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Monthly Archive: February 2015

Simple Minds – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 2

Simple Minds – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . click on the link here for Audio Player – Simple Minds – In Session for John Peel – December 19, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 Early Simple Minds tonight. The first session done for John Peel at The BBC, recorded on December 19, 1979. Still in the...

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Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000 0

Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports + CBS World News Roundup – February 25, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago, on February 25, 2000, after three days of deliberations, a jury of 8 whites and 4 blacks in...

Otherwise Uninhabited – Iwo Jima – February 25, 1945 0

Otherwise Uninhabited – Iwo Jima – February 25, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player РThe Story Behind The Headlines РFebruary 25, 1945 РGordon Skene Sound Collection Seventy years ago today, on February 25th, 1945 news was crammed with reports of great advances in Europe. The Allied armies were on the...

Update 14 – Emergency Fundraiser – The Creeping, Uneasy Feeling 0

Update 14 – Emergency Fundraiser – The Creeping, Uneasy Feeling

There are those “glass is half empty/glass is half full” people around who look at situations and try to make the best or worst of them. I’m somewhere in the middle at the moment. The Fundraiser has been down to a trickle, but a trickle nonetheless. It’s cause for optimism,...

Spanish Dances – February 26, 1950 0

Spanish Dances – February 26, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Today With Mrs. Roosevelt – Feb. 26, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1950, just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War and during the steady boil of the Cold War, the horserace for Hearts...

544 Days And Counting – February 24, 1941 0

544 Days And Counting – February 24, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – February 24, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1941 marked the 544th day since the conflict began. The U.S. was still not involved in the shooting side of things,...

Bauhaus – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Bauhaus – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Bauhaus – In Session for John Peel – December 4, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 Bands starting something new tonight. Bauhaus have been referred to as the first Goth Band to grace the British music scene starting...

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991 0

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Special Report – Deadline in Iraq – Feb. 23, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 24 years ago it was the waiting game. The deadline for Iraqi troops to withdraw from Kuwait...

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950 0

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow News With Larry Leseur – Feb. 23, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day in World affairs and a busy day in domestic ones. While the eyes of the world were focused on...