Tagged: Academy Award for Best Picture

President Franklin D. Roosevelt

March 15, 1941 – FDR: Aid To Britain Address

March 15, 1941 – FDR Address to Correspondents Dinner – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day, 77 years ago, President Roosevelt addressed a gathering of Correspondents for their annual dinner in Washington. FDR chose this setting to announce that the U.S. would be stepping up its pledge to aid...

Jacques Ibert

Lily Laskine Plays Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jacques Ibert – Trio for Harp, Violin and Cello – ORTF Broadcast session – circa 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Jacques Ibert this weekend – a performance of the Trio for Harp, violin and cello, featuring the legendary Lily Laskine, harp as well as Roland Charmy...

John Houseman (R) with Orson Welles (L)

John Houseman Talks About Theatre And Orson Welles – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  John Houseman – interviewed by Caspar Citron – March 30, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Houseman is a name probably most people draw blanks over these days. And those who do, mostly likely remember him in the 1970s from a TV series based on the Academy...

Jeangu Macrooy

Jeangu Macrooy In Session At Eurosonic Noorderslag 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Jeangu Macrooy – In session at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2017 – VPRO – Netherlands – Jeangu Macrooy to end up the weekend. I was just checking out the artists who played the recent Eurosonic festival in The Netherlands and ran across a session by Jeangu Macrooy. It stopped me in my...

Charles Linbergh - America First

Charles Lindbergh And America First – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Charles Lindbergh – Address at America First Rally, San Francisco – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh who, in 1927 became the first to successfully pilot an airplane from Long Island New York to Paris, won hero status throughout the world and changed...

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 10, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another interesting news day, this April 10th in 1979. Starting with an investigation of Nuclear Power Plants, based on the recent disaster at...

Guido Cantelli Conducts The New York Philharmonic In Music Of Ravel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Guido Cantelli Conducts The New York Philharmonic In Music Of Ravel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – New York Philharmonic – Guido Cantelli, guest conductor – February 22, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No obscurities or overlooked compositions this week; just iconic musicians in milestone performances of much-loved works. I’ve been glued to this...