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Walter Cronkite and kittens

Walter Cronkite Has A Word About 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Walter Cronkite – News and Commentary – November 5, 1980 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Walter Cronkite – the last election he covered before his retirement was the 1980 Presidential campaign. The Most Trusted Man in America held forth, commenting as the votes were tabulated and,...

Mike Dukakis

October 26, 1988 – Two Weeks To Know If It’s Bush Or Dukakis

October 26, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1988 – Two weeks until Election Day. Only this particular October 26th the election was between Michael Dukakis and George H.W. Bush. News from the polls were not good for Dukakis. He was reported...

All About Eve

All About Eve – In concert 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve, from 1991 tonight. In Concert at the Town & Country in London and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series on Radio 1 and issued as part of the BBC Transcription Service worldwide. Getting their name from the legendary 1950 film classic...

The Good Rats

The Good Rats – Live At My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Good Rats – in Concert at My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – WLIR-FM – The Good Rats, often referred to as “The most famous unknown band in America“, got their start in 1964. The Long Island, New York natives have had a consistent cult following, and it’s...

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: This Was 1954 – Dec. 31, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago this night, most people were heading off to New Year‘s Eve celebrations. Some stayed in. And some heard a wrap-up...

30 Minutes That Shaped A Generation – The Selling Of Youth Culture In The 60s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Youth-Oriented Radio Commercials – 1966-1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something interesting happened around the time of the British Invasion in the early 1960s’; teenagers in America were suddenly discovered to be a massive consumer market. Not that there hasn’t always...