Daily Archive: September 18, 2012

TV News In 1974 – Terrible then – Bliss By Comparison? Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Critique of Evening News Shows-1974 Somebody once said the definition of hitting a bottom was when you couldn’t lower your standards fast enough. I have often thought we’ve hit that bottom in 2012. A lot of people thought we hit that bottom...

1956 Elections – Arguing The Fine Points Of Peace And Prosperity – Past Daily Reference Room

1956 Elections – Arguing The Fine Points Of Peace And Prosperity – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum – 1956 Election – Jan. 29, 1956 As the 1956 Presidential election season got underway, the slogan used by the incumbent Republicans most argued was “Peace and Prosperity”. In this debate, part of the American Forum radio series from January...

The Kinks In Session – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Kinks In Session – Dec. 13, 1965 In what would wind up their last session at the BBC for two years, The Kinks cut three tracks on December 13, 1965. Here’s what’s on the player tonight: Kinks BBC Session December 13, 1965...