Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Easter – 1956 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry 0

Easter – 1956 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World – Easter: 1956 – April 4, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1956,the Cold War Public Relations campaign was in full blossom. Differences between “The Free World” and the Communist Dominated...

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A Taste Of Top-40 In 1958 – WABC With Alan Freed – August 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

One of the interesting things about listening to actual history, as opposed to the recreation of it, is how much gets glossed over in the reconstruction and re-telling. Music and Popular Culture is often relegated to those key moments or top-10 songs to get some idea of the feel for...

A Word Or Two From Marcello Mastroianni – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

A Word Or Two From Marcello Mastroianni – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Leonard Harris in Conversation with Marcello Mastroianni – Nov. 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In the history of World Cinema, one of the most enduring and recognizable faces of the 20th Century was that of...

Future Of The American City – A debate Between Frank Lloyd Wright And William Zeckendorf – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimuafry 0

Future Of The American City – A debate Between Frank Lloyd Wright And William Zeckendorf – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimuafry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – The Future Of The American City – April 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, when rural culture gave way to urban sprawl, the question of just what kind of...

A Word Or Two From Edmund Leach – A Runaway World 1967 – BBC Reith Lectures – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

A Word Or Two From Edmund Leach – A Runaway World 1967 – BBC Reith Lectures – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC – The Reith Lectures – Edmund Leach – A Runaway World – November 12-19, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. It is always fascinating to listen to assessments of life and society as viewed from many...

A Word Or Two From Christopher Isherwood – As Told To Studs Terkel – 1977 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

A Word Or Two From Christopher Isherwood – As Told To Studs Terkel – 1977 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Studs Terkel Program – Christopher Isherwood Interview – April 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The prominent novelist Christopher Isherwood is probably best known for his novel Berlin Stories, cited by Time Magazine as one of the...

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An Interview With Dame Myra Hess – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC – Martin Amis interviews Dame Myra Hess – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. I grew up listening to Piano legend Dame Myra Hess because as a kid, I wasn’t trusted with the lps in my...

George Stevens, Jerry Wald And Leo Rosten Discuss The State Of American Film In 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

George Stevens, Jerry Wald And Leo Rosten Discuss The State Of American Film In 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – American Film: 1956 – August 26, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Despite a lot of truly great, landmark and memorable films made in the 1950s, the film business was in dire straits. Television...

Gertrude Stein Reads Gertrude Stein 1934 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Gertrude Stein Reads Gertrude Stein 1934 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gertrude Stein reads Gertrude Stein – 1934 recordings – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Realizing this was recorded 80 years ago, and wondering what the reaction was at the time to the poetry of Gertrude Stein, it’s impossible...

Christmas With The Troops 1952 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry 0

Christmas With The Troops 1952 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Let’s Go Hollywood with George Fisher – December 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection What began during World War 2 as a holiday ritual, continued on for decades as members of the Hollywood contingent boarded...