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October 13, 1940 – A Word To Children In Wartime – Princess Elizabeth

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Princess Elizabeth -Oct. 13, 1940 In the dark days of 1940 during the Blitz, a massive relocation campaign had begun in Britain concerning children living in the danger areas of large metropolitan cities. As a result, they were being evacuated to small...

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October 12, 1973 – Apres Agnew, Le Deluge.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Washington Week – Oct. 12, 1973 A startling and jarring week, but in reality a dress rehearsal for something bigger to come in the future. Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigned over Income Tax Evasion and a criminal investigation to which he plead No...

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The Shake Speares – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Shakespeares – How Does She Look – 1967 A baffling entry tonight. The Shake Speares, or Shakespeares as they were called for a while, were originally a Beat Group from Rhodesia, who migrated to the UK, and spent a lot of...

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Click on the link here for Audio Player:News for October 11, 1979 October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was...

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Guillaume Coppola Plays The Music Of Chopin, Debussy And Granados – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the Link here for Audio Player – Part 1: GuillaumeCoppola Recital – Oct. 8, 2012 – Part 1 Click on the Link here for Audio Player – Part 2: Guillaume Coppola Recital – Oct. 8, 2012 – Part 2 Over to Paris this week for a recital by...

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Fletcher Henderson – 1927 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Fletcher Henderson – Rocky Mountain Blues – 1927 Back to the 20’s tonight for a taste of Fletcher Henderson, one of the most influential band leaders and arrangers in the history of early Jazz – but few people knew about him. Henderson...

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The Fight For Freedom Committee – October 10, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Fight For Freedom Committee – Oct. 10, 1941 As a counter-movement to the much publicized, isolationist and German-leaning America First Committee, the Fight For Freedom Committee was organized to end America’s neutrality in the War and to involve us militarily in the...

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group. 0

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group.

Click link here for Audio Player: News for October 9, 1941 News for this October 9th in 1941 was centered mostly around the Eastern front with fierce fighting between Russian armies and the Germans. Both sides were claiming advances with the German army aiming its sights on Moscow. It was...

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Niños Mutantes – In Session – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Los conciertos de Radio 3 – Niños mutantes -15_05_12 Anyone who has done any radio surfing on the Internet will find there are literally hundreds of stations all over the world who devote a goodly chunk of their daily programming to live...

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A Word From Cesar Chavez – May 17, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cesar Chavez – May 17 1968 As a reminder today of just who Cesar Chavez was and what he stood for, here is an interview with Chavez from May 17, 1968, at the height of the Grape Boycott and the struggle for...