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Modern Jazz Quartet - MJQ

Modern Jazz Quartet – Live In Oslo 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Modern Jazz Quartet – live at Newport Jazz Festival, Oslo – October 21, 1970 – NRK Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) this week. An extraordinary group, who not only typified Cool Jazz but became the model of restraint and elegance, using a sophisticated counterpoint,...

February 22, 1941 – Night Raid On Swansea

February 22, 1941 – Night Raid On Swansea

February 22, 1941 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1941 – Washington’s birthday, and celebrations all over the U.S., while another night of raids and counter-raids went on in Europe. On this night it was another German raid over the coastal Welsh town...

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Political issues – The Open Mind – January 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1960 – same as it always was; speculation, mulling over the issues, who was a frontrunner, what did each of the parties want – who was likely to be sitting...

Hamilton Fish And The Question Of Isolationism – Nov. 23, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Hamilton Fish And The Question Of Isolationism – Nov. 23, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Hamilton Fish Radio address – November 23, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the war in Europe was entering its second year, the calls for increased U.S. involvement, aside from it’s sending aid to Britain, were getting louder and more persistent. A movement to maintain...

‘This Is A Flawed Policy, Wrapped In Illusion’ – November 18, 2005

‘This Is A Flawed Policy, Wrapped In Illusion’ – November 18, 2005

– CBS Weekend Roundup – Week Ending November 18, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 10 years ago today – not that long ago, but the issues are the same; the reactions and fallout are the same. In a strange way much has changed, but ultimately nothing has, in...

All The Arm Twisting And All The Jaw-Boning – October 5, 1990

All The Arm Twisting And All The Jaw-Boning – October 5, 1990

  – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – October 5, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – While sabers continued to rattle in the Middle East, and while Berlin was still nursing the hangover of celebrations, the age-old/never ending saga of threatened Government Shutdowns once again visited Capitol...

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow and The News With Don Hollenbeck – CBS Radio – August 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1951 was seemingly one disaster after the next. Starting with news of the crash of United Airlines Flight 615 near Oakland California, killing all on...

Hollywood Commies – Hollywood Gossip – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Hollywood Commies – Hollywood Gossip – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– Let’s Go, Hollywood! with George Fisher – September 12, 1951 – KNX-AM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Politics and Popular Culture – not a new phenomenon. During the Postwar/Cold War period, the Red Scare sweeping over America was seemingly everywhere – from Hollywood to Chewing gum. The paranoia...

Escape From Iran, With Love From Canada – February 3, 1980

Escape From Iran, With Love From Canada – February 3, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World This Week – February 3, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The big news for the week which ended on this February 3rd in 1980 was the successful escape of 6 Americans who...