Tagged: African-Americans

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July 24, 1949 – Pondering NATO – Embracing Les Craps – Mistaken Identities

– Certainly not a dull week in history, this July in 1949. Starting off with fears and accusations coming from Britain over post-War Germany and a repudiation of claims from Sir Winston Churchill that he demanded total destruction and complete surrender of Germany at the end of World War 2....

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May 22, 1987 – Here Come The Caskets – USS Stark Aftermath – Persian Gulf Dilemma – Smoke; Meet Mirrors

May 22, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 22, 1987 – a day of mixed messages. Memorial services were being held this day for the personnel killed aboard the USS Stark when it was attacked by Iraqi missiles in the Persian gulf earlier...

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May 21, 1987 – The Stark Incident

May 21, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – May21, 1987 – Aftermath of an Iraqi missile attack on a U.S. ship – The USS Stark incident occurred during the Iran–Iraq War on 17 May 1987, when an Iraqi jet aircraft fired missiles at the American frigate USS Stark. Thirty-seven...

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Joachim Kuhn Trio And Big Band – Live At Jazzfest Berlin 2010 – Past Daily Downbeat

Joachim Kuhn – Trio and Big Band – Jazzfest Berlin – November 6, 2010 – WDR-Radio Checking out the atmosphere in recent strides, German Jazz pianist and Bandleader Joachim Kuhn brought down the house at the Berlin Jazzfest in 2010. Here’s what The Guardian had to say about that gig:...

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Leonard Bernstein – Zubin Mehta – N.Y. Phil. – Aaron Copland 85th Birthday Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

New York Philharmonic – Leonard Bernstein – Zubin Mehta, Conductors – Aaron Copland 85th Birthday – Nov. 11, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week – this time it’s The New York Philharmonic with Conductor laureate Leonard Bernstein sharing the podium with Music Director Zubin...

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November 22, 1962 – Showdown On Tax Reform – Taking A Breather In The India-China War

November 22, 1962 – NBC Radio News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1962 – A busy Thanksgiving Day in 1962. On Capitol Hill, an uproar over the new Tax Reform package and fears it may be shot down. Congressional leaders were putting the brakes...

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October 17, 1960 – Senator John F. Kennedy At Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator John F. Kennedy – Campaign Address at Wittenburg University, Springfield Ohio – October 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Senator John F. Kennedy – 57 years ago today. On the campaign trail for the Presidency, Senator John F. Kenndy speaking before a capacity audience at Wittenburg University...

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Roots Of Racism – 1958 – Discussion Of Prejudice And Racism In The World – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Roots Of Racism and Prejudice – The Open Mind – September 14, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Racism, it seems, has always been with us. Whether its overt or subtle, sanctioned or scorned, that idea of one race of people considering themselves superior over another has been a...

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John Coltrane with Miles Davis – Live In Amsterdam – 1960 – Past Daily Downbeat – Birthday Edition – (John Coltrane – September 23, 1926)

John Coltrane with Miles Davis – Live from Amsterdam – April4, 1960 – VARA/VPRO – The Netherlands – A monumental pairing this weekend. John Coltrane, along with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb, along with Miles Davis in concert from Amsterdam and recorded by the Netherlands Radio network VARA...