Vietnam War - 1967 - 0

February 22, 1967 – Vice-President Humphrey Discusses Vietnam – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! As 1966 turned into 1967 the war in Vietnam, initially considered a quick-in/quick-out military action, was turning into something considerably more complicated and protracted. With assessments coming from The Pentagon that this war could drag on for at least another 10 years was a sobering concept, which...

Mawoman Of Chaillot - Original Broadway cast - 1948 0

John Carradine And Maurice Valency Discuss (And Defend) The Madwoman Of Chaillot – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Looking for a little support:Become a Patron! The American premier of The Madwoman Of Chaillot on Broadway and the critical reaction to the play from one enthusiastic critic and another, decidedly not enthusiastic. On hand in this episode of The Author Meets The Critics, is one of the principle players,...

U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge with General Khan 0

February 20, 1965 – Vietnam: Attempted Overthrow – Days Of Intrigue.

We gotta ask: Become a Patron! One of those days full of intrigues from Southeast Asia. In this case, an attempted coup on the part of troops loyal to former Premier Diem (who was assassinated and overthrown with a little CIA help), against troops loyal to Military strongman and Vietnamese...

Laar Berman - In Concert With The Finnish Radio Symphony - 1978 0

Lazar Berman With Klaus Tennstedt And The Finnish Radio Symphony In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Lazar Berman, Piano With Klaus Tennstedt Conducting The Finnish Radio Symphony – September 5, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Your support is important to us: Become a Patron! Another historic concert this week. This time it’s the Russian piano legend with Klaus Tennstedt leading the Finnish Radio Symphony...


February 19, 1951 – The Situation In Korea: Successful Advances – Attempted Revivals

Not to seem obvious, but . . .:Become a Patron! News on this day in 1951, via Edward R. Murrow and The News, gave upbeat assessments from General Matthew Ridgeway regarding the situation in Korea and U.S. advances along the 38th Parallel. At one point, Chinese troops were engaged, their...

German Troops - February 1940 0

February 18, 1940 -163 Days Since Hostilities – Not A Question Of Keeping Out Of A European War But Keeping Out Of A European Peace.

Your support is important to us. Keeps us up and running: Become a Patron! February 18, 1940 – Safely out of the war zone, and on a liner bound for the U.S., Foreign Correspondent William Hillman, who was leaving Italy and bound for New York offers the first uncensored reports...