Tagged: 10 Downing Street

Gil Evans

Gil Evans Orchestra Live In Paris – 1976 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gil Evans Orchestra – live from Studio 105, Maison de la Radio, Paris – November 4, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gil Evans for a stay-at-home Sunday. Recorded at Radio France, Studio 104 in Paris on November 4, 1976. For all the decades Gil Evans was active, he...

Newly re-elected Winston Churchill

Britain Voted – Churchill Back At Number 10 – 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

British Elections 1951 – NBC Radio: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Oct 21, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A lot happened in 1951, not the least were the elections in Britain bringing wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill back to No. 10 Downing Street after an absence of some...

UK Prime Minister Edward Heath

Prime Minister Edward Heath: National Press Club – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Prime Minister Edward Heath – National Press Club – February 2, 1973 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Prime Minister Edward Heath, leader of the Conservative Party in Britain from 1970-1974 and noted for having one of the more difficult periods in office during a time...

King Edward VIII - Wallace Simpson

Waiting For The King’s Speech – Dec. 9, 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

December 9, 1936 – BBC/NBC – Alistair Cooke and Bulletins from London – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, it was this day (December 11) eighty years ago, that King Edward VIII of England abdicated the throne to marry Wallace Simpson, an American divorcée and a “commoner”. The move was...

Hollywood Park - June 1938

Opening Day At Hollywood Park – June 9, 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Opening Day program at Hollywood Pqrk – George McCall program – June 9 , 1938 – CBS/KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An institution for racing fans since it was built in 1938, the Legendary Hollywood Park faced its demise via wrecking ball on May 31, 2015, and an...

May 8, 1945 – Officially Official – The End Of War In Europe -VE Day Has Arrived.

CBS Radio – VE Day Reports – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Mutual/WOR – Broadcast Day – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm -May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After a day of jumping the gun, official news that the War in Europe was over, this...

A World At War – January 27, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 27, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fighting or talk of war going on seemingly all over the world, this January 27th in 1942. The Pacific was the scene...

Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965)

Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965)

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC/MBS – First Lord Of The Admiralty Winston Churchill – Address At Free Trade Hall, Manchester – January 27, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player...

A Prime Minister Calls It Quits – Chamberlain Resigns – May 10, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Prime Minister Calls It Quits – Chamberlain Resigns – May 10, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC – Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain quits as Prime Minister – May 10, 1940 On a day seemingly overwhelmed with news of German invasions in Europe. London was rocked, this May 10th in 1940, with the added news that Prime Minister...