Tagged: Air pollution

Earth Day 1990

April 22, 1990 – Earth Day Plus 20

April 22, 1990 – ABC Radio News – Earth Day Special – Hugh Downs, narrator – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1990 – twenty years to the day since the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. 20 years since the warnings, the Carbon Dioxide emissions, the global warming...

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – Weekend Gramophone

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – Weekend Gramophone

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – String Quartet op. 18 – Roth String Quartet – Jan. 1, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 1936 Music Guild Awards, as broadcast on January 1, 1937. This is the second of three programs where the winners...

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NPR – National Town Meeting – “How Can Education Be Improved?” – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1975, Education was again the topic of hot discussion around Washington. The recent violence in Boston over School Busing, the proposed cuts in Education spending on the...

Tubeway Army – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Tubeway Army – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

  – Tubeway Army – In Session for John Peel – January 10, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – Punk, turned Post-Punk, turned Electronica tonight, by way of Tubeway Army, fronted by Gary Numan. Originally known as Tubeway Army. And then Gary Numan and Tubeway Army and finally just Gary...

Luna – Live At Festival SOS 4.8 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Luna – Live At Festival SOS 4.8 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Luna – Live at SOS Festival 4.8 – Murcia, Spain – May 1, 2015 – RNE Radio 3 Described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the best Band you’ve never heard of” Luna emerged from the New York Indie/Dream Pop scene in 1991 and had a good, long run until...

Perfectly Safe – No Cause For Concern – Chemical Pollution In 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Only One Earth – documentary series – 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to imagine, but not surprising, the warning signs of our global pollution catastrophe were being sounded as early as 1972 (earlier than that, but...