Monthly Archive: October 2018

Mid-Term sentiments

October 31, 1982 -Reagan: “Stay The Course” – Parents: “Don’t Eat The Candy” – Gen. Haig: “I Am NOT Deep Throat!”

October 31, 1982 – The World This Week – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 1982 – days away from the 1982 Mid-Term elections. President Reagan was actively stumping on behalf of Republicans and the message was “stay the course”. Reagan was touting a booming economy,...

Truth And Reconciliation Report

October 30, 1998 – Truth And Reconciliation – Car Bomb Attacks In Gaza – John Glenn Back In Space

October 30, 1998 – BBC World Service Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 30, 1998 – A momentous day for South Africa; the publication and release of the final Truth and Reconciliation report took place on this day. At a ceremony in Pretoria, Commission Chairman Desmond Tutu presented...

Toronto - 1953

Toronto Digs Jazz – August 1953 – Dial Twisting And Jazz Unlimited – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

CJVC-Toronto/CBC Dominion Network – Jazz Unlimited – August 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The airwaves around the world in the 1950s were filled with concerts and club dates of every kind and type. But what about the disc-jockey programs; the ones where they just played records, those pieces...