Daily Archive: July 15, 2016

The Lurkers 0

The Lurkers – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lurkers – in session for John Peel – January 24, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – The Lurkers tonight – one of the first Punk bands to appear on the scene and the very first band to be signed by the then-fledgling Beggars Banquet Records. Formed in 1976 and...

Strom Thurmond - Dixiecrats 0

AKA: Dixiecrats – 1948 Democratic Convention – Past Daily Reference Room

Dixiecrats: A relatively new word in the political lexicon in 1948. The Southern wing of the Democratic Party, or States Rights Democrats, represented a staunch resistance to Civil Rights, Integration in the Armed Forces and the end of Segregation. This Southern wing, who repeatedly broke ranks with the rest of...

Boris Yeltsin 0

July 15, 1996 – The Trouble With Boris

July 15, 1996 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this July 15, 1996 had to do with bad manners, mixed signals and no-shows. Russia’s Boris Yeltsin abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with vice-President Al Gore, with Kremlin officials stammering and making awkward excuses....