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The Music Of Paul Creston – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Paul Creston: Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra – Martin Balsam, piano – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading over to some Mid-Century Americana this weekend. One of the bright names...

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Raids Over Europe – Raids Over England – Setting Up Shop In Reykjavik – July 8, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for July 8, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this July 8th in 1941 had much to do with what was going on with the Allies and how much closer the U.S. was getting...

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President Harry Truman Has A Word For The Fourth of July – July 4, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Truman – Fourth of July address – July 4, 1947 – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re coming up on the Fourth of July, and since most everyone will be celebrating in one form or another, I...

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Marching Through Berlin – July 3, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World/Eleven o’ Clock Report – July 3, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though the war was over in Europe, it was still going at fever pitch in the Pacific. Some 500 B-29’s were staging massive air-raids...

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Attacks, Counter-Attacks And Shakeups – July 2, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – July 2, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The War in Europe, this day in 1941, was heating up on most all fronts. German claims of advances toward Moscow, Russian claims the advances were halted....

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LBJ At The UN – June 25, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – LBJ Addresses United Nations – June 25, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what is shaping up to being a very busy week in history, June 26th marks the anniversary of the first meeting of the...

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To Override A Veto And Influence Destiny – Senate Vote On Taft-Hartley – June 23, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Senate Vote On Taft-Hartley Presidential Veto – June 23, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Long before the days of C-SPAN a Senate Vote, or just about anything on Capitol Hill, went virtually unnoticed by the public at large....

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More Difficult To Achieve Peace Than To Win Wars – June 24, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Time For Reason – Sen. Joseph C. O’Mahoney talk – June 24, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Someone once remarked that we’ve been in an almost constant state of war and conflict since 1939 – and even then,...

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The Eastman Symphony Play Music Of Peter Mennin – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Eastman Symphony – Howard Hanson, Cond. – Peter Mennin: Symphony Nr. 3 – May 14, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Back over to Rochester, New York this week for another concert by The Eastman School Symphony, led by Howard Hanson...