World War 1

Memorial Day 1923 0

Memorial Day 1923 – Warren G. Harding

Memorial Day 1923 – President Warren G. Harding Address at Hoboken New Jersey – Return of 5,212 war dead – May 23, 1923 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Memorial Day – In 1923 it was observed by the return of some 5,212 war dead from Europe, fallen during World...

The Nice 0

The Nice – Live In Sweden (RIP: Keith Emerson – 1944-2016) – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

The Nice – In Session for Sveriges Radio, Stockholm – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the sad news today of the death of Keyboard legend Keith Emerson, I was reminded of how rich and influential his legacy had been for so many of us who were fans since...

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Meet The Press – Interview With Habib Bourguiba – May 19, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Many people, particularly those who aren’t aware of or remember the history or the extent of French influence in Africa and the Middle East, probably wonder why there is...

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Veterans Day/Remembrance Day – The War To End All Wars 1914-1918 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Voices Of World War 1 – 1914-1918 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Originally known as Armistice Day, and in England it’s still known as Remembrance Day, Veteran’s Day (as it’s now known here) came about as the result of the end of World War 1, The War To End...

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941 0

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941

– News Of The World – November 10, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the war raging in Europe this November 10th in 1941, the tell-tale signs that, even the German people were getting fed up with the war was becoming evident. Although the Propaganda machine was loudly...

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939 0

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939

– MBS – Martin Dies Address – October 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the years following World War 1, there had been the threat of a takeover or violent revolution in America from one extremist group or another. In the days at the end of World...

JFK – Dedication Of Memorial To The Missing – May 23, 1963 0

JFK – Dedication Of Memorial To The Missing – May 23, 1963

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – JFK – Dedication of Memorial To The Missing – Battery Park – May 23, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since it’s Memorial Day weekend; amid traditional barbecues, days off and celebrating – a reminder it’s a...

By Any Other Name: Genocide – 1915 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

By Any Other Name: Genocide – 1915 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Armenian Voices 1915 – BBC World Service Newsday – April 24, 2015 Since recording of events wasn’t as universal as it is now, trying to locate historic sound to illustrate an event, particularly an event with...

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Warren G. Harding Addresses The Arms Limitations Conference – November 12, 1921 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Warren G. Harding Address to International Conference for Limitation of Armaments – Nov. 12, 1921 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Almost 100 years ago. Three years after the “War to End All Wars” concluded, talk...