Monthly Archive: August 2014

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Cranes – In Session – 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cranes – In Session for John Peel – March 13, 1990 – BBC Radio 1 Rummaging around the 90s tonight with a set by Minimalist/Goth/Experimental/Industrial/Alternative meisters Crane, recorded in session for John Peel on March 13, 1990. Further evidence the 90s...

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Pres. Eisenhower Has A Few Words For The American Bar Association – August 24, 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Address To American Bar Association Convention – August 24, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Addressing the American Bar Association on the occasion of the Bicentennial for the birth of John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court...

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Attacks And Attempts – August 28, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 28, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the war dragged on in Europe, and as the U.S. was inching closer to joining in, the news from France reported Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval –...

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The Monochrome Set – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Monochrome Set in Session for John Peel – Feb. 14, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 The Monochrome Set tonight. One of my favorite late 70s bands who were very difficult to describe, musically. Best as I could figure, The Monochrome...

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The Voce Quartet In Music Of Mozart, Turina And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Voce Quartet in Concert at Festival of Summer Nights – August 2, 2014 – Radio France Musique Over to Paris this week for a concert featuring Rising Young Stars recipients Quatuor Voce (The Voce Quartet) in a program of music...

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Radio Paris Is On The Air – American Troops Make An Entrance – August 26-27, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio PlayerР1. Radio Paris РArrival of DeGaulle РAugust 26, 1944 Р2. U.S. Army arrives in Paris РAugust 27,1944 РGordon Skene Sound Collection Seventy years ago the strains of a free Paris Radio echoed throughout the Capital, as General Le...

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Adlai Stevenson’s Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Address to 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During a day filled with solemn tributes and loud celebrations. UN Ambassador, former Governor of Illinois and two-time Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson offered a...

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Robert F. Kennedy Addresses 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy Addresses the 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 50 years ago, Robert F. Kennedy addressed the capacity audience in Atlantic City to introduce a film in tribute to his...

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Milky Chance – Live At Melt! 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival/Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Milky Chance – in concert at Melt! 2014 – July 23, 2014 – WDR Over to Sachsen-Anhalt Germany tonight for a concert from the 2014 Melt! Festival. Recorded and preserved for posterity this July 23rd by the venerable Westdeutches Rundfunk. Together...

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August 26, 1939 – Europe On The Edge: Expecting Nerves, Settling For Headaches –

A war of nerves as the hours ticked by and as charges and counter-charges filled the air and the conference rooms, War in Europe seemed inevitable on this August 26th, 75 years ago. With Germany‘s claims of Polish aggression and Poland’s claims of German troops massed on her borders, last...