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October 24, 1939 – The Challenge To Civilization – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: New York Herald Tribune Forum – Oct. 24, 1939 Almost two months into what would become World War 2 (before December 7th 1941 it was called “The War in Europe“), the question was circulating as to what where was the future heading,...

October 24, 1960 – Campaign ’60: Down To The Wire.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Oct. 24, 1960 – Eyewitness To History – 1960 Election With the third Debate over the previous night, October 24th was the home stretch for the 1960 Presidential Campaign. As a recap of the race to the White House, CBS News ran...

Syd Barrett In Session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Syd Barrett – In Session – Feb. 18, 1970 I don’t think there is anyone in the world who is an even passing fan of the music of Pink Floyd who hasn’t heard about original founding member Syd Barrett. His legend and...

Picking A President – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio layer: Picking A President – Oct. 1968 Pres. Eisenhower: “The National Convention today is brought to every home in the United States by television, and now even more significant, by Early Bird and Telstar, those pictures are going to nations all over the...

October 22, 1980 – The October Surprise (sort of).

October 22, 1980 – The October Surprise (sort of).

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 22, 1980 News for this October 22nd in 1980, in addition to feverish campaigning on the parts of the Carter and Reagan camps, was word that a possible breakthrough in negotiations for the 50 Americans held hostage at the...

Serge Koussevitsky Conducts The L.A. Phil. At The Hollywood Bowl – With Isaac Stern – 1950 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend.

Become a Patron! Something special this weekend – a Hollywood Bowl broadcast, featuring the Los Angeles Philiharmonic, guest conducted by Serge Koussevitsky and featuring the 30-year old violin-wunderkind Issac Stern in an all-Tchaikovsky Concert. Featured are: All-Tchaikovsky Concert at The Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles Philharmonic, Serge Koussevitsky, guest Conductor...

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Live In London – 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: ArtBlakeyAndTheJazzMessengers1965-03-07CineTeleSoundStudioLondonUK It’s not even going out on a limb to say Art Blakey did more for taking percussion out of the “keeping time” box and putting in a place of creative expression than most other drummers of the 20th Century did. His...

Music Of Protest – Syrian Singer/Musician Samih Choukeir.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: World_Music_Matters_Samih_Choukeir With all the news regarding Syria and the endless struggle going on, we tend to miss those elements of a movement that may seem not so important to the casual observer, but which are crucial and vital elements to the morale...