Tagged: Federal Communications Commission

Rudolf Barshai

Rudolf Barshai With Philip Fowke And The Bournemouth Symphony Play Russian Music – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudolf Barshai with Philip Fowke – Music Of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky – March 1983 – BBC Radio 3 – Another classic concert this week. This time featuring the celebrated Russian conductor Rudolf Barshai, leading his Bournemouth Symphony in music of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. He is joined by pianist Philip Fowke...

A Taste Of Top-40 In 1958 – WABC With Alan Freed – August 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

A Taste Of Top-40 In 1958 – WABC With Alan Freed – August 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WABC New York – Alan Freed + – 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the interesting things about listening to actual history, as opposed to the recreation of it, is how much gets glossed over...

When The FCC Played Hardball – An Address By Frank McNinch, FCC Commissioner – November 12, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – FCC Chairman Frank McNinch address – Nov. 12, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Bearing in mind that Radio was the modern technological advance in 1938, Television was only in experimental stages, and computers weren’t even considered,...

A Vast Wasteland Revisited – The FCC In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Options – The FCC – January 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1961 then-FCC Commissioner Newton Minow took the broadcast industry to task for offering what he called “A vast Wasteland” of inane and pointless programming. The very public...