Daily Archive: May 29, 2013

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Konrad Adenauer And West German Elections – May 29, 1957

Click on the Link here for Audio Player: This day in 1957 we were, not only in the midst of a Cold War with the Soviet Union, we were anxiously looking at the coming elections in West Germany to see where this lynchpin in the East-West powerplay would...

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Saga Of The Nine Old Men – FDR And The Supreme Court In 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room.

  Click on the link here for Audio Player: With the latest storm of controversy over the “court packing issue”, here’s a reminder the concept rears its head every so often, going back to President Andrew Jackson. The biggest incident took place in 1937 when President Roosevelt suggested...

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Dry Martina – In Session At Los Conciertos de Radio 3 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Diving into more Retro tonight, this time by way of Spain. Dry Martina is a combination funk/retro/Spanish-Pop/Soul/Swing and a taste of Louis Prima headed up by singer Laura Insuasti-Malaga. The end result is a tasty, luxuriant blend, enhanced by some...