Monthly Archive: November 2017

Trenches on the Western Front

November 30, 1939 – France At War – View From The Front

November 30, 1939 – Victor Lusinchi Reports From France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 30, 1939 – with the War in Europe now three months old, the anticipation of a long, drawn out series of battles and maneuvers was causing many to feel this was The Great War...

Murray Perahia with Zubin Mehta in Concert

Murray Perahia With Zubin Mehta And The N.Y. Phil. Play Music Of Chopin And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Murray Perahia with Zubin Mehta, cond – N.Y. Philiharmonic – April 27, 1980 (broadcast date) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Zubin Mehta and featuring the legendary Murray Perahia in a performance of the Chopin Piano Concerto...

Admiral Poindexter

November 29, 1986 – Iran-Contra: Shredders Working Overtime

November 29, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 29, 1986 – A day loaded with intrigue over the growing scandal of Iran-Contra. “The paper shredder was really humming at the National Security Council’s offices” – according to a report in the New York...

Inspiral Carpets

Inspiral Carpets In Session – 1990 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Inspiral Carpets – in session for John Peel – June 5, 1990 – BBC Radio 1 – Inspiral Carpets tonight. From a session recorded for John Peel by BBC Radio 1 on June 5, 1990. Inspiral Carpets, even though they began life as a quasi Punk/Garage band, became heavily involved...

Protests in Pakistan

November 28, 1997 – Pakistan: Old Fashioned Rabble – Zimbabwe: Old Fashioned Land Reform

November 28, 1997 – BBC World Service: Newshour – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 28, 1997 – No end of drama, this November 28th. Starting with rioting taking place in Pakistan. As former President Nawaz Sharif was getting ready to stand trial, mobs broke through...

Kaiser Chiefs in session 2005

Kaiser Chiefs In Session – 2005 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Kaiser Chiefs – in session – BBC 6 Music – 2005 – BBC 6 Music – Kaiser Chiefs in session to kick off the week. Recorded in 2005, right around the time of their debut album, Employment, which soared up the charts, raked in some 3 million album sales, and...

White House Press Room - 1957

When A President Suffers A Stroke – Eisenhower’s Health Scare – November 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – News Bulletin on President Eisenhower – November 26, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When President Eisenhower suffered his first heart attack in 1955, concerns mounted over the health of the President; would he step down due to health reasons, would his vice-President Richard Nixon fulfill...

Iraq Military parade

November 27, 1990 – Iraq: Moving Closer To A High-Noon Ultimatum

November 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 27. 1990 -News for this day was about the crisis in the Persian Gulf. The United Nations began taking evidence of alleged Iraqi torture, executions and looting in Kuwait and was moving closer to a...