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It’s Thanksgiving 1970 – You Don’t Live In L.A. Anymore – It’s your First Holiday Away From Home – You May Never Go Back.

KYA-AM – Bwana Johnny – November 26, 1970 (Thanksgiving Day) – Rob Frankel Collection – You graduated high school and went away to college – it’s your first time having a holiday away from home. Thanksgiving was never very high on your list of memorable moments growing up anyway. Your...

Booth Tarkington 0

Dale Carnegie Talks About Booth Tarkington – 1945 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

Dale Carnegie – Discusses Booth Tarkington – February 14, 1945 – Mutual – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Booth Tarkington – a name that most likely rings no bells of recognition, outside of those studying 19th century/early 20th century American authors, discussed in a radio program narrated by the man...

eyes for the moment on Lebanon - these kept popping up on Kuwaiti street corners 0

November 25, 1990 – Desert Storm Clouds – Suicide Bombers In Lebanon – Riots In Seoul.

While the saber-rattling continued to ramp up in the Middle East over Iraq and its invasion of Kuwait, this November 25th in 1990, there was more going on in other areas of the region.  An incident on the Egyptian-Israeli border, where a border guard was arrested on suspicion of firing...

George Clinton 0

Parliament-Funkadelic – Live In Washington D.C. – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Parliament-Funkadelic – Live at Capitol Theatre, Washington D.C. – Feb. 18, 1978 A blast of Funk, provided by the inimitable, highly legendary and slightly outrageous Parliament-Funkadelic, led by the High-Priest of Blown Minds; George Clinton. The collective’s origins date back to the doo-wop group the Parliaments, formed by Clinton in...

Paris at night - 1939 0

November 24, 1939 – Two Months Into War – Slow To Face Threat – Paris Carries On.

A little less than two months into the shooting war in Europe, the news was filled reports of preparations and precautions going on throughout Europe. News from the front, with German reconnaissance planes penetrating French lines and being thrown back. Skirmishes in the air. From Paris came word of pending...

European Press Conference - 1950s 0

The Role Of The Press In The World Of 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

London Forum – The Role Of The Press – November 20, 1950 -BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Support if you can: Become a Patron! The Press. Even in 1950, an establishment sought after, relied upon, maligned, suspected and trusted; celebrated and gunned down, dispenser of Propaganda...

Marines in Beirut - November 1983 0

November 23, 1983 – Soviets Walk Out In Geneva – Marines On Alert In Beirut – Tough Going To Grandmother’s House This Thanksgiving.

A little bit means a lot: Become a Patron! November 23, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1983 – Between Geneva, Beirut and the Great Lakes, a busy news day. Starting with word of a walkout by Soviet negotiators in Geneva over...

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

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 been evacuated several weeks earlier. The Defense Department Press conference left more questions...

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November 22, 1963 – The Day Things Changed – The JFK Assassination.

On November 22, 1963, Dallas Texas became the center of a strange universe. President Kennedy was assassinated on his way to the Dallas Trade Mart to deliver an address at a Civic and Business leaders luncheon. The rest, as they say, is history. It started off as a typical day...

Bosnia Peace Talks - 1995 0

November 20, 1995 – Bosnia Peace Talks Conclude – Boeing Strike Is Over – Deals Cut On Capitol Hill – Free As A Bird Lands In Stores.

November 20, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 20, 1995 – Peace talks over the situation in Bosnia concluded with a big question mark and many issues left unsettled. After 20 days of negotiations in Dayton Ohio, a tentative peace plan was scheduled...