Monthly Archive: September 2017

Roots of Prejudice 1958

Roots Of Racism – 1958 – Discussion Of Prejudice And Racism In The World – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Roots Of Racism and Prejudice – The Open Mind – September 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism, it seems, has always been with us. Whether its overt or subtle, sanctioned or scorned, that idea of one race of people considering themselves superior over another has been a...

Jimi Hendrix - Top Of The Pops

Jimi Hendrix, The Move, Alan Price Set, The Kinks, Velvet Opera – Top Of The Pops 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jimi Hendrix, The Alan Price Set, The Move, Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, The Kinks – Top Of The Pops – December 29, 1967 – BBC Transcription Service – Ending up the week with a completely classic show for a lot of reasons, not the least being Jimi Hendrix and what...

Thomas E. Dewey

A Thomas E. Dewey Campaign Address – Sept. 25, 1944 – Past Daily Reference Room

Thomas E. Dewey – Campaign address – September 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thomas E. Dewey – probably not a name that rings a lot of bells these days, but in 1944 and 1948 he was the Republican Candidate for President, running first against Franklin Roosevelt and...

Spiro Agnew 1973

September 29, 1973 – Agnew: “I Will Not Resign If Indicted, I Will NOT Resign!”

September 29, 1973 – CBS Radio: The Washington Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 29, 1973 – Not enough we had Nixon and Watergate to weather through, we now had a scandal involving vice-President Spiro Agnew, which was not going to go away anytime soon. Seems the issue...

Procol Harum - Top Of The Pops - 1967

The Troggs, The Hollies, Procol Harum, The Foundations, Dave Dee . . .Top Of The Pops -1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Top Of The Pops – Procol Harum, The Troggs, The Hollies, The Foundations, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich – November 24, 1967 – BBC Transcription Service – Another installment of Top Of The Pops this week – Tonight, its from November 24, 1967 and features live performances by...

German Prisoners - September 1944

September 28, 1944 – Bold Efforts To Cut The War Short, But Maybe Not By Christmas

September 28, 1944 – NBC News of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 28, 1944 – Despite upbeat assessments and advances along some fronts, the expected crossing of the Siegfried Line into Germany hadn’t been accomplished yet. There was still plenty of resistance and it prompted Prime...

The idle Race on Top of the Pops

The Idle Race, Donovan, Grapefruit, Spencer Davis Group – 1968 – Top Of The Pops – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Top Of The Pops – April 19,1968 – BBC Transcription Service – Top Of The Pops tonight – this session, or series of sessions is from April 19, 1968 and features The Idle Race, Donovan, Grapefruit, Freddy and The Dreamers and The Spencer Davis Group. As part of The BBC’s...

Tugan Sokhiev

L’Orchestre National de France With Tugan Sokhiev Play Music Of Borodin, Shostakovich And Rimsky-Korsakov – 2009 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Orchestre National de France – Tugan Sokhiev, cond. Truls Mork, Cello – October 8, 2009 – Radio France Musique – Something of more recent vintage this weekend. A concert by the celebrated Orchestre National de France conducted by the Russian-Ossetian w√ľnderkind, Tugan Sokhiev and featuring Truls Mork as cello soloist....

Wind Turbines

America’s Energy Policy In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR: America’s Town Meeting – “Our Energy Policy: Do We Have One?” – July 25, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the 70s went along, from its beginnings in 1970 as Earth Day, a steady stream of attention had been applied to alternative sources of Energy and conserving...

David Souter - SCOTUS

September 27, 1990 – Ratcheting Up The Gulf – SCOTUS Gets A Souter

September 27, 1990 – CBS News Update – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 27, 1990 – News on this day was hovering around Capitol Hill, where Supreme Court Justice-designate David Souter got the nod and became the latest Justice to serve on the highest court....