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April 15, 1985

April 15, 1985 – In Praise Of Gizmos

  April 15, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Busy day in space, April 15, 1985. The Shuttle Discovery crew was up early, readying for a battery of tests and an attempt to rescue a wayward satellite, spinning out of control. Hopes were pinned...

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater And The Plan For 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Barry Goldwater – Meet The Press – August 5, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Barry Goldwater; part of a new and vocal breed of the Conservative wing of the Republican Party in 1962. Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater represented what was described as the extreme element of the GOP....

1960: America’s Moral Crisis  – Past Daily Reference Room

1960: America’s Moral Crisis – Past Daily Reference Room

1960 – America’s Moral Crisis – The Open Mind – May 1, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1960 – America’s Moral Crisis. Yes, there was one, and people were starting to notice. American was becoming a hedonistic place; high on greed, low on morals. Lying, corruption and white...

January 11, 1956 – Will He, Or Won’t He?

January 11, 1956 – Will He, Or Won’t He?

  January 11, 1956 – Listen To Washington – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 11, 1956 – this day 60 years ago was all about speculation over whether or not President Eisenhower would seek a second term in office. His health issues had many concerned –...

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...

Panama Handover - Dec. 14, 1999

Terrorists, Tripp And An Early Handover – December 14, 1999

December 14, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrorists, threats and scandals marked much of this December 14th in 1999 – inching closer to the end of the millennium and a lot of news being crammed into the last couple of weeks. The threat...

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Love In America 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Love In America – Conversation 1955 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Love in America in 1955. It didn’t seem like such a hot-button topic, but people were starting to question things; the status quo, the reason why some traditions were the way they were. In...

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

– World News Reports – November 30, 1961 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News of the world, for this last day of November in 1961, had just about everything to do with the Cold War. The situation in Santo Domingo and the unrest, many felt was...

IBEYI – Live At Unaltrofestival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

IBEYI – Live At Unaltrofestival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

  – IBEYI – live at Unaltrofestival 2015 – Milan – July 7, 2015 – RAI Radio 2 – Checking out some of the festivals I missed earlier this season (there were way too many to check out the first time around), I ran across this set from IBEYI, which...