1940’s

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Bernardino Molinari Conducts The Orchestra Of The Santa Cecilia, Rome In Music Of Debussy – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Debussy – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune – Orchestra of The Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome – Bernardino Molinari, cond. – circa 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking a detour to some rarely heard performances of the 78 era by artists who don’t figure prominently on the historic radar....

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Doris Day: Words And Music – 1946 – Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Featuring Doris Day (and others) – WOR, New York – February 5, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news today of the passing of Doris Day, one of America’s legends and treasures, it would be difficult if not impossible to add anything...

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Arthur Benjamin And The CBC Vancouver Symphony In Music Of Fleming And Champagne – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Arthur Benjamin, conducting The CBC Vancouver Symphony – Canadian Music In Wartime – October 5, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The noted British composer Arthur Benjamin in a different role as conductor, leading an orchestra he was associated with during the years of World War 2, from 1941-1946....

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A Question Of Resources And A Bold New Program – America’s Ability To Feed Itself And The World – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – University Of Chicago Roundtable – Natural Resources, President Truman’s Bold New Plan – February 13, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In his inaugural address of 1949, President Harry S. Truman called for a “bold new program”, to be known as Point Four, as part of...

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April 21-22, 1940 – “Germany Calling” – “Rome Calling” – “Paris Calling” – The Day Through Different Eyes.

April 22, 1940 – Radio Berlin – Radio Paris – EIAR, Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1940 – News from Germany this day, via Radio Berlin told of the situation unfolding in Norway and how it was now down to a battle between ships and airplanes....

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FDR- Pan-American Day Address – April 15,1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

FDR – Address on Pan-American Day – April 15, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On April 15, 1940, President Roosevelt addressed the leaders of the Pan American Union on its 50th anniversary gathering. Saying that the 21 American Republics must be prepared to ‘meet forces with forces’ he...