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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...

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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...

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1955 – Word From The Meadowlark – A Wonder World Of Bird Calls – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry – Sounds Of Our Times

NBC Radio – Mary Merryfield and birds – June 15, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Call us crazy, but, click on the link right here and kick in a buck or two: Become a Patron! Birds this weekend; specifically, The Meadowlark – primarily, the mid-west – most importantly,...

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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...

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Derek And The Dominos – Live At Fillmore East – 2nd Night – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Derek And The Dominos – Live At Fillmore East – 2nd Night – October 24, 1970 – Jim Moody Collection – Derek And The Dominos this weekend – recorded live at Fillmore East, the second of two nights, on October 24, 1970. Clapton fans know this concert, most likely both...

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

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Angela Davis – UC Berkeley Address – 1969 -Past Daily Voices Of Protest Edition

Angela Davis – Address at UC Berkeley – introduced by Herbert Marcuse – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In recent months, the events that are currently front and center in the social/racial makeup of America have brought about a dramatic reappraisal of just how prevalent the issue of...

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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...