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Monthly Archive: October 2019

The Great Exhibition Of 1851 - The Crystal Palace 0

The Great Exhibition Of 1851 And Its Celebration In 1951 As Viewed In 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! In 1948 work was underway to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Great Exhibition of 1851, which was to have taken place in 1951. But in 1948, the idea of celebrating seemed remote in many ways – celebrating England of 1851 seemed more the celebration of...

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Vietnam - October 1963 0

October 31, 1963 – Vietnam: Victory Just Months Away – Detroit Bookies Told To Ease Up – Russian Diplomats Shown The Door

Become a Patron! October 31, 1963 – A day for cautious optimism. A rumor that our Vietnam excursion was slated to be over “within two months”, according to General Paul Harkins, the U.S. Military commander in South Vietnam. Harkins said in a report published in Tokyo earlier in the morning,...

Esa-Pekka Salonen - Live in Paris - 2011 0

Esa-Pekka Salonen With Anu And Piia Komsi And Leila Josefowicz – In Concert 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Become a Patron! Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – with Anu and Piia Komsi, sopranos and Leila Josefowicz, violin – February 6, 2011 – In concert from Paris. Long considered one of the bright bright lights in 21st Century Classical Music, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been that shot...

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The World According To Conference Room 5 – October 29, 1949

Subscribers can download for free: Become a Patron! News for this October 29 in 1949 had much to do with the comings and goings from Conference Room 5 at the United Nations temporary headquarters at Lake Success, New York. Topic for discussion was Atomic Energy and what was going to...