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March 29, 1973 – Operation Homecoming – U.S. Withdraws From Vietnam

  March 29, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 29, 1973 – The day Vietnam War POWs were released and the end of U.S. involvement in the longest and most costly 10 year war. Dubbed Operation Homecoming – North Vietnam released the last of...

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Rudolf Firkusny, Eudice Shapiro And Leonard Rose At The 1964 Stratford Shakespearean Festival – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Rudolf Firkusny, Eudice Shapiro, Leonard Rose and guests – 1964 Shakespearean Music Festival – CBC Transcription Service A historic festival appearance this week. The 1964 Stratford Shakespearean Music Festival in Canada, featuring a stellar ensemble of soloists, headed up by pianist Rudolf Firkusny, violinist Eudice Shapiro, Cellist Leonard Rose and...

Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Greece in chaos – Talk by Eugene Clay Special Envoy to Greece – February 4, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Greece was in a state of uproar and chaos, and had been for several years. Fighting both the Germans and Italians during World War 2. Going through an...

Suede – Live At Royal Festival Hall 2002 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Suede – Live At Royal Festival Hall 2002 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

  – Suede in Concert from Royal Festival Hall, London, recorded by the venerable BBC in 2002. One of those bands who descended on the Alternative/Pop/Britpop scene in 1989 and were instantly embraced by the critics and whose debut album was one of the fastest selling in decades. In the...

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Imarhan – Live At Trans Musicales 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Imarhan – live at Trans Musicales, Rennes France – Dec. 5, 2015 – RFI-FIP – Imarhan, in concert from the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes this past week. The heady wave of Desert Blues bands coming from Timbuktu, southern Algeria and widely regarded as Tiniarwen’s little brothers continues. Imarhan...

‘Every Man Has Two Countries – His Own And France’ – JFK In Paris 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

‘Every Man Has Two Countries – His Own And France’ – JFK In Paris 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

– NBC Radio – JFK In Paris – June 2, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the news continues to unfold about the recent horrific situation in Paris, I was reminded of the strong bond that has always existed between France and the U.S. Typifying that bond was...

Harry Truman’s 4th Of July Message – July 4, 1947 0

Harry Truman’s 4th Of July Message – July 4, 1947

– President Truman – 4th of July Message – July 4, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 4th of July, 1947. Smack in the middle of Postwar reconstruction and grumblings of Cold Wars and Iron Curtains and talk of Independence and the Middle East getting ready to explode. Of instability...

Battle For Berlin – April 24, 1945 0

Battle For Berlin – April 24, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Lowell Thomas and the News – April 24, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 70 years ago, it was a question of days before Germany called it quits. With Soviet troops in Berlin and the fighting house...