Daily Archive: February 20, 2018

Aztec Camera

Aztec Camera In Session – 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Aztec Camera – in session BBC Radio 1 -1983 – BBC Radio 1 – Making a brief stop in the 80s tonight with a session by Aztec Camera, a Scottish pop/new wave band formed by Roddy Frame, the group’s singer, songwriter, and only consistent member. Formed in 1980, they released...

American workers - 1946

Life In Post-War America – Wage And Price Controls In 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

People’s Platform – “Should Price Controls Be Maintained?’ – March 2, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of Price controls – one which has been an issue throughout U.S. history, was especially prevalent during World War 2. A price ceiling will prevent prices from exceeding a certain...

College Basketball Scandal - 1951

February 20, 1951 – Mister Basketball: “We’re In Troublesome Times”

February 20, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1951 – Basketball was in the news this day. One of Americas great national pastimes was rocked by scandal. In what became a nationwide scandal was largely centered on this particular day...