Monthly Archive: December 2018

New Years in breakaway Republics 0

December 31, 1991 – New Years Eve: 1991 – Looking At The Old Year – Cringing At The New One.

December 31, 1991 – NPR: All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 31, 1991 – New Years Eve on a year that saw change, upheaval and unrest. And tucked in there was a modicum of optimism, but if you blinked, you might have missed it. The big...

Chalres Munch 0

Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Music Of Roussel And Debussy – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Munch Conducts The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – October 28, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Munch rehearsing the BSO in another one of the weekly broadcasts NBC radio did in the late 1940s and early 1950s with this orchestra. Narrated by veteran broadcaster Ben Grauer, this...

China Under Mao - 1949 0

1949: And It Sounded Like This – Past Daily Year-End Gallimaufry

1949: Voices And Events For The Year – NBC Radio – December 31, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1949 – a year in the dim-distant past for most of us, but a year that, not unlike the annual Christmas Fruitcake, was the gift that kept on giving for...

Sunset Strip Riots - 1966 0

Riot On Sunset Strip 1966 – “What Is It You Kids Want?” – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Sunset Strip Riots – The Cool Rebellion – Second Sunday – NBC Radio – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sunset Strip – November 1966. It was bound to happen, sooner or later. One of the largest if not the largest generations in history was suddenly coming of age....

Begin - Sadat - Dayan - Ismailia conference 0

December 28, 1977 – It Happened In Ismailia – The Ongoing Israeli-Egyptian Peace Talks – Galveston’s Grain Elevator Problem.

December 28, 1977 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1977 – News from Ismailia, the latest in a series of seemingly endless talks and negotiations over a Peace settlement between the Israelis and Egyptians. Discussions on this day were about Menachem Begin’s 26-point...