Daily Archive: November 23, 2020

Free - in session at the BBC

Free – In Session 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Most people think of the band Free and immediately recall their early 70s anthem All Right Now. It has cast an indelible shade on the music which defined the close of the 60s and the dawn of Hard Rock for a lot of oldies radio stations. Unfortunately, it has also...

European Press Conference - 1950s

The Role Of The Press In The World Of 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

London Forum – The Role Of The Press – November 20, 1950 -BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Support if you can: Become a Patron! The Press. Even in 1950, an establishment sought after, relied upon, maligned, suspected and trusted; celebrated and gunned down, dispenser of Propaganda...

Marines in Beirut - November 1983

November 23, 1983 – Soviets Walk Out In Geneva – Marines On Alert In Beirut – Tough Going To Grandmother’s House This Thanksgiving.

A little bit means a lot: Become a Patron! November 23, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1983 – Between Geneva, Beirut and the Great Lakes, a busy news day. Starting with word of a walkout by Soviet negotiators in Geneva over...

November 23, 1970 – A Search Continues, A War Goes On, The View From Folsom – Nixon Overrides A Veto –

A day a lot happened. This November 23rd in 1970 heard reports of an unsuccessful attempt to free American prisoners in a North Vietnamese detention camp. The raid itself was successful, but the purported prison camp had been evacuated several weeks earlier. The Defense Department Press conference left more questions...