Daily Archive: August 11, 2015

On Tenterhooks And Turns Of Phrase – August 11, 1945

On Tenterhooks And Turns Of Phrase – August 11, 1945

– Special Report by Morgan Beatty, State Department – August 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More suspense, this August 11th in 1945. Following a day of premature celebration came a day of waiting. Diplomatic cables passing back and forth between legations in Switzerland – relayed to the...

Watts - August 1965

August 11, 1965 – Watts: ‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ –

August 11, 1965 – in what began as a routine traffic stop escalated into one of the most violent and destructive riots of the 1960s. And the name Watts came to symbolize a society gone from simmer to boil and the Long, Hot Summer kept its promise as a time...

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Television Personalities – In Session for John Peel – September 1, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Television Personalities, despite a constantly changing lineup, are still (reportedly) together since their initial formation in 1978. Founded and headed by Dan Treacy, Television Personalities has weathered much controversy, including extended jail...