Corruption

June 28, 2007 – Cities On The Edge – Economy On The Edge – Stock Market On The Edge.

NPR – Hourly News – June 28, 2007 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! June 28, 2007 – A day where living on the Edge was starting to catch up to people. From news that most city streets were in a state of bad disrepair and, in...

May 28, 1994 – White House Gets Choppergate – North Korea Gets Snippy – China Gets KFC.

May 28, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 28, 1994 – Busy news day from The White House, from North Korea, from China and all points in between. Starting with the brewing Choppergate scandal hitting the White House this morning. The brouhaha over...

Elections In Panama

May 6, 1989 – Panama Elections – Elections In Texas – Funeral In Johannesburg

May 6, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 6, 1989 – Busy day, even for a Saturday in 1989. Starting with the weather. Tornados and thunderstorms were busy reeking havoc throughout the South. At least 16 people were reported dead as the result...

Nikolai Sokoloff And The La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra Play Music Of Lopatnikoff – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Nikolai Lopatnikoff – Divertimento For Orch. op. 34 – Nicolai Sokoloff, cond. The La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra – 1952 – Concert Hall Society Recording – Limited Edition – G-4 – Slight change of pace this weekend. Rather than play a concert or radio broadcast session, I thought I...

Hollywood: A state of mind

March 30, 1951 – The Week That Was – A Hollywood State Of Mind.

March 30, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now with Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1951 – What this week sounded like in 1951, and a look at Hollywood at a crossroads. A week loaded with drama – from hearings on Organized Crime to...

Anastasio Somoza

Anastasio Somoza – Meet The Press – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Anastasio Somoza on Meet The Press – April 16, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anastasio “Tachito” Somoza DeBayle; 5 December 1925 – 17 September 1980) was a Nicaraguan dictator and officially the President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1967 to 1 May 1972 and from 1 December 1974...

Coal Strike - Day 79

February 22, 1978 – The 79 Day Old Coal Strike – Debating The Panama Canal Treaty – A Funeral In Cairo

February 22, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 22, 1978 – Day 79 of the nationwide Coal Strike and negotiations were dragging on. More talks were scheduled in Washington, but Labor Department Officials indicated that labor and management were...

Dr.Benjamin Spock

January 8, 1968 – Civil Rights; In Anticipation Of A Long-Hot Summer – Indicting Dr. Spock – The First Heart Transplant

January 8,1968 – Newsfront – Eastern Educational Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 1968 – Anticipation of a year of protests. The year was starting off with warnings from Civil Rights leaders that Summer of 1968 was going to be potentially just as hot as summers past,...

Newt Gingrich

January 7, 1997 – The Case Against Gingrich – SCOTUS Hears About Sexual Abuse – Gulf War Syndrome

January 7, 1997 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 7, 1997 – Another busy January on Capitol Hill. The day started with a pending vote on a second term as House Speaker for Newt Gingrich. He made his case, now it was waiting for...

Sago Mine Disaster - West Virginia Governor Manchin

January 3, 2006 – A Disaster Called Sago – A Lobbyist Called Abramoff – An Unwelcome Mat Called Egypt

January 3, 2006 – NPR Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 3, 2006 – The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, near the Upshur County seat of Buckhannon. The blast and collapse trapped...