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Sir Thomas Beecham And The Royal Philharmonic In Concert – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link: BBC – Sir Thomas Beecham – 1947 To the heavy, cumbersome, oversized BBC Transcriptions this week for a concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by the legendary and amiable Sir Thomas Beecham in an all-Mozart program, recorded on April 28, 1947. Starting off with the...

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Y-Day At The Bowl – 1963. The Beach Boys, Surfaris, The Routers, The Challengers – Past Daily Pop Chronicles.

Or click on the Link – Part 1: Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1 Or click on the Link – Part 2: Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 2 A few years ago I ran a portion of this concert, via my now-defunct Newstalgia site. It featured headliners The...

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Learning A New Word: Entebee – July 6, 1976

A very busy news day, this July 6, 1976. Starting with news of the daring Israeli raid on Entebbe Airport in Uganda overnight, where Palestinian terrorists were holding 100 Israelis, bound for Paris, in a hostage exchange demand. All hostages arrived at Tel-Aviv safe and Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was...

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Robert Kennedy Promotes Summer Jobs – July 1964.

On July 7, 1964, Attorney General Robert Kennedy addressed some 5,000 College students gathered in Washington for a Summer Jobs Seminar. He promoted the idea that, getting involved with the government and experiencing its inner workings in a hands-on environment was a great opportunity to serve, and that it could...

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FDR Gives A Fireside Chat About The State Of The Nation In 1938

Billed as a Fireside Chat, even though it was one of the hottest Summer days in Washington, President Roosevelt gave one of his frequent talks on the state of the Nation and the State of the Government. Assessing the accomplishments of the recently adjourned 75th Congress and his thoughts on...