Monthly Archive: February 2019

Vice-President Nixon

February 21, 1958 – Nixon’s Maybe Mission To Moscow

February 21, 1958 – News Of The World excerpt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 21, 1958 – Richard Nixon was in the news this day – the vice-President was being considered for a tour of Russia as a way of preliminary arrangements for a Summit Conference, scheduled sometime...

Wayne Coyne and Friend

Flaming Lips – Live At L2 Sound City, Liverpool – 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Flaming Lips – in concert at L2 Sound City, Liverpool – John Peel – October 25, 1999 – BBC Radio 1 – Flaming Lips in concert tonight. Introduced by the inimitable John Peel at L2 Sound City Festival in Liverpool on October 25, 1999. For those of you not already...

Sir Colin Davis

Sir Colin Davis And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Mendelssohn And Sibelius – 1975 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Sir Colin Davis and The Boston Symphony in Concert- November 28, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sir Colin Davis leads the Boston Symphony this week in another historic concert from the vaults. This one is from November 28, 1975 and features Sir Colin leading the orchestra in music...

Chinese Invasion of Vietnam

February 20, 1979 – China Invades Vietnam . . . In A Way – Iran Goes On A Human Housecleaning Binge . . . In A Big Way – Carter Revises Foreign Policy . . . In A Quiet Way.

February 20, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1979 – China reports it has “taught Vietnam a lesson” and pulled its troops back across the border, just three days after the invasion began. Peking radio reported the operation...

Longpigs

Longpigs In Session – 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Longpigs – Black Session – June 26, 1996 – Bernard Lenoir – RFI Studio 104, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Longpigs in session tonight. Recorded in Paris on June 26, 1996 for the celebrated Bernard Lenoir and his Black Sessions radio program for Radio France International. Longpigs rose...

Liberated Paris - February 1945

February 1945 – Winter In Liberated Paris – Past Daily Reference Room

February 1945 – Two Reports from Frank Alban, BBC Reporter – February 2-3,1945 Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1945. The War in Winter. Only days earlier, the infamous Battle Of The Bulge had concluded, further evidence the War was drawing to a close and what would come to be...

Six U.S. Ports to Be Managed by Dubai company

February 19, 2006 – Dubai Gets Tentative Greenlight To Manage Six U.S. Ports – Israel To Withhold Tax And Customs Money To Palestinians – Jimmy Johnson Wins Daytona.

February 19, 2006 – NPR Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 19, 2006. In a move that had many on Capitol Hill scratching their heads, the Bush Administation gave the greenlight to a company in Dubai to manage six major ports in the U.S. – Department of...

Dope Arrests - 1951

Our World’s Little Dope Problem – Estes Kefauver And The United Nations – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Interview With Estes Kefauver – Senate Crime Committee – March 29, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Elsewhere I posted other articles regarding the drug problems that America was facing in the 1950s. Seems 1951 was a watershed year for dope as several reports and interviews all took place...

Sarajevo

February 18, 1994 – Sarajevo Pullback – Israeli-PLO Fingers Crossed – Gold Comes To Jansen.

February 18, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 18, 1994 – The view from Sarajevo this day included columns of Bosnian Serb tanks and artillery rolling down from the snow-covered hills around the besieged city. Russian diplomacy and peacekeepers and a threat of...