Tagged: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Democracy And The Constitution in 1936

March 31, 1936 – Democracy And The Constitution In An Era Of Unrest – Past Daily Reference Room

William Hard: Essay on the Constitution – You And Your Government radio series – March 31, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Democracy and the Constitution – periodically, during our nation’s history, the very basis of our democracy and the principles of the Constitution have come under fire and...

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets: “The Artist Is Taking A Strange Place In America Today” 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Clifford Odets – Interview for Sum & Substance – Feb. 3, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Clifford Odets may not ring any bells, unless you have spent time going through the history of Theatre and the Social commentary of 1930s Depression-era America. To many, Clifford Odets...

Downtown L.A. - Pershing Square 1920

September 10, 1955 – L.A. Celebrates A Radio Station – KNX At 35 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

September 10, 1955 – KNX Celebrates 35 years – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 10, 1955 – That was the day and the month KNX (now KNX 1070 Newsradio) got started in a small building (later to become KMPC and even later to become The Spaghetti Factory) on Sunset...

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...

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Stan Freberg Show – November 8, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More sad news this week – the passing of one of the most enduring and recognizable voices of the last half...