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April 9, 1994 – Meanwhile . . .Back In Kigali – A Nightmare Called Rwanda.

CBS World News Roundup – April 9, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While news for this day in 1994 focused on Shuttle Endeavor, President Clinton’s Healthcare Bill and the situation in Bosnia, a darker more horrifying story was unfolding in the African nation of Rwanda as reports surfaced of...

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The Waitresses – Live At The Bottom Line – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Although they were together for a comparatively short period of time (1978-1984), and really had only one hit, The Waitresses were one of those early 80s bands which had a lot more going for them than they were credited for. Their one hit, which actually didn’t do anything the first...

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April 8, 1975 – The Bleed-Out – Pressure From The Pentagon Over Vietnam

As the situation in Vietnam went from bad to worse to hopeless – the Pentagon was pressuring The White House to pressure Capitol Hill  to provide $ 1/2 Billion in immediate Military aid to the South Vietnamese government. Even the Pentagon was less-than-optimistic that this sum would do any good;...

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The Borodin Quartet Play Music Of Tchaikovksy And Brahms – 2012 Vienna Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The Borodin Quartet – in concert at The Vienna Festival 2012 – June 19, 2012 – Deutsche Welle/Radio Nacional España – Chamber music this week. A concert by The Borodin Quartet given during the 2012 Vienna Festival and featuring the music of Tchaikovsky and Brahms. Opening with the Quartet Movement...

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April 7, 1941 – German Invasion Of Yugoslavia – Unconfirmed Messages From Athens – No Direct News From Belgrade.

April 7, 1941 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 7, 1941 – News from the Balkans was grim this day. The German Army had invaded Yugoslavia and had pushed their way through Macedonia. German dive bombers were targeting Greek defensive positions while German...

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April 7, 1996 – The Taking Of Ted the Hermit – Capturing The Unabomber.

It just so happened, April 7th in 1996 was a Sunday. It was also Easter Sunday. It was also the first day of Daylight Savings Time. But that didn’t stop the world ending the week on a very haywire note. From news that notorious Unabomber suspect Ted Kaczynski was now...

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April 6, 1996 – Tragedy At Dubrovnik – Death Of Ron Brown – The Freemen Standoff

A somber weekend – the bodies of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 32 associates were flown back to Washington from Dubrovnik Croatia where Brown’s plane crashed, killing all on board. President Clinton was particularly saddened by the deaths, calling Ron Brown his great and good friend. Brown and the others...

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Tame Impala – Live At Paredes de Coura Festival 2015 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tame Impala – Live at Paredes de Coura 2015, Portugal – August 20, 2015 – Vodafone FM Hat in hand, heart on sleeve: Become a Patron! One of the real upsides to the 2015 festival season had been just how many radio outlets around the world are actively streaming, direct...

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April 5, 1945 – Tales Of Miracle And Wonder – The Press And The War.

April 5, 1945 – Interview with Mutual Reporter Don Bell. Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 5, 1945 – Aside from the day to day news reports from the front and the Capitols involved in the War, much air time was spent interviewing those people who played, in some cases...