1970’s

Vietnam - The panic was on. 0

April 1, 1975 – ‘The Military Has Lost Control Of The City’ – The Situation In South Vietnam

In what was previously described as a strategic withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from key provinces, became a rout as South Vietnamese soldiers abandoned weapons and equipment and fled in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops, heading to Saigon. As word spread, panic set in as the Saigon government attempted...

Three-Mile Island - 1979 0

March 31, 1979 – Picturing Three Mile Island – Drama At A Nuclear Power Plant.

March 31, 1979 – Continuous news reports – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 31, 1979 – All eyes on an otherwise obscure community near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant facility was in danger of melting down, potentially turning disaster into...

Supersister 0

Supersister – In Session 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sadly, Supersister was not a very well known band outside of Europe in the 1970s. Aside from a hardcore group of Progressive Rock fans in the U.S., they were virtually unknown on this side of the Atlantic. There could have been a number of reasons for the lack of Stateside...

Dreaming 0

Dream Power – Dr. Ann Faraday Discusses Dreaming And Interpreting Dreams – 1976 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

NPR – Options: Dream Power – A conversaation with Dr. Ann Faraday – September 14, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you hadn’t yet arrived, or if you had, committed much of the 70s to the deep-dark basement of cringe-worthy moments, the decade of the 70s were generally...

Wolfgang Sawallisch - In Concert - 1975 0

Rudolf Serkin With Wolfgang Sawallisch And Orchestre de la Suisse Romande In Concert – 1975 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande – Wolfgang Sawallisch, cond. Rudolf Serkin, piano – October 8, 1975 – RSR-Radio Historic concerts again this week. This one from Switzerland featuring Orchestre de la Suisse Romande led by then-music Director Wolfgang Sawallisch and featuring pianist Rudolf Serkin in a program of music of...

Nora Ephron discusses Crazy Salad 0

Nora Ephron Discusses Crazy Salad – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Nora Ephron – Robert Cromie, Bookbeat – Discussing Crazy Salad – September 6, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Nora Ephron is interviewed by Robert Cromie on the NET series Bookbeat from September 6, 1975. She discusses her latest book, Crazy Salad and her career as a Journalist. To...