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Monthly Archive: February 2015

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938 0

The View Of Europe From London – February 21, 1938

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – John Steele, Reporting From London – Feb. 21, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 1938 started out with War jitters. With the German issues over the situation in Austria and a general purge of Hitler‘s...

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Update 11 – Past Daily’s Emergency Fundraiser: Cautious Optimism 0

Update 11 – Past Daily’s Emergency Fundraiser: Cautious Optimism

13 days left and we’re just shy of 50% of our goal. I’ll admit, it’s been a nail-biter and cause for sleepless nights and a lot of Pepcid-AC. I have been relentlessly hounding you all since the beginning of February. I’m sure you’re sick of hearing me yammer on over...

Cheney In Manila – February 19, 1990 0

Cheney In Manila – February 19, 1990

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day, this February 19th in 1990. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney was busy being snubbed by Philippines President Corazon Aquino and yelled at by protestors...

Ride – Live At Town & Country Club – 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable 0

Ride – Live At Town & Country Club – 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Ride – live at Town & Country Club – 1991 – BBC6 Music Although it was given the unlikely name Shoegaze, and suffered a goodly amount of ridicule because of it, the Shoegaze movement in the early...

Mstislav Rostropovich With Edo DeWaart And The San Francisco Symphony Play Music Of Mozart, Dvorak, Rimsky-Korsakov And Tchaikovsky – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert 2

Mstislav Rostropovich With Edo DeWaart And The San Francisco Symphony Play Music Of Mozart, Dvorak, Rimsky-Korsakov And Tchaikovsky – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – S.F. Symphony – DeWaart – Rostropovich – Feb. 20, 1979 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – S.F. Symphony – DeWaart – Rostropovich – Feb. 20, 1979 – Part...

Tunisian And Algeria – Shapes Of Things To Come – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Tunisian And Algeria – Shapes Of Things To Come – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Situation in Tunisia and Algeria – February 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the growing movement towards independence and self-determination on the parts of those former colonies of European countries in the post World...

Cool Receptions And Burning Effigies – February 18, 1979 0

Cool Receptions And Burning Effigies – February 18, 1979

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Feb. 18, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Not a particularly good week for U.S. Foreign Policy – this week, ending this day in 1979. From anti-U.S. riots in Tehran,...

Update 10 – Fundraiser: A Gun To The Head 0

Update 10 – Fundraiser: A Gun To The Head

14 days left and we are still in nail-biting mode. I know a lot of people procrastinate, wait until the last minute or two to make the lifesaving pledge, but in the meantime it’s downright scary. Scary because all this time, ever since the idea of preserving history and Popular...