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Daily Archive: July 31, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Smashing Pumpkins – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Smashing Pumpkins – In Session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – Sept. 8, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – I know a lot of people who consider the music scene during the late 1980s/early 1990s as one of the most exciting and versatile since the 1960s. There...

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Agenda Wrangling At The UN – July 31, 1950 0

Agenda Wrangling At The UN – July 31, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow and The News with Larry Lasueur – July 31, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. – News for this day, 65 years ago, was about the ongoing war in Korea and the delicate maneuvering taking place at the United Nations at their temporary headquarters at Lake...

Condition Of Ruins – A Walk Around Berlin – July 1945 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Condition Of Ruins – A Walk Around Berlin – July 1945 – Past Daily Reference Room

– BBC World Service – London Column – July 25, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the war was going through its final phase in the Pacific, the War in Europe was now over and the herculean task of putting the broken pieces back together had begun. London...

332 Days And Counting – July 31, 1940 0

332 Days And Counting – July 31, 1940

– News Of The World – July 31, 1940 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 332 days since the outbreak of War in Europe. 332 days and the signs were all pointing to an imminent invasion of Britain by Germany. Reports from the occupied countries told...