Daily Archive: September 6, 2012

FDR Accepts The Nomination – 1932 Democratic Convention – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: FDR – 1932 Convention address As we get ready to close the 2012 Democratic convention tonight, I thought I would run another closing speech, this one from Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, accepting the party’s nomination for President in that harrowing year. Franklin...

The State Of Social Security In 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: America United-Social Security 6-27-48 In my continuing coverage of the Health Care debate and its historic place in our political life, here comes another debate via the NBC Radio program “America United” hosted by David Brinkley from June 27, 1948. This debate,...

John Cage – Happy 100th – German Radio Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for audio player – part 1: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 1 Click on the link here for audio player – part 2: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 2 September 5th 2012 marked the hundredth birthday of Avant-Garde/Experimental Composer John Cage. So to...