Daily Archive: January 30, 2014


Smile – In Session At RNE Radio 3, Madrid – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Smile in session at Los Conciertos de Radio 3 – Radio Nacional de España, Madrid – January 8, 2014 Heading towards the home stretch of our week in Madrid. This time it’s the Folk-Rock band Smile, fronted by British surfer/singer-songwriter (sez...


Happy Birthday FDR – January 30, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Lest we all forget, today is President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s birthday, born January 30, 1882. In 1936 it was a national celebration, and parties were held all over the country to commemorate the occasion. And it was a media event. The combined radio networks carried a one-hour...


Using Real Bullets – Killing Real People – January 30, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News (audio version) – January 30, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1972 began with reports from Northern Ireland of deadly force used against demonstrators by British Army Paratroopers, killing 13 civilians and wounding...