Daily Archive: July 18, 2016

The Coral

The Coral – Live At T In The Park 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

The Coral- live at T In The Park – BBC 6 Music – July 8, 2016 – BBC 6 Music – Back to the festivals this week. There’s a lot of catching up to do and a lot has been going on all over Europe (aside from the obvious news)....

FDR - Accepting the nomination for a third term

FDR Addresses The 1940 Democratic Convention – Convention Snapshot

On July 18, 1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed members of the 1940 Democratic convention and accepted their nomination of him for President for an unprecedented third term. His nomination went quickly, having won on the first ballot, handily beating out two other candidates, Postmaster James Farley and for vice-President...

French refugees

July 18, 1940 – 3rd Terms And Ultimatums

July 18, 1940 – News of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 18, 1940 – much going on, this day 76 years ago. News that President Roosevelt was going for a 3rd term and anticipation of his acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention in Chicago later on...