1950’s

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Archbishop Makarios – Cyprus And The Right Of Self-Determination – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! A panel discussion from Meet The Press on September 15, 1957 with Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus regarding the independence movement that was taking place and the ensuing violence that was erupting on the tiny Island/nation. Here is some background via the Imperial War Museum in Britain on...

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Cold War: 1950s – Battle For The Control Of Hearts And Minds – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! The Cold War – a time of saber rattling, anxiety, fear, posturing, threatening, propaganda, but above all; Marketing. It was a war of ideologies. A war where confrontations were few, tensions were high, but in the end, World War Three never materialized and Earth was spared obliteration...

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The Hungarian Quartet Play Music Of Kodaly – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Patrons can get this for free: Become a Patron! The Hungarian String Quartet, one of the great performing ensembles throughout the 1930s through to the 1970s when the group disbanded, in 1972. The Quartet was originally brought together with Sándor Végh (a pupil of Jenő Hubay and Zoltán Kodály at...

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October 1, 1959 – Strikes – The Aftermath Of Gracie – Humiliation For The Dodgers – No Blatz n’ Pabst.

And patrons: Become a Patron! October 1, 1959 was no box of chocolates. Strikes were the big news. First was the ongoing Steel Strike, becoming the longest in history. President Eisenhower ordered everyone back to the bargaining table to keep trying for a resolution. And then, literally overnight, The Longshoremen...

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The Penguins – Dori Anne Grey – Count Basie – Alan Freed – Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Patrons can download this by for free by subscribing: Become a Patron! Rock n’ Roll history this weekend, in the form of Alan Freed’s Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party from CBS Radio on June 9,1956. One of network radio’s few forays into the early days of Rock n’ Roll,...

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Teenage Crime – Overflowing Jails – Broken Justice System – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Subscribers get perks: Become a Patron! From the sounds of this radio documentary (and the articles about it written around that time), the juvenile justice system was historically broken, in need of overhaul and deadly. As is evidenced by this 1952 episode of the CBS Radio series The People Act,...