Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton Talks About Buster Keaton – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Buster Keaton interview – BBC Radio – circa 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Buster Keaton. A name synonymous with the early days of Hollywood and the Golden Age of Silent film, Keaton was one of the masters of physical comedy – an art form he perfected from his...

Cole Porter

Star-Studded Protest – 1941 – Weekend Gallimaufry

ASCAP Protest program Number 2 – 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A star-studded protest – all in the name of music and rights and royalties. This one happened in 1941 and was about the three major radio networks refusing to air music licensed by ASCAP because of an...

Charlie Chaplin - Max Linder

The Silent Clowns – Walter Kerr 1976 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Silent Clowns – interview with Walter Kerr – 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Silent Clowns – an era where film was just getting started – where narrative, plot and personalities were in their infancy and where Comedy was slapstick and sight gags reigned supreme. The Silent...

J. Robert Oppenheimer Has A Word About Science And Culture – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

J. Robert Oppenheimer Has A Word About Science And Culture – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

J. Robert Oppenheimer – Lecture at Colorado University – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – J. Robert Oppenheimer. Often referred to as The Father of The Atomic Bomb, was one of several physicists who were working on the Manhattan Project, the development of a nuclear bomb during World War...

Chester Himes Talks About Writing – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Chester Himes Talks About Writing – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Chester Himes – Interviewed on Soul! – March 15, 1972 – NET-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Chester Himes – one of the great American writers of the 20th century, was one of many artists of color who emigrated to Europe and settled in Paris in order to leave prejudice...

Charles Bukowski Talks About Bukowski – 1971 – Weekend Gallimaufry

Charles Bukowski Talks About Bukowski – 1971 – Weekend Gallimaufry

Charles Bukowski – talks about his life and reads his poetry – KPFK – Sept. 7, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Bukowski – probably one of the most influential, controversial and misunderstood writers of the 20th century. His work was banned, lambasted, vilified and ultimately celebrated by...

The Eisenhower Years – 1953-1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Eisenhower Years – 1953-1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Eisenhower Years – CBS Radio News – January 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The Eisenhower Years – the years that started in January of 1953 and ended in January of 1961. Years which saw a Cold War, a Space Race, a Population explosion, a wave of independence...

It’s January 10, 1950 – You’re In San Francisco – It’s Rainy, It’s Cold And You Love Fried Food – Weekend Pop Chronicles

It’s January 10, 1950 – You’re In San Francisco – It’s Rainy, It’s Cold And You Love Fried Food – Weekend Pop Chronicles

January 10, 1950 – KCBS – This Is San Francisco – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 10, 1950 – if you were living in San Francisco, this day in 1950 fell on a Tuesday. It was a typical day – mostly uneventful. It was raining (as usual), it was...

Gospel Music In America 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Gospel Music In America 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

NPR: Options – Gospel Music In America – 1974 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Gospel Music in America. A long, engrossing history of a music which has touched many people and many genres and continues to inspire, evoke and influence every aspect of music in America today. This...

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Sophie Tucker Story – October 16, 1953 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sophie Tucker – a name completely unfamiliar to most people. She was one of the biggest stars of the Vaudeville stage in the early years of the last century. And later became...