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January 21, 1982 – A Deadly Kentucky Coalmine Explosion – The Blizzard Of ’82 – Welcome To The Me Generation.

January 21, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A coalmine explosion in Kentucky and a blizzard sweeping across the midwest. Just a little of what was going on this January in 1982. Seven men, including four members of the family, were killed in a...

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January 20, 1941 – Franklin D. Roosevelt – 3rd Inauguration

Another inauguration – this one 80 years ago. President Franklin Roosevelt was sworn in for a third term. Joining him was a new vice-President, Henry Wallace. President Roosevelt:” Democracy is not dying. We know it because we have seen it revive–and grow. We know it cannot die–because it is built...

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The Bluetones – In Concert From Newcastle 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bluetones – in concert at Newcastle Mayfair – May 10,1998 – BBC Radio In Concert series – 90s favorites The Bluetones tonight. A band which remained somewhat unnoticed in the States, despite one U.S. tour early on in their careers, coinciding with the release of their debut album Expecting...

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January 18, 1956 – Looking At The Rose Through World Colored Glasses – John Foster Dulles.

For the week ending this day in 1956, all attention seemed to be on an interview, conducted by Life Magazine, with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. The gist of the interview was Dulles’ alarming tone with regard to the Indo-China (Vietnam) situation. Dulles proclaimed, in no uncertain terms, that...

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A Word Or Two From Dr. Martin Luther King – Youth And Social Action 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room:Birthday Edition

Today marks the Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King. And so to commemorate his birthday, and to honor his memory and his work, here is one of a series of lectures Dr. King gave for the CBC in Canada in 1967. This one is Lecture #3: Youth And Social Action....

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John Cale – In Session 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

John Cale in session tonight. One of the founding members of The Velvet Underground, with a stellar solo career after, Cale has been one of the more influential artists, spanning several decades. As a musician, his endeavors span a wide range of musical genres – pop, rock, Classical, Experimental and...

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Lee Konitz Live At The Art Park Jazz Festival 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

It helps, a lot: Become a Patron! From NPR’s legendary and much lamented Jazz Alive! series comes this weekend’s Downbeat post. Recorded at the 3rd Annual Art Park Jazz Festival in Lewiston New York, between September 1-3, 1979 and featuring the Lee Konitz Nonet. He performed successfully in a wide...