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Monthly Archive: February 2019

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Beatrice Uria-Monzon With Michel Plasson And Orchestre National de Lyon In Concert From Paris – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Beatrice Uria-Monzon with Michel Plasson conducting Orchestre National de Lyon – In Concert from Paris – March 6, 2011 – Radio France Musique Over to Paris this week for a special concert featuring the Spanish-born Mezzo-soprano Beatrice Uria-Monzon and the Orchestre National de Lyon led by the legendary Michel Plasson....

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February 12, 1943 – President Roosevelt Addresses The White House Correspondents Dinner – Past Daily Reference Room

President Franklin Roosevelt – Address to the White House Correspondents Dinner – Feb. 12, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12 was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday – this address given by FDR on the occasion of Lincoln’s Birthday was also an assessment of the recently concluded Casablanca Conference. Here...

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A Seaway Named St. Lawrence – Proposals For A Waterway – 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Our Foreign Policy – Proposal For The St. Lawrence Seaway And Power Project – March 9, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The St. Lawrence Seaway, a 189-mile (306-kilometer) stretch of the Seaway between Montreal and Lake Ontario is recognized as one of the most challenging engineering feats in...

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February 11, 1990 – Waiting On Cape Town: The Release Of Nelson Mandela – Talk Of A United Germany

February 11, 1990 – ABC Radio News On The Hour – CBS Radio Special Report – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 11, 1990 – The day Nelson Mandela was released unconditionally from prison prison after 27 years. Accompanied by his then-wife Winnie, he left the Victor Verster prison (later...

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Music Of John Knowles Paine – Howard Hanson – Eastman-Rochester Orchestra – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

John Knowles Paine – Overture to Oedipus Tyrannus – Eastman-Rochester Symphony conducted by Howard Hanson – from the album American Music For Orchestra – RCA Victor -M-608 – Recorded circa 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking a small side-step from our usual broadcasts this Sunday, this one comes...