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Cream In Concert From Detroit 1967 (RIP Ginger Baker – 1939-2019) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend Update: Tribute Edition

Become a Patron! Hearing the sad news today of the passing of legendary Drummer Ginger Baker – it’s further evidence 2019 has not been a good year for Music. Tributes have been pouring in all day, including this one via Pitchfork earlier this morning (October 6,2019): After days of being...

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October 3, 1989 – The Exodus From East Germany – The Headaches For Gorby – A New Name For The Polish Government

Patrons can download this for free: Become a Patron! October 3, 1989 – The scene at the German Embassy in Prague was chaotic. The flood gates had opened as thousands of East Germans streamed into the West German Embassy compound, many carrying just the clothes on their backs, all of...

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October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

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Secretary Of State Cordell Hull – PanAmerican Day – New York World’s Fair – 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Patrons can download this rare and historic piece of audio for free: Become a Patron! Secretary of State Cordell Hull, speaking at the New York World’s Fair on the occasion of Pan-American Day, September 22, 1939. It was ironic; the New York World’s Fair, which embodied the optimism and technology...

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October 1, 1959 – Strikes – The Aftermath Of Gracie – Humiliation For The Dodgers – No Blatz n’ Pabst.

And patrons: Become a Patron! October 1, 1959 was no box of chocolates. Strikes were the big news. First was the ongoing Steel Strike, becoming the longest in history. President Eisenhower ordered everyone back to the bargaining table to keep trying for a resolution. And then, literally overnight, The Longshoremen...

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September 30, 1934 – FDR Has A Few Words About Government

Patrons and Subscribers: Become a Patron! President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of economic collapse and...