Americana

Adlai Stevenson 0

November 19, 1955 – Adlai Stevenson Addresses The DNC In Chicago – Past Daily Reference Room

November 19, 1955 – Adlai Stevenson Address to the DNC – Chicago, Illinois – November 19, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before our current state of affairs – long before the scandals and accusations and domestic terrorist attacks, our Political climate, though far from perfect, was one...

A Streetcar Named Desire - Original Cast 0

1948 Drama Critics Award – A Streetcar Named Desire – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

1948 Drama Critics Award program – A Streetcar Named Desire – Mutual Special Features – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A Streetcar Named Desire, as it was first performed with the original cast; Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden and Marlon Brando. A run which began in 1947 and in...

President Trumen (with Sen. Hubert Humphrey) - 1949 0

November 12, 1949 – Election Night: 1949 – A strike Is Settled – Grandfather Of The Year – Armistice Day: 1949

November 12, 1949 – Voices and Events- NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 12, 1949 – Sixty-nine years ago – an election was held, the coal strike was settled and in 1949 it was still Armistice Day. Election night 1949 – the off-year election held many races...

Lauritz Melchior - RCA Magic Key - 1938 0

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – RCA Magic Key – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – Frank Black With The NBC Orchestra – RCA Magic Key – April 17, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though you could consider it a one-hour commercial for RCA Victor records, phonographs and everything else RCA was involved in at the...

Gene Vincent 1

Gene Vincent, Johnny Burnette, Otis Williams, Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed – Live – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Gene Vincent, Johnny Burnette, Otis Williams And The Charms, Sam “The Man” Taylor and his Orch. Alan Freed – CBS Radio: Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party – August 7, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As Rock n’ Roll made the breakthrough, from Race Music and Midnight Disc-jockey...

Prime Minister Nehru 0

October 16, 1949 – Nehru Pays A Visit – What Next For The Communists Of America? – The Subject Was Money.

October 16, 1949 – NBC Radio: Voices And Events – weekend wrap-up – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 16,1949 – A busy week in the world, and a week that further indicated the West was growing more nervous that Communism would be a force to be reckoned with very...

Exurbia - 1956 0

The Exurbanites – Leaving The City Behind – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Exurbanities – CBS Radio Workshop – March 30, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a companion piece to the Urban Sprawl documentary from the early 1970s I ran a few days ago, discussing the rapidly abandoning of American cities, here is a dramatized essay written by Social...