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The Members - In session for John Peel 0

The Members In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Members – in session for John Peel – April 1, 1981 – BBC Radio 1. Become a Patron! The Members in session tonight. Their third and last session for John Peel at BBC Radio 1, recorded on April 1, 1981 and broadcast on the 13th of that month. The...

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President Harry Truman - April 8, 1952 0

April 8, 1952 – President Truman Issues Executive Order 10340 – The White House Seizes Control Of The Steel Industries

April 8, 1952 – President Harry Truman issues Executive Order over the Steel Strike – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! From 1950-1953, the United States was involved in the Korean War. To fund the war, Truman originally wanted to increase taxes and implement credit controls to limit...

Fountains Of Wayne - Live at Wiggins Park 2007 0

Fountains Of Wayne – In Concert – 2007 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (RIP: Adam Schlesinger – 1967-2020)

Fountains Of Wayne – Live at Wiggins Park, Camden New Jersey – July 20, 2007 – WXPN-FM broadcast – Become a Patron! Fountains Of Wayne in concert tonight. Another tribute, another dose of sad news, another reason to wonder about the big picture and another loss. Tonight it’s the sad...

Magazines in the 1950s 0

1955 – “Is Our Magazine Press Living Up To The Responsibility Of Informing And Educating The American Public?” – Past Daily Reference Room

We’re here because of Patrons like you: Become a Patron! May 5, 1955 – Although the status of the American Magazine wasn’t the general premise of the program, the intent certainly brought home the fact that the Press in this country had been falling down on the job for a...

Police and Pickets - The Labor movement 0

March 1941 – Strikes, Sit-downs And Walk-outs. Organized Labor And Ford – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Between 1937 and 1941, several thousand workers were fired from Ford plants on suspicion of being union activists or even sympathizers. Ford’s black officials along with black ministers and Urban League officials spoke to black workers at Ford and to their families arguing that the UAW would...

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Music Of Oscar Van Hemel – Theo Olof And Paul Hupperts With The Utrecht Symphony – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Oscar Van Hemel – Violin Concerto – Theo Olof, Violin – Utrecht Symphony Orchestra- Paul Hupperts, Cond. VPRO Transcription – 1948 – Become a Patron! Music of Belgian/Dutch composer Oscar Van Hemel this weekend. His violin concerto, as performed on this Radio Nederland transcription disc with Theo Olof, Violin and...