Monthly Archive: November 2018

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November 22, 1963 – The Day The World Changed – The JFK Assassination Aftermath

JFK Assassination Reports – November 22, 1963 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1963. Even though today (2018) is Thanksgiving, and America looks at the collective dinner table amid growing division and confusion, fifty-five years ago this day, America was looking with vacant eyes toward...

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Going To The Movies – Spirit Of St. Louis Premiere – 1957 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

Spirit Of St. Louis – Premiere at Egyptian Theatre – Monitor Australia – April 11, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Going to the Movies – going to a premiere. A Hollywood ritual, much more so in 1957 than it is sixty-one years later. This one is set at...

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The Good, The Bad And The Queen – In Session – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Good, The Bad and The Queen – in session for Steve Lamacq – November 21, 2018 – BBC 6 Music – Something special to kick off the holiday season; a session recorded earlier in the day by The Good, The Bad and The Queen for Steve Lamacq at BBC...

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Pablo Casals – Marlboro Festival – 1967 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Pablo Casals and the Marlboro Music Festival orchestra – July 17, 1967 – August 3, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic and rare this holiday week. Since tomorrow is Thanksgiving, what better way to convey “everything is going to be okay” than to run a concert from...

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November 21, 1948 – Senator Clinton P. Anderson Meets The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1948 – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – Senator-elect Clinton P. Anderson – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1948. A good two weeks after the stunning upset victory by Democrats in the 1948 Presidential election, pundits and reporters were still mulling over what happened. This interview,...

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Orange Juice – In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Orange Juice – In Session for Richard Skinner – January 9, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 Orange Juice, as we head into the first of three holidays. Recorded for the Richard Skinner program at BBC Radio 1 on January 9, 1981. Something of an enigma here in the U.S., in...

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President Kennedy Holds A News Conference – January 24, 1962 – Presidents Being Presidential – Past Daily Reference Room

President John F. Kennedy – News Conference of January 24, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Kennedy – giving the 20th of his 64 news conferences during his time in office. This one, from January 24, 1962. Below is a text excerpt of the complete news conference: THE...

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November 20, 1942 – Turning A Corner: Allied Waves In Algiers And Tunisia. On The Road To Benghazi.

November 20, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 20, 1942 – News for this November 20th in 1942 was hopeful and optimistic. News reached London that a British Military observer confirmed that British and American forces had claimed victories in Tunisia. The German...

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November 19, 1955 – Adlai Stevenson Addresses The DNC In Chicago – Past Daily Reference Room

November 19, 1955 – Adlai Stevenson Address to the DNC – Chicago, Illinois – November 19, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before our current state of affairs – long before the scandals and accusations and domestic terrorist attacks, our Political climate, though far from perfect, was one...

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November 19, 1986 – President Reagan News Conference – Iran-Contra: The Gift That Kept On Giving

November 19, 1986 – President Reagan’s News Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 19, 1986 – As news of illegal arms sales to Iran surfaced, and as questions persisted over who-knew-what/when, it became imperative that President Reagan come forth and at least attempt to explain what was going...