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The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Sevareid Commentaries – December 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some idea of how far-flung and wide-ranging our world was in 1958 can be heard in a sampling of these two commentaries by the legendary Broadcast...

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Bubbling Under – Boiling Over – North Africa – February 13, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Life And The World – Hot Spots in North Africa – February 13, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the movements for independence from European powers gained momentum in the 1950s, so did the violence. Few places...

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BBC Symphony With Sir Malcolm Sargent And Andor Foldes Play Music Of Shostakovich, Beethoven And Bartok – 1958 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Symphony – Sir Malcolm Sargent, Conductor – Andor Foldes, Piano – 1958 – BBC Radio – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Symphony – Sir Malcolm Sargent, Conductor – Andor Foldes, Piano – 1958...

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The Everly Brothers – Live – 1958 – (RIP Phil Everly – 1939-2014) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Everly Brothers – Live on The Big Record – June 15, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting the year off with the passing of another icon from the early days of Rock n’ Roll. The sad news earlier today...

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Years Of Crisis – 1958 – December 29, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Years of Crisis 1958 w/Edward R. Murrow – Dec. 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re rapidly approaching the end of 2013, the somewhat pained looks back at the year start now. But rather than mull...

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Christmas Sing With Bing – 1958 – A Bing Crosby Christmas – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player  – CBS Radio – A Christmas Sing With Bing – December 24, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to rumors that he hated it, Bing Crosby has become synonymous with Christmas and Christmas music. Starting in 1954 and going up to...

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Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports, December 1958 – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In case you think 2013 is weirder than most years, I’m afraid to tell you – no, it’s not. 1958 was just as strange, and it had The...

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Commenting On The Thousand Yard Stare – 1955-1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Year End Observations – 1955-1958 The only thing more fascinating than hearing how a year in history wound up, is hearing that year in history interpreted by a pundit – those elements we overlooked, those seemingly benign events that became earth-shattering, or the...