1970’s

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The Search Continues, The War Goes On, Nixon Overrides A Veto – November 23, 1970

Click n the link here for Audio Player: News for November 23, 1970 A day a lot happened. This November 23rd in 1970 heard reports of an unsuccessful attempt to free American prisoners in a North Vietnamese detention camp. The raid itself was successful, but the purported prison camp had...

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Bryan Ferry In Session – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Bryan Ferry – If There Is Something 1972 The Inimitable Bryan Ferry tonight. From a 1972 session at The BBC, and assisted by Roxy Music bandmates, Eno and Phil Manzanera, Ferry does an eleven minute rendition of If There Is Something. A...

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A Dead Heat, Tapes For Sale And The Possibility Of Poison – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 31, 1976 Since October 31st came on a Sunday in 1976, this was the last weekend before the Presidential election. According to the Harris Poll, Carter’s poll standings were falling and it was becoming a dead heat between Carter...

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Taking A Crack At Inflation – October 30, 1978

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 30, 1978 News on this day was mostly of the Economic variety. Jimmy Carter‘s Anti-Inflation program was not being met with enthusiasm, so it was up to Treasury Secretary Blumenthal to make the pitch for the plan. Meanwhile, the...