Tagged: Washington

Nikita Khruschev - 1959

A Khrushchev Press Conference – September 27, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Nikita Khrushchev Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington D.C.– September 27, 1959. After a whirlwind tour of the U.S., which included a refusal by Walt Disney to let Khrushchev visit Disneyland, the Soviet Premier gave his final press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. before...

Chapterhouse

Chapterhouse – Live At The Marquee 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Chapterhouse – live at The Marquee, London – September 3, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Chapterhouse tonight. One of the bands heralded by the Press as part of the wave of Shoegaze in the late 80s/early 90s, Chapterhouse initially sought to distance themselves from any specific genre....

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin – On Speaking Freely – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bayard Rustin is a name synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s, but also was an Anti-War activist, campaigner for Gay Rights and economic stability within the Black community. As...

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – War On Poverty – LBJ’s State Of The Union

January 8, 1964 – LBJ’s State Of The Union message – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1964 – the first State of The Union message from LBJ, his first message since being thrust into office on November of 1963: President Johnson: “This administration today, here and now, declares...

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

– President Jimmy Carter – Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the recent news regarding the health of former President Carter, I thought it would appropriate to start running some of his past addresses and speeches, as a reminder of the man who...

Glass Animals – Live At Les Inrocks Philips Festival – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Editon

Glass Animals – Live At Les Inrocks Philips Festival – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Editon

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Glass Animals – live at Les Inrocks Philips Festival – November 7, 2014 – Le Mouv Oxford Indie band Glass Animals tonight, recorded in concert at last years Les Inrocks Philips Festival on November 7, 2014....

Another Kidnapping In Beirut – March 16, 1985

Another Kidnapping In Beirut – March 16, 1985

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 16, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in March, 30 years ago had much to do with another kidnapping in Beirut; the third in as many days....

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 2, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As war swept over the world, and battles raged from the South Pacific to the outskirts of Moscow, news was pessimistic but...

The Tap-Dance Called Detente – Henry Kissinger Press Conference – October 12, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR Special Program – Secretary Of State Henry Kissinger Press Conference – October 12, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the Yom Kippur (or Ramadan) War going full-tilt, and what was looking like an ever-increasing chance of an East-West showdown...

Out Of One Frying Pan – October 10, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WOR News – October 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the War over, and peace settling in, October 10th, 1945 was a day loaded with transition, and frustration, and a new set of concerns. Domestically, the adjustment to peacetime...