Monthly Archive: October 2019

The Great Exhibition Of 1851 - The Crystal Palace

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...

Vietnam - October 1963

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,...

Shadow Minstrels - in session at KPFK - 1982

Shadow Minstrels – In Session 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Subscribers get cool perks (hint-hint): Become a Patron! Mid-way through our tour of 70s and 80s L.A. bands during the Punk/Post-Punk/New Wave/Experimental/Alternative period. Tonight it’s a set from Shadow Minstrels, in session at KPFK-FM on November 20,1982. A few choice words via their bio at Last.FM: “The shadow minstrels were...

Esa-Pekka Salonen - Live in Paris - 2011

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...

Gaza - October 30, 2000

October 30, 2000 – The Uprising In Gaza – The Matter Of Money Laundering – The Streets Of Seoul.

Patrons get lots of freebies for subscribing, honest!Become a Patron! October 30, 2000 – A view of the world and everything going on in it, this 30th of October in 2000. Starting with news of the Palestinian uprising in the Gaza area. The Israeli Knesset was scheduled to meet today...

Saccharine Trust - In Session at KPFK - 1985

Saccharine Trust – In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Saccharine Trust – In Session at KPFK-FM – August 17, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Continuing our listening session to L.A. bands of the 70s and 80’s. Saccharine Trust, in session at KPFK-FM on August 17, 1985. Saccharine Trust formed in 1980 by singer Jack...

Beame, Buckley And Lindsay - Mayoral Debate - October 28, 1965

October 28, 1965 – A New York Mayoral Debate – Beame, Buckley, Lindsay

Become a Patron! The 1965 New York City mayoral election occurred on Tuesday, November 2, 1965, with Republican Congressman John Lindsay winning a close plurality victory over the Democratic candidate, New York City Comptroller Abraham Beame. Lindsay received 44.99% of the vote to Beame’s 40.98%, a victory margin of 4.01%....

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...

Boston Red Sox - World Series 2007

October 29, 2007 – Boston Red Sox: 2007 Repeat – Questions Follow A House Fire – L.A. Keeps Burning

Become a Patron! October 29, 2007 – The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the second year in a row. With a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies, it was the second time in four seasons that it was a four game sweep. The Red Sox dominated the...