Radio

Pointing fingers

“Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been . . .” – Guilt By Association – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Fingers of suspicion, guilt by association – all elements of the era known as The Red Scare. The fear of subversion, the fear that America was going to be turned into a Communist regime, just like what was happening all over Eastern Europe. That our country would be undermined by...

Toronto at Night - 1950s

“Toronto Calling” – Jazz Unlimited – CBC Dominion Network – 1953 – Past Daily Archeology

CBC-Toronto – Dominion Network – Jazz Unlimited – November 10, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Growing up in Detroit, I remember spending hours listening to the radio stations that beamed across the border from Canada and all the different music we had access to. Like most radio at...

Dead Or Alive - In Session for John Peel - 1982

Dead Or Alive – In Session – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Dead Or Alive – In session for John Peel – Recorded March 1, 1982 – Broadcast March 18 – BBC Radio 1 – Dead Or Alive, in session for John Peel. Their second of two sessions, recorded on March 1, 1982 and broadcast on March 18th. Dead or Alive were...

Santiago, Chile - Protests

July 13, 1983 – The IRA And Debate On The Death Penalty – Chanting In The Streets Of Santiago – A Computer That (Sort Of) Talks And Understands.

July 13, 1983 – Busy day as news goes. Starting with word on a bombing in Northern Ireland, taking the lives of four British Soldiers when the vehicle they were riding in struck a landmine. The attack comes while Parliament was debating the Death Penalty and whether it should be...

Talk Talk - Paris Theatre - London - 1982

Talk Talk – Live In London – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Talk Talk – Live At Paris Theatre – London – Recorded by BBC Radio 1 for In Concert – 1982 – BBC Radio 1 – Talk Talk in concert to close the weekend. Recorded by BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series in 1982. Talk Talk began as a...

The Waning months of elementary School

It’s 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re About To graduate Elementary School – Your Teenage Years Are Looming –

KBLA – Bob Dayton Program – December 27, 1965 – Tom Howard Collection – It’s 1965 – everything is happening all at once. You’re about to graduate Elementary School and start Junior High. You have discovered girls, but they haven’t discovered you. You borrowed your dad’s razor and cut your...

Sicily - July 10, 1943

July 10, 1943 – Report From Europe – Invasion Of Sicily.

July 10, 1943 – War Telescope – Morgan Beatty – NBC Red Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For the price of a humdrum latte: Become a Patron! July 10, 1943 – News from Europe this day and it was all about the invasion of Sicily which took place...

Broadcast - in session for John Peel - 2000 (Getty Images)

Broadcast In Session – 2000 – John Peel – Past Daily Soundbooth

Broadcast – In session for John Peel – recorded January 23 – aired February 9, 2000 – BBC Radio 1 – Broadcast, in their second session for John Peel tonight. Recorded on January 23, 2000 and aired on February 9th. Broadcast were formed in Birmingham in 1995 by Trish Keenan...

Ambassador Richard Stone

July 9, 1983 – U.S. Envoy Richard Stone In Costa Rica – Peace Feelers – 1984 Presidential Hopefuls And The Gender Gap – Andropov And Samantha Smith.

It helps, it really does: Become a Patron! July 9, 1983 – Foreign Policy and Shuttle Diplomacy were the agendas, this day in 1983. U.S. Envoy Richard Stone, in Costa Rica on a peace-seeking mission, kept people guessing as to whether or not the trip would include El Salvador. The...