes To The Polls – Keating Goes To Court

November 10, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 10, 1990 – busy news day, no shortage of cliff-hangers. Secretary of State James Baker met with French officials in an attempt to drum-up support for the pending invasion of Kuwait on this day. Reports...

Carter Concession - 1980

November 9, 1980 – The End Of The Week That Was. Carter Concedes.

November 9, 1980 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 9, 1980 – the end of a tumultuous week in politics. The Reagan landslide. The election which was called before the polls closed on the West Coast, where Jimmy Carter called Ronald...

Van Morrison

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – October 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them tonight – maybe a slight distraction or an antidote. Van Morrison, lead singer of Them before he went solo and on to a decades long career (still going strong) and part of...

Election 1960

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night In America

Election Night 1960 – CBS News – November 8-9, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 8 and 9, 1960 – America votes – America waits – America bites its collective nails. Lest you all think the election of 2016 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...

Pete Wilson - election 1990

November 7, 1990 – Election Day, Come And Gone In 1990

November 7, 1990 – Post-Election News – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 7, 1990 – it was the morning after the election and a dismal 35% turnout in what was described as the lowest for anoff-year election in history. Not much had changed, although...