Monthly Archive: July 2017

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Puressence Live At Reading 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Puressence – in concert at Reading 1999 – BBC Radio 1 Puressence tonight. From a BBC broadcast at the 1999 Reading Festival. The Indie band from Manchester, who were inspired to play music after going to a Stone Roses concert in 1991, formed Puressence in 1992. Although the story is...

TV - Dream or Nightmare? 1976 0

TV: Dream Or Nightmare? – 1976 – The State Of Television In 1970s America – Past Daily Reference Room

TV: Dream Or Nightmare – NPR – National Town Meeting – July 28, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – TV – we don’t think twice about it today. Between cable Television and on-line streaming, the choices of what to watch have become endless and often overwhelming. But just as...

Civil Rights in 1957 0

Civil Rights And The View From Capitol Hill – June, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Civil Rights Legislation For 1957 – American Forum – NBC Radio – June 9, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Civil Rights. A subject bubbling under the radar around Capitol Hill for quite some time. In the 1940s, President Truman enacted legislation to integrate the Armed Forces, which were...

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July 26, 1977 – A Conundrum Called Korea – U.S. Troop Withdrawal Proposal For Seoul

July 26, 1977 – 40 years ago today, it started with news from Korea. Talks in Seoul on the projected withdrawal of 33,000 U.S. ground troops from South Korea ended this day on an upbeat note. A basic agreement on the specifics of the move; 6,000 troops to leave by...

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The Suncharms In Session – 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Suncharms – In Session for John Peel – June 5, 1992 – BBC Radio 1 – The Suncharms tonight. An Indie/Shoegaze band from Sheffield who were initially together from 1989 to 1993, before calling it quits. They have reunited in 2015 and are currently working on new material and...

FDR Addresses Boy Scouts- 1937 0

FDR Addresses The Boy Scouts Of America 1937 – Presidents Being Presidential

President Roosevelt – Addresses The Boy Scouts Of America – 27th Annual Jamboree – February 8, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A reminder of past Presidents and The Boy Scouts of America – this one, FDR broadcasts an invitation to the 27th annual Scout Jamboree in 1937: FDR:...

JFK with the Fair Family - White House 1962 0

JFK Addresses The Boy Scouts Of America – 1962 – When Presidents Were Presidential

JFK – Remarks for Boy Scout Week – February 8, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Kennedy, saluting the representative Scout family, chosen by The Boy Scouts Of America for Scout Week on February 8, 1962. Yes, Scouting has been an American tradition, going back to 1910 and...