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Nixon - Pneumonia 0

July 15, 1973 – Nixon And Pneumonia – Nixon And Watergate – Nixon And Cambodia.

July 15, 1973 – News this week had to do with Presidential health. Earlier in the week, President Nixon was admitted to Bethesda Naval Hospital with a case of Pneumonia. Nixon’s doctor, Dr. Walter Tkach disclosed that the President was indeed suffering from Pneumonia and that he had been put...

The American Newsstand 0

Jazz-Age Journalism – The Care And Feeding Of A Tabloid – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Although this program, originally aired in 1965, discusses the era of the Tabloid as something that grew and prospered as a result of the 1920s, some evidence indicates the need to sensationalize the news goes back much further and may just be part of our National DNA. Aside from being...

Toronto at Night - 1950s 0

“Toronto Calling” – Jazz Unlimited – CBC Dominion Network – 1953 – Past Daily Archeology

CBC-Toronto – Dominion Network – Jazz Unlimited – November 10, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Growing up in Detroit, I remember spending hours listening to the radio stations that beamed across the border from Canada and all the different music we had access to. Like most radio at...

Dead Or Alive - In Session for John Peel - 1982 0

Dead Or Alive – In Session – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Dead Or Alive – In session for John Peel – Recorded March 1, 1982 – Broadcast March 18 – BBC Radio 1 – Dead Or Alive, in session for John Peel. Their second of two sessions, recorded on March 1, 1982 and broadcast on March 18th. Dead or Alive were...

Santiago, Chile - Protests 0

July 13, 1983 – The IRA And Debate On The Death Penalty – Chanting In The Streets Of Santiago – A Computer That (Sort Of) Talks And Understands.

July 13, 1983 – Busy day as news goes. Starting with word on a bombing in Northern Ireland, taking the lives of four British Soldiers when the vehicle they were riding in struck a landmine. The attack comes while Parliament was debating the Death Penalty and whether it should be...

Talk Talk - Paris Theatre - London - 1982 0

Talk Talk – Live In London – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Talk Talk – Live At Paris Theatre – London – Recorded by BBC Radio 1 for In Concert – 1982 – BBC Radio 1 – Talk Talk in concert to close the weekend. Recorded by BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series in 1982. Talk Talk began as a...

Thelonious Monk - live in Paris - 1966 0

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Paris – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At Maison de l’ORTF, Paris – March 20, 1966 – Radio France – The legendary Thelonious Monk and his quartet, featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, Larry Gales on bass and Ben Riley on drums, recorded live at ORTF Paris’ Maison de l’ORTF on March...

The Drive-In Theatre 0

July 1962 – The Drive-In Experience – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KGIL – Drive In Pre-show and Intermission Feature – July 18-31, 1962 -John Wilson Collection – The Drive-In Movie Theater – once a staple in the diet of 1950s and 1960s America. Faded from view in the 1970s with the advent of home video and the ensuing VHS/Betamax wars –...

The Waning months of elementary School 0

It’s 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re About To graduate Elementary School – Your Teenage Years Are Looming –

KBLA – Bob Dayton Program – December 27, 1965 – Tom Howard Collection – It’s 1965 – everything is happening all at once. You’re about to graduate Elementary School and start Junior High. You have discovered girls, but they haven’t discovered you. You borrowed your dad’s razor and cut your...