Radio

Ruggiero Ricci with Bronislaw Gimpel in concert

Ruggiero Ricci With Bronislaw Gimpel And The American Broadcasting Company Symphony Play Paganini – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ruggiero Ricci, violin with the American Broadcasting Company Symphony – conducted by Bronislaw Gimpel – November 2, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More rarities this week – two legendary violinists sharing the stage – one as conductor and the other as soloist. Ruggiero Rici with The American Broadcasting...

Your first job: Working in the Meat Department

It’s 1978 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Got Your First Job – Look Out World.

KMET – Bob Coburn – November 18, 1978 – Mike Devich Collection – The ritual of getting your first job – whether you were heading into your first semester of Junior High (or Middle School, if you’re so inclined) or your first semester of high school, there was something about...

Mickey Mantle loses battle to Cancer

August 13, 1995 – Mickey Mantle: Baseball Loses An Icon – Waiting For Felix – Train To Nowhere

Mickey Mantle – Hero on the field. Off the field, not so much. August 13, 1995 – Mickey Mantle lost his battle with Cancer at the age of 63. Nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The Mick, Mantle was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball...

Geraldine Ferraro - 198

August 12, 1984 – The Ticket Of Mondale-Ferraro – Reagan: “Never Say Never” – A Bumper Crop Of Ragweed

August 12, 1984. A historic August for politics. At the Democratic Convention, Presidential candidate Walter Monday chose former New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate. Ferraro was the first female vice-presidential nominee representing a major American political party. She served in the United States House of Representatives from...

Indira Gandhi - The Emergency - 1975

August 10, 1975 – One Year After Nixon – Thirty Years Since Hiroshima And Nagasaki – India: The Emergency.

August 10, 1975 – a day of anniversaries and upheaval. In Washington, it was the one-year anniversary since President Nixon resigned from Office amid the Watergate scandal and the installation of Gerald Ford to the office; the country was still recovering. It was thirty years since the American bombings of...

Hilde Somer - Plays Ravel

Hilde Somer With Bernard Herrmann And The CBS Symphony Play Music Of Mozart, Ravel And Cowell – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hilde Somer, piano – CBS (Radio) Symphony – Bernard Herrmann, conductor – July 14, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic concerts this weekend. This one features a 1946 broadcast from CBS Radio featuring the CBS Symphony conducted by Bernard Herrmann and featuring pianist Hide Somer in music of...