Tagged: Japan

President Eisenhower

President Eisenhower – Report On The 83rd Congress – August 6, 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower and his report to the nation – the report card on the 83rd Congress, delivered August 6, 1953. As was the custom, President Eisenhower delivered a report card to the nation, a status report on how Congress was doing as it was adjourned for the Summer and heading...

Gerhard Oppitz

Gerhard Oppitz With Sir Neville Marriner And The NHK Symphony In Music Of Mozart And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Gerhard Oppitz, piano with the NHK Symphony, guest conducted by Sir Neville Marriner in music of Mozart and Brahms, recorded by NHK, live from Suntory Hall on November 25, 2015. Back over to Tokyo this week for a concert of staples, as given by German pianist...

Francois Leleux

Francois Leleux With Vladimir Ashkenazy And The NHK Symphony In Music Of Strauss, Gluck And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 – Part 2 – Over to Tokyo this week, for a concert by the NHK Symphony,conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy and featuring Belgian oboist (who is also a noted conductor and professor), in a program of music by Richard Strauss, Christoph Gluck and Johannes Brahms. It was recorded just...

Blonde Redhead

Blonde Redhead- Live At SOS 4.8 Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

  Blonde Redhead – Live at SOS 4.8 2016 – Murcia,Spain – May 7, 2016 -RNE Radio 3 – Continuing our sampling of music from the latest SOS 4.8 festival in Murcia Spain this year. Indie/Alt stalwarts Blonde Redhead were a highlight of the proceedings this past Sunday (May 7),...

March 17, 1942

March 17, 1942 – Yanks In Oz – Enter: The Draft

March 17, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 17, 1942 – War in the Pacific is ramping up. U.S. troops arrive on Australian soil, amid fears an invasion by Japan is imminent. Still, repeated air attacks on Japanese positions are putting a crimp in...

March 16, 1942

March 16, 1942 Defending Fortress India

March 16, 1942 – News of the World – NBC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 16, 1942 – A day where focus of attention was on the Far East and the South Pacific. Word that Sir Stafford Cripps was sent on a mission to bolster support for India,...

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – NBC Radio – War Telescope – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 6, 1945 – News from the fighting fronts of World War 2. The big news was the sudden German offensive in Belgium, and the infamous Battle of The Bulge. Word of German advances, pushing...

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – FDR lights the National Christmas Tree, on Christmas Eve 1935. A national ritual since 1923, it was President Roosevelt’s third Christmas celebration in the White House. The country was slowly digging out from one...

‘This Is Serious Business’ – December 10, 1941

‘This Is Serious Business’ – December 10, 1941

– December 10, 1941 – News reports, bulletins, newscasts – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 10, 1941 – the war had entered its 2nd official day, the 3rd since the attack on Pearl Harbor. In that short amount of time, America became fixated with regular, almost...