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June 23, 1945 – Postwar Europe – A Return To Vichy – Adjusting To Peace.

Become a Patron! June 23, 1945 – As VE continued to wear off and the business of getting back to some semblance of normalcy slowly began, the adjustments to a new life and healing the scars from the old one were proving to be a challenge which would only become...

WPA Workers - 1939 0

June 23, 1939 – The WPA – Rep. Kent Keller: “There Is No Excuse For Starvation”

We’re here because you are – chip in by clicking on the link right here: Become a Patron! The WPA (Works Progress Administration) – The WPA Conference in Washington D.C. being held on June 26, 1939. Ahead of that conference, Congressman Kent E. Keller gave a radio address on the...

Salk Polio Vaccine - 1955 0

June 22, 1955 – The UN Celebrates 10 Years – Jonas Salk Reassures Congress His Vaccine Is Safe.

It helps – a LOT – click on the link here and chip in: Become a Patron! June 22, 1955 – News for this day had much to do with the goings on in San Francisco, site of the original meeting of the United Nations in 1945. Ten years later...

Gitta Alpar - Music Of Emmerich Kalman 0

Emmerich Kalman Plays the Music Of Emmerich Kalman – With Gitta Alpar – 1940 -Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Emmerich Kalman Plays the music of Emmerich Kalman with Gitta Alpar, Soprano – Felix Knight, Tenor – May 5, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although you might be hard pressed to label Emmerich Kalman a composer of serious Classical Music, he was quite well known and highly regarded...

Ira Sullivan - Red Rodney -Montreal Jazz Fest. 1984 0

Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – July 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hate to bug you, but the site relies on your support: Become a Patron! Post-Bop collaboration from Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan in this Montreal Jazz Festival broadcast from...

Unions 1947 0

June 19, 1947 – Unions And Strike Votes – Rent Control Legislation – Capitol Hill And Harry Truman.

If you haven’t already, consider: Become a Patron! June 19, 1947 – A relatively calm day. Or calm before the storm, depending on how you looked at it. The matter at hand had to do with Unions and America’s labor force – the issue of strikes and the quality of...

Children of the besieged. 0

June 18, 1940 – The View From Bordeaux – Unprecedented, Unimaginable, Mass Confusion – A Place Besieged.

We’re because you are – support us if you can – doesn’t cost much at all: Become a Patron! June 18, 1940 – With the air thick with confusion, fighting still going on in some areas, the escape out of France still going on and anxious anticipation over the reaction...

Marion - live in Manchester - 1994 0

Marion – Live At Manchester Roundhouse – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Marion – Live at the Manchester Roundhouse – October 7, 1994 – Jim Moody Collection – Marion in concert from Manchester to keep things rolling. Recorded at the Manchester Roundhouse on October 7, 1994. Almost, but not quite like last night’s The High concert, Marion came on the scene with...

London - Summer 1945 0

June 16, 1945 – Europe After V-E Day – Life Returns To London – Eyes On The Pacific.

Become a Patron! June 16, 1945 – The view from Europe – how the ravages of war were slowly fading from cities and towns and how the slow readjustment to peacetime was starting to take place, after over five years of bombings and invasions which left a continent in mostly...

Dan Quayle -The Potato kerfuffle 0

June16, 1992- A POW/MIA Bombshell From The Kremlin – A Red-Carpet Welcome For Yeltsin – The Potato Gaffe From Quayle

Becoming a Patron is really easy and it helps a lot: Become a Patron! June 16, 1992 – A day of bafflement and raised eyebrows. Starting with the bombshell revelation from Russian President Boris Yeltsin that there was a very strong possibility that American POW’s from the Vietnam War were...