1970’s

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Adolph Baller And Gabor Rejto In Recital – Music Of Beethoven, Martinu, Brahms And Debussy – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Adolph Baller, piano – Gabor Rejto, cello- In Recital – San Francisco Chamber Society – October 25, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic Chamber recitals this week. Cellist Gabor Rejto and pianist Adolph Baller in a program of music by Beethoven, Martinu and Debussy, recorded during the San...

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July 21, 1978 – The White House Has A Little Dope Problem – No Strike, For Now – The Bouncing Economy.

July 21, 1978 – Good news and odd news for this day. The good news was a tentative agreement had been struck between Union reps for the Postal Service and management, thus avoiding a strike, at least for now. More good news – the economy was looking up, at least...

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July 20, 1978 – Another Looming Postal Strike – Labor Troubles Nationwide – A Sea Of Picket Signs.

July 20, 1978 – Another Postal Strike was looming in the horizon. In a period of double-digit inflation, the Carter administration sought to hold wage increases to 5.5 percent per year while the postal unions were seeking a 14 percent increase in the first year of an agreement. With contract...

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Frank Zappa Does An Interview And Takes Questions – 1984 – Past Daily Talking Music

Frank Zappa – In conversation with Charles Amirkhanian recorded on May 20, 1984, San Francisco Exploratorium – KPFA – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our new series with a rare interview/conversation/Q&A session featuring Frank Zappa, conducted by Charles Amirkhanian from Pacifica station KPFA in Berkeley and recorded during the...

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July 15, 1973 – Nixon And Pneumonia – Nixon And Watergate – Nixon And Cambodia.

July 15, 1973 – News this week had to do with Presidential health. Earlier in the week, President Nixon was admitted to Bethesda Naval Hospital with a case of Pneumonia. Nixon’s doctor, Dr. Walter Tkach disclosed that the President was indeed suffering from Pneumonia and that he had been put...

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July 8, 1978 – Italy Elects Pertini, First Socialist Head Of State – Sporadic Rifle Fire Dogs Beirut – Sadat Still Optimistic About Peace

It keeps us up and running: Become a Patron! July 8, 1978 – Big news from Italy on this day. After 15 ballots and three weeks of bitter political in-fighting, Italy elected, by overwhelming majority, 81 year old Sandro Pertini as head of State. It would be Italy’s 7th President...

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July 6, 1978 – The Streets Of Beirut – Civil War In Lebanon – Middle East Peace Negotiations

It works, it really does: Become a Patron! On this July 6th in 1978, fighting once again erupted in Beirut, getting worse than it had been days before. Syrian troops of the Arab peacekeeping force battledwith right wing Christian phalangist militia units, using rockets, artillery, tanks and machine guns. The...

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Suzi Quatro – In Concert At The Fabulous Forum, L.A. -1975 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Suzi Quatro – In Concert at The Fabulous Forum – June 17, 1975 – a JEMS master – Diving into some 70s Glam with the inimitable Suzi Quatro this weekend. Live at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood and recorded on June 17, 1975. Suzi Quatro had achieved mania in England...

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June 29, 1977 – SCOTUS And Capitol Hill In Session – Busing, Abortion And The Death Penalty.

Help keep us up and running: Become a Patron! June 29, 1977 – A big news day on Capitol Hill as the Supreme Court was holding their last session of the term and would be handing down two landmark decisions. One on the Death Penalty and the other on the...