Daily Archive: May 18, 2020

Israel Independence - Tensions in the Middle East

May 16, 1948 – The Day After Independence – New Israel – Old Neighbors. Past Daily Reference Room

On May 15, 1948 The State of Israel came into being. The end of a long, arduous and contentious journey. A move not favored in the Middle-East. A move which set off a war between a new country surrounded by hostile neighbors. Declaration of the Establishment of the State of...

Hubert Rostaing - Getty Images

Hubert Rostaing Sextette – The Standard Transcription Sessions – 1948 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table.

Hubert Rostaing Sextette – Standard Transcription Sessions – Q247-250 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Legendary Hubert Rostaing tonight, leading a sextette in a session for the Standard Transcription company and either recorded in Paris or New York. The sessions took place approximately 1948 (although some say it was...