1950’s

John Foster Dulles

April 22, 1957 – Secretary Of State John Foster Dulles – Foreign Policy In The 1950s – Past Daily Reference Room

John Foster Dulles – Address to Associated Press Luncheon – April 22, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of American Foreign Policy has been in the spotlight recently, with the recent developments in our relations with North Korea as well as the ongoing issues with Iran and...

Roger Matton

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – Jeanne Landry – Josephte Dufresne, Pianos – Jean-Louis Charbonneau – Guy Lachapelle, percussion – Recorded 1955 – CBC Radio Studio session – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Music of Roger Matton again this weekend – his Concerto for two Pianos...

Little Richard

Little Richard Talks About Little Richard – KRTH-FM – 1986 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Little Richard – Interviewed on KRTH-101-FM Los Angeles – June 18,1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When you start diving into the history of Rock; those people and situations that changed and shaped the course of popular music during the 2nd half of the 20th century, the name Little...

French soldiers in Algiers

April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

Jacques Ibert

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Bucolic America 1958

March 26, 1958 – A Day In The Life Of Sixty Years Ago . . . . – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

NBC Radio – Nightline – March 26, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An average day in the average life of the average American – March 26, 1958. Sixty years ago – the dim-distant past. If you were there, you’ve been around the block a few times. If you...

Harry Truman - 1952

March 29, 1952 – President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner – Presidents Being Presidential

President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Address – March 29, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Truman addressing fellow Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on March 29, 1952. Harry S. Truman had the unenviable task of filling the shoes of Franklin Roosevelt when, as vice-President, he was thrust...