Monthly Archive: February 2018

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Adlai Stevenson Assesses The Future Of The Democratic Party – 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

Adlai Stevenson – assessing the 1952 elections and looking to the future – February 14, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you’re a history buff, or are old enough to remember either the 1952 or 1956 Presidential election, or his famous showdown with Russia’s Ambassador Zorin at the United...

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February 13, 2002 – Controversies On Ice – Waylon Jennings: Passing Of A Country Legend – Trial Of

February 13, 2002 – CBS World News Roundup, Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 13, 2002 – Lots of news this day. Starting with the International Skating Union calling a conference in Salt Lake City to announce what it called an “internal assessment” of allegedly tainted judging...

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Defense Secretary McNamara Addresses The DNC Platform – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara – Address To Democratic Party Platform Committee – August 17, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Seven days after the infamous “Gulf of Tonkin Incident“, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was giving a pep talk to the Democratic Party Platform, ahead of the Convention which...

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February 12, 2002 – A Heightened State Of Alert – An Enron State Of Mind

February 12, 2002 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 2002 – A day which would sound all-too familiar for the months and years ahead. A heightened state of alert, based on information received from inmates at Guantanamo of a pending Terrorist...

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The Hague Residentie Orchestra Play Music Of Diepenbrock – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Diepenbrock – Overture to Act 3 of Marsyas – Hague Residentie Orkest – Willem van Otterloo, Cond – Radio Nederland 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something a bit different this week – from the Radio Nederland series Netherlands Composers, issued by their Transcription department circa 1950 – a...