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

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sargent Shriver – Meet The Press – March 23, 1964 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...

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The Beat – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: the beat – peel sessions – 5 nov. 1979 Since we’re heading into the home stretch for the weekend, and Friday is only minutes away, I thought I would increase the voltage a bit. Tonight it’s The Beat, or The English Beat...

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Springtime In Salonika – March 21, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 21, 1947 News for this first day of Spring in 1947 bears an eerie similarity to news today. This day in 1947 it was about the economic crisis spreading throughout Europe, with Greece and Turkey in the grips of...

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The Kinks In Session – December 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

A Little goes a long way: Become a Patron! Continuing the perennial favorites tonight with a session recorded by The Kinks for the BBC’s Top Of The Pops program in December, 1964. Always one of the more adventuresome and original of the initial British Invasion bands of the early 60s,...

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Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE Featuring Ander Telleria Play Music Of Beethoven, Francaix And Sibelius – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Click on the link here for Audio Player -Part 1: Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player -Part 2: Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE – Part 2   Over to Madrid this week for a concert with Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE conducted by Rafael...

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The Morning After – March 20, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 20, 1941 News for this day in 1941 (the 565th day of the War in Europe) had to do with the devastating overnight raids in London, reported to be the worst in a year, since the Blitz in 1940....

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Family – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1968-September – Family You absolutely could never mistake the voice of Family’s Roger Chapman for anyone else. No other singer sounded anything like him. The American press wasn’t all that keen on this distinctive vocal-chord adventure. Reviews were sometimes unkind. But the...

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Cold War Tinderbox – March 19, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 19, 1948 Characterized as a tinderbox by the State Department, Turkey, Italy, Greece and the Balkan region were hot in the grips of rioting on this March 19th in 1948. Telling too, were reports of Turkish diplomats leaving Hungary...