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Farmingdale - May 16, 1938

Soon Over Farmingdale – America’s First Air Raid Drill – May 16, 1938

  Farmingdale Long Island – Eyewitness reports of First Air Raid Drill in U.S. – May 16, 1938 – WOR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With ominous war clouds gathering over Europe, the question of preparedness in America was being considered. War was going to be different in the...

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...

March 7, 1983

March 7, 1983 – Europe Goes To The Polls

March 7, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1983 – They were going to the polls in Europe. And the results were unexpected. Germany’s Conservative Chancellor Helmut Kohl won voter approval of the way he ran...

Temples – Live At Oüi-FM Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Temples – Live At Oüi-FM Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Temples – Live At Oüi-FM Festival, Paris – June 23, 2015 – Oüi-FM – Earlier during this festival season, I posted a Temples gig at the Best Kept Secret Festival in Holland from June 20. Here is another performance by this seemingly everywhere-band, recorded three days later in Paris...

Orchestre De La Suisse Romande  With Edmond Appia Play Music Of Roger Vuataz – 1950 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

Orchestre De La Suisse Romande With Edmond Appia Play Music Of Roger Vuataz – 1950 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

– Vuataz: Petit Concert for Orchestra (1932) – l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande – Edmond Appia, cond. – circa 1950 – Geneva Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Back over to Geneva for more Radio studio sessions featuring l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande conducted by Edmond Appia and recorded circa...

Väinö Tanner And The Russo-Finnish War Of 1940 – March 15, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Väinö Tanner And The Russo-Finnish War Of 1940 – March 15, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Finnish Foreign Minister Väinö Tanner – March 15, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Unless you were studying the history of World War 2 and the events leading up to it, you may have missed this war...

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

‘We’re Living In Fascinating Times’ – November 10, 1989

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – News reports – November 10, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On November 10th, 25 years ago, the world looked on with amazement at what started off as a set of half-measure reforms quickly...

The Trouble With Greece – December 5, 1944

Click on th e link here for Audio Player: News for Dec. 5, 1944 With all the upbeat reports coming in on this December 5th in 1944, the worrisome part had to do with the goings on in Athens. Otherwise, reports of Gen. Patton’s 3rd Army were driving deep into...