Tagged: Agence France Presse

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers – Astoria, London – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Manic Street Preachers – Live At the Astoria, London – December 1994 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Manic Street Preachers to start off the week. From a concert given at the Astoria in London on December 1994, during a period of considerable upset within the band, and...

Pierre Germain

Pierre Germain – Songs Of Jean Rivier 1953 – Paris Radio – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Germain, Baritone with Odette Pigot, piano – Three Songs by Jean Rivier – ORTF, Paris – circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pierre Germain, was a brilliant star-on-the-rise at The Opera-Comique in Paris as well as the recital and concert stage, until a car accident in 1963...

June 1,1981 - President Reagan

June 1, 1981 – Arm-Twisting With A Smile

June 1, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 1, 1981 – a day of politicking. On Capitol Hill it was about the Reagan budget, the tax cuts, the defense spending and where was all the money going to come from....

Downliners Sect

Downliners Sect – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Downliners Sect – John Peel Session – Sept. 27, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – It’s highly likely that the name Downliners Sect isn’t going to ring many bells with American audiences. Around during the first British Invasion of the early 1960s, Downliners Sect were a band a lot of...

Secretary of State James Byrnes

Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Secretary of State James Byrnes – Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the slow road to Peace was underway, bumpy at times. The latest round of Peace talks took place in Paris in May of 1946. The first meeting,...

Earl Browder

Earl Browder – An American Communist In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Earl Browder – Meet The Press – April 20, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Earl Browder, former head of the Communist Party in America, is interviewed on Meet The Press, from April 20, 1949. In the midst of the Cold War and the intense wave of fear which...

Common Market - 1962

Before It Was The EU It Was The Common Market – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Common Market – Interviews and reports – BBC World Service – 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before we had the European Union, we had The Common Market. Formed in 1957 and initially consisting of six European countries; France, West Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, The Netherlands and Belgium. The purpose...

April 26, 1986

April 26, 1986 – The Trouble With Libya

April 26, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1986 – 30 years ago today, everyone was pointing fingers at Libya. With a connection to a recent discotheque bombing in Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen and injured many others, along with allegations...