Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

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Dorothy Thompson, Carl Van Doren, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang – 1939 World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  May 10, 1939 – World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you are an English Major or a Writer or reader with a voracious appetite, the above names may mean nothing to you. In 1939 they represented the vanguard of established writers in the...

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Dial-Hopping In Toronto On An April In 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

CJVC-Toronto – Around April/May 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One thing about Popular culture, it’s everywhere. And as long as there has been a desire to be hip and “in the know”, it’s always been that way. And radio, since its inception up to the late 70s/early 80s,...

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An Interview With King Vidor – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

King Vidor – In Conversation With Arthur Knight – March 3, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you’re a film student or devoted to the history of Cinema, the name King Vidor may not ring many bells with you. The history of Cinema, particularly the early days, is...

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A Word Or Two From Jack Tworkov – 1966 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Jack Tworkov – Interview for U.S. Artists program – July 24, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An interview with Jack Tworkov this week. One of the founding figures of the American Abstract Art Movement of the 1950s, along with Willem DeKooning, Franz Kline, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, they...

Chicago Democratic Convention - 1968 0

Norman Mailer Has A Word Or Two About Conventions In 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Norman Mailer – interview on Book Beat – January 15, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948 and brought him almost instant renown. His best-known...

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Sudden California – The Earthquake Story – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Earthquake Story – KNX/CBS Radio – July 27, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Midwest has tornadoes, the East Coast has hurricanes and the West Coast has earthquakes – there’s something everywhere you go. With Tornadoes and Hurricanes at least you get some warning – maybe not...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography In Sound – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

F. Scott Fitzgerald – Biography In Sound – June 28, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – F. Scott Fitzgerald – a name which conjures up images of The Jazz Age, the “Era of Wonderful Nonsense“, the “Lost Generation” that period between the Wars. F. Scott Fitzgerald became synonymous with...

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An Interview With Steve Reich – 1983 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Steve Reich – in conversation with Alan Rich – February 7, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone who has studied, performed or just enjoyed music owes some degree of gratitude to Steve Reich. He is, without question, one of the most widely admired, respected and influential voices in...

The Critic as viewed by the audience 0

Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

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Joseph Papp Talks Theatre – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Joseph Papp – interviewed by James Day – Day For Night Program – Jan. 31, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joseph Papp, in conversation with James Day, from the broadcast of January 31, 1974. One of the most revolutionary figures in 20th century Theatre – taking what was,...