Daily Archive: May 20, 2016

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The Drones – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth: 40 Years Of Punk Edition

The Drones – In session for John Peel – Dec. 13, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – Continuing our exploration of Punk on its 40th anniversary since inception. Tonight it’s The Drones, a band long considered to be at Ground Zero of the Punk movement. Originally formed as a Pub-rock...

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Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Secretary of State James Byrnes – Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the slow road to Peace was underway, bumpy at times. The latest round of Peace talks took place in Paris in May of 1946. The first meeting,...

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May 20, 1990 – A Week Loaded With Loss

May 20, 1990 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 20,1990 was the end of a week loaded with loss. Two icons of entertainment left on the same day. On May 16th it was reported that Sammy Davis Jr. singer, dancer, actor, entertainer, civil-rights...