Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 6
Day 7 and signs are hopeful. We’ve been running some pretty rare stuff the past few days and you’ve been responding. I’ve been asking you to put your money where your mouth is, but I have to do the same. To let you know how unique and rare the archive and Past Daily is, I have to prove it to you. I have to let you know that it’s not just a bunch of cool stuff that I like to play for people – it’s about documents and moments in our history which have been long-thought lost or buried and forgotten. Recordings that haven’t seen the light of day. A lot of you have responded to my lost 1956 Billie Holiday interview from this past weekend; a chance to hear an icon speak, rather than sing. Many of you have commented that the interview seemed patronizing. A sign of those times – no shortage of patronizing interviews. But that’s the way it was. And that’s what Past Daily tries to do – offer the unvarnished view of history and events as they were – the times and the attitudes around those events. Offering a different dimension in order to get a better understanding of a world at a another time.
Click on the link below (Teddy Roosevelt) – and make your pledge. It takes less than a minute – honest!