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Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams Trio – Live At Keystone Corner 1977 – Past Daily Downbeat

Mary Lou Williams Trio – Live at Keystone Corner, San Francisco – April 29, 1977 – KPFA – Anybody who has even a passing interest in Jazz knows the name Mary Lou Williams – Artists, arranger, composer, band leader; Mary Lou Williams was one of the true innovators in Jazz...

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

. . . .click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 60 years ago, a Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot...

No Hot New Electronic Gizmos This Year – December 22, 1997

No Hot New Electronic Gizmos This Year – December 22, 1997

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 22, 1997 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the years that was winding up on a fragile note, this particular December 22nd in 1997. A 14-hour whirlwind tour of Sarajevo...

Berkeley Takes A Dive – Judy Takes A Tumble – June 30, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from KMPC-Los Angeles – June 30, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not all the news that happened on this June 30th in 1968, but enough to keep you on your toes. During one of their hourly “news capsules”, KMPC...

Trouble At The Knowledge Factory – Berkeley Free Speech Movement – December 2, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Berkeley Free Speech Movement – 1964 – KPFA/Pacifica Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Although it started two months earlier, this day in 1964 marked a turning point in the Protest movement in the U.S. In 1964 students at UC...