1950’s

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June 4, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings: Day 27 – Past Daily Reference Room

June 4, 1954 – Day 27 – Army-McCarthy Hearings – Recap from CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Day 27 of the now-infamous Army-McCarthy Hearings – in a few days the hearings would come to a dramatic conclusion. But leading up that point were charges and countercharges in...

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May 28, 1954 – The Army-McCarthy Hearings – Roy Cohn Testifies

May 28, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings wrap-up – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the most watched and listened to series of Congressional hearings lumbered on, CBS Radio was regularly broadcasting recaps of the days proceedings. On this day it was the continuing testimony of Attorney Roy...

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Carroll Glenn, Violin With The National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Music Of Harold Morris – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn, violin – National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Thomas Sherman, conductor – April 9, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to concerts this week. A broadcast from the annual gathering of the National Association of American Composers and Conductors, featuring a complete performance...

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April 26, 1954 – Day In The Life Of The Army-McCarthy Hearings: Brass Tacks And Ugly Words.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Recap of Army-McCarthy Hearings for April 26, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Sixty-five years ago this month, the endless, far-reaching and career-destroying Army-McCarthy Hearings took place. So popular were these hearings, they were televised live, recapped in...

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Music Of Miklos Rozsa – La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra – Nikolai Sokoloff, Cond – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Miklos Rozsa – Serenade For Orchestra – La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra, Nikolai Sokoloff, cond – Concert Hall Society Records – Lp #G-4 Music of Miklos Rozsa this weekend. Universally known as one of the key film composers during the “Golden Age of Hollywood”, his soundtracks have been considered...

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President Eisenhower Addresses The American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower: Address to American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower took this opportunity, by way of addressing The American Society Of Newspaper Editors, to announce his proposal to reorganize The Pentagon, describing it as a “blueprint for safety and...

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Germaine Smadja And Henry Swoboda Play Music Of Norman Dello Joio – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Norman Dello Joio – Ricercari For Piano And Orchestra – Germaine Smadja, piano – Henry Swoboda and The “Concert Hall Symphony” – Concert Hall Society Release D-6 – 1950. Continuing our break from broadcasts and staying with small American labels featuring noteworthy American composers, once again Concert Hall Society and...