Daily Archive: July 20, 2020

Sleeper - in concert from Leeds - 1996

Sleeper In Concert – Leeds – 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sleeper – In concert from Leeds – Recorded April 6, 1996 – relayed by RTS-Couleur 3 – Switzerland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sleeper in concert to start the week. Recorded in Leeds on April 6, 1996 and broadcast by RTS-Couleur 3, Switzerland. A rundown for those who aren’t...

President Eisenhower - 1954

1954 – President Eisenhower Addresses The Al Smith Memorial Dinner On Human Rights And Medical Care – Past Daily: Presidents Being Presidential

President Eisenhower Address at Al Smith Dinner – October 21, 1954 – Waldorf-Astoria Hotel – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of Past Daily’s occasional series “Presidents Being Presidential”. Here is an address by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, made during the occasion of the 10th annual Memorial Dinner for...

Postal Strike - 1978 (photo: Washington Spark)

July 20, 1978 – Another Looming Postal Strike – Labor Troubles Nationwide – A Sea Of Picket Signs.

July 20, 1978 – Another Postal Strike was looming in the horizon. In a period of double-digit inflation, the Carter administration sought to hold wage increases to 5.5 percent per year while the postal unions were seeking a 14 percent increase in the first year of an agreement. With contract...