History

Dan Quayle -The Potato kerfuffle

June16, 1992- A POW/MIA Bombshell From The Kremlin – A Red-Carpet Welcome For Yeltsin – The Potato Gaffe From Quayle

Becoming a Patron is really easy and it helps a lot: Become a Patron! June 16, 1992 – A day of bafflement and raised eyebrows. Starting with the bombshell revelation from Russian President Boris Yeltsin that there was a very strong possibility that American POW’s from the Vietnam War were...

Santiago - June 1983

June 15, 1983 – Unrest In Santiago – Reagan On Education – Charles And Diana Land In Canada

Pennies, nickels, dimes – it all adds up: Become a Patron! June 15, 1983 – Santiago Chile woke up this morning choking, soaked to the skin and with burned eyes. It was the latest in a series of clashes between protestors and the government of Augusto Pinochet, who seized power...

GOP Convention -1936 - Alf Landon banners

June 11, 1936 – The GOP Gathers To Nominate Alfred M. Landon – Past Daily Reference Room

In these days of crazy, even a little is a lot: Become a Patron! The 1936 Republican National Convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio, between June 9 and 12. Although many candidates sought the Republican nomination, only two, Governor Landon and Senator William Borah from Idaho, were considered to be...

Icicle Works - Shelly's - 1985

The Icicle Works – LiveAt Shelly’s Club – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Icicle Works – Live At Shelly’s Club, Stoke – 1985 – Live and Loud.com Icicle Works live tonight. Recorded at Shelly’s Club in 1985 and tweaked, fiddled with and turbo-charged by Flip Martian for my current favorite website, Live and Loud.com (check them out). Icicle Works was founded in Liverpool...

James Baldwin - Lecture At Castlemont High - 1963

James Baldwin – A Lecture To High School Students – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

James Baldwin – Lecture at Castlemont High School – Oakland, California – Broadcast June 23, 1963 – KPFA – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This was not the first lecture James Baldwin gave to a group of high school students, nor was it the last. During the civil rights movement...

Microsoft: Bill Gates on Capitol Hill

June 8, 2000 – The Microsoft Breakup Fracas – The Wild-Wild Internet – Howling Objections Over AT&T Tactics.

June 8, 2000 – Microsoft, rather than go along with the Justice Department’s breakup order, decided to fight the ruling. The Department of Justice issued a ruling, declaring Microsoft’s dominance of the x86-based personal computer operating systems market constituted a monopoly, and that Microsoft had taken actions to crush threats...

President Eisenhower - 1954

June 3, 1954 – The Politics Of Civil Rights – Segregation, Capitol Hill And Communists – The Eisenhower Years

Every little bit helps: Become a Patron! June 3, 1954 – A day with a lot of domestic political issues in the air. Starting with news from Capitol Hill and the matter of Civil Rights and segregation in housing. On this day, a bill calling for Liberalization of loan guarantees...