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Rome - November 1947

November 15, 1947 – Winter Of Discontent

November 15, 1947 – NBC Radio – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1947 – An approaching Winter and a time of much discontent. The slow rebuilding of Europe was complicated by mass flooding which wiped out crops and added a severe food shortage...

The Dayton Peace Conference

November 1,1995 – Rendezvous In Dayton

November 1, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 1,1995. The Dayton peace conference began today. Balkan leaders gathered in Dayton Ohio for a series of Peace Talks, hosted by Secretary of State Warren Christopher in an attempt to finally bring peace to the...

Sadat-Begin

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin And The Peace Prize

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin Peace Prize + other news – CBS/NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 28, 1978 began on a hopeful note – announced the previous evening, the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was being awarded to Egypt‘s Anwar Sadat and Israel‘s Menachem Begin. The reason...

U.S. Sailors on leave - October 1941

October 17, 1941 – Steps Closer To War

October 17, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – News Here and Abroad – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 17, 1941 – With war slowly becoming a real possibility, a two-ocean crisis was developing and changes in the Japanese government made war more of an eventuality than ever. German submarines...

Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich With Claudio Abaddo And The Mahler Chamber Orchestra In Music Of Ravel And Debussy – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Martha Argerich, piano – with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra – conducted by Claudio Abaddo – April 21, 2011 – RAI Radio 3 – Piano legend Martha Argerich this week. In concert from Rome and featuring the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the venerable Claudio Abaddo in music of Ravel and...

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser

January 25, 1956 – An Ike Presser

January 25, 1956 – President Eisenhower Weekly Press Briefing – January 25, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1956 – 60 years ago today, President Eisenhower faced a barrage of Journalists inquiries as part of his regular routine of keeping the Press informed about the goings on...

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...

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

If Cities Could Talk – Toledo In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC Radio – Report On America: Toledo – October 15, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In sharp contrast to the nature of America cities in 2015, looking at the average American city in 1949 offers up a huge difference between the city of the past and the...

The View From Red Square – September 14, 1955

The View From Red Square – September 14, 1955

– NBC Radio – This Is Moscow – September 14, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Billed as “the gradual opening up of The Soviet Union“, Moscow was busy playing host to a number of Western dignitaries, this week of September 14th in 1955. Konrad Adenauer, West Germany’s Premier,...