Tagged: Agence France Presse

Jerusalem wedding Hall

May 25, 2001 – A Building Collapse In Jerusalem; For Once, No Terrorism- Bob Dylan At 60

May 25, 2001 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 25, 2001 – The collapse of a wedding hall during festivities in Jerusalem brought the instant assumption of a terrorist bombing. But after a few minutes, it was determined the Versailles Wedding Hall, hosting a...

John Foster Dulles

April 22, 1957 – Secretary Of State John Foster Dulles – Foreign Policy In The 1950s – Past Daily Reference Room

John Foster Dulles – Address to Associated Press Luncheon – April 22, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of American Foreign Policy has been in the spotlight recently, with the recent developments in our relations with North Korea as well as the ongoing issues with Iran and...

Rafael Kubelik - Chicago Symphony - 1983

Rafael Kubelik And The Chicago Symphony – Live 1983 – Smetana: Ma Vlast (Complete) – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rafael Kubelik with The Chicago Symphony – Smetana: Ma Vlast (Complete) – Broadcast of October 27, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. Former Music Director of the Chicago Symphony in the early 1950s, now guest conducting the orchestra in the first of 5 concerts...

Tito's Yugoslavia

Sava Kosanovic, Yugoslavia And The Cold War – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Sava Kosanovic – November 12, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Post-War Yugoslavia; smack in the middle of the East European Iron Curtain and ruled over by Josip Broz Tito, leader of the partisan resistance movement during World War 2, when Yugoslavia was overrun by...

Josip Tito

January 16, 1980 – About The Olympics – About Tito – About Tehran – About Kabul

January 16, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 16,1980 – a day with far-reaching consequences that, at the time, seemed like footnotes as other news took precedence. The day began with the crisis over the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and the upcoming Olympic...

Ben L'Oncle and The Monophonics

Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics – Live In Paris – 2014 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics – Live At Hotel de Ville de Paris – July 20, 2014 – FNAC Live – RFI FIP – Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics tonight. It occurred to me that I haven’t been paying a whole pile of attention to what’s currently going on in...

Herman Goering

December 14, 1945 – Nuremberg Trials – Goering: “We Are Having An Extremely Difficult Week”.

December 14, 1945 – Nuremberg Trial reports – Arthur Gaith – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 14, 1945 – And the word from Nuremberg was pessimistic. The War Crimes Tribunal was forging ahead, and with each new day came more fresh horror to listen to and digest. During this...

Pink Floyd - live at The Fillmore 1970

Pink Floyd In Concert – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Pink Floyd – in concert at The Fillmore – April 29,1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pink Floyd this weekend. Recorded at the Fillmore in San Francisco on April 29, 1970. This is an interesting period of Pink Floyd that many people, particularly those who were first introduced to...

Protests in Pakistan

November 28, 1997 – Pakistan: Old Fashioned Rabble – Zimbabwe: Old Fashioned Land Reform

November 28, 1997 – BBC World Service: Newshour – BBC World Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 28, 1997 – No end of drama, this November 28th. Starting with rioting taking place in Pakistan. As former President Nawaz Sharif was getting ready to stand trial, mobs broke through...