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March 24, 1994 – In A Heartbeat – Assassination Of A Candidate

News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while celebrating an election victory in Tijuana the evening before.  The alleged assassin, 23 year old Mario Aburto Martinez; a mechanic and Pacifist, was...

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March 23, 1999 – Frustration From Kosovo – A Firing Squad In Cuba – OPEC Cuts Production

March 23, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1999 – News from Kosovo and the word was Frustration. U.S. envoy Richard Holbrook failed in last-ditch diplomacy efforts to stave off NATO’s first-ever airstrikes over Kosovo. Emerging from a two-hour session with Serbian...

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March 22, 1991 – Shoot-Downs Over No-Fly Zone – Kurdish Rebels Gain Control In The North – Staving Off Famine In Iraq

March 22, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1991 – news for this day had much to do with the situation in Iraq. Starting with a Pentagon report that an F-15 shot down an Iraqi jet venturing into the No-Fly zone in...

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March 22, 1964 – Trench Life During The War On Poverty – Sargent Shriver

This day in 1964 (a Sunday), Meet The Press had Sargent Shriver on as guest. As former head of The Peace Corps, he was tagged by President Johnson to head up the newly declared War On Poverty. The War On Poverty, as LBJ unofficially termed it, was first introduced in...

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New London String Ensemble Play Music Of Peter Warlock – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Peter Warlock: Serenade for Strings – New London String Ensemble – BBC Session – February 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Peter Warlock is seldom played these days, but probably more so than it was during his lifetime. Only two of his works were recorded...

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It’s February 1974 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Have Made Important Discoveries: The Jacuzzi And Flo & Eddie

]\ KROQ AM & FM – Jimmy Rabbitt – Shadoe Stevens With Flo & Eddie – February 10, 1974 – Rob Frankel Collection – “Whatever you do, don’t blow it”. It’s been a mantra from your friends ever since you met her. She likes you. She made the first moves...

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You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s 1966 – And You Can’t Wait . . . . – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

No question – 1966 was a pivotal year. But then, so was 1965 – so was 1964 and don’t forget 1963. The 60s had more than their fair share of memorable years with a lot going on in each of them. In 1966 things were starting to change. Music was...