Tagged: United States

South Vietnamese Army

November 21, 1961 – The Slippery Slope Of Nation-Building – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1961 – NBC Radio: Emphasis With Chet Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1961 was shaping up to being a very interesting year. It was the first full year of a new administration and the Cold War showed no signs of letting up. Coupled with the growing...

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...

Bley-Sheppard-Swallow Trio

Bley-Sheppard-Swallow Trio – Live In Amsterdam – 2016 – Past Daily Downbeat

Bley-Sheppard-Swallow Trio – live in Amsterdam – recorded at Bimhuis by AVRO, Netherlands – July 15, 2016 – Something of a more contemporary nature this week. A concert by the celebrated Jazz trio of Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard and Steve Swallow. Together for over 20 years, the Trio consists of...

Walter Cronkite and kittens

Walter Cronkite Has A Word About 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Walter Cronkite – News and Commentary – November 5, 1980 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Walter Cronkite – the last election he covered before his retirement was the 1980 Presidential campaign. The Most Trusted Man in America held forth, commenting as the votes were tabulated and,...

Guatemala Votes

November 10, 1990 – America Fishes For Support – Guatemala Goes To The Polls – Keating Goes To Court

November 10, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 10, 1990 – busy news day, no shortage of cliff-hangers. Secretary of State James Baker met with French officials in an attempt to drum-up support for the pending invasion of Kuwait on this day. Reports...

Election 1960

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night In America

Election Night 1960 – CBS News – November 8-9, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 8 and 9, 1960 – America votes – America waits – America bites its collective nails. Lest you all think the election of 2016 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...

IAMX - Chris Corner

IAMX – In Concert 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

IAMX – In Concert from The Casbah, San Diego California – October 7, 2016 IAMX tonight in concert, purportedly from The Casbah in San Diego this past October 7th. Last night I ran a session from the criminally neglected and overlooked Talk Talk, and periodically write about bands from earlier...