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Mow In Session – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders Edition

Mow – in session at Conciertos de Radio 3 RNE – March 28, 2018 – Radio Nacional España – Continuing our Rock Without Borders Week in Spain with a concert session by Mow, recorded by RNE Radio 3 in Madrid on March 28, 2018. One of the more recent bands...

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Watergate And The Art Of The Stonewall – Week Of May 25, 1974

Week ending May 25, 1974 – The Washington Week In Review – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Watergate. The scandal which toppled a Presidency and captivated a country stretched on and on, the Watergate Prosecution Special Taskforce was marking its first year anniversary. The Taskforce which began...

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April 11, 1978 – Creeping Inflation – Sluggish Economy

April 11, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 11, 1978 – A day where the economy took center stage. Later on this day, President Carter was scheduled to deliver an address to the American Society of Newspaper Editors on the state of the...

Greta Garbo On The Radio – 1937 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Greta Garbo On The Radio – 1937 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Greta Garbo and Charles Boyer – Scenes from Conquest – 1937 – MGM Radio Series – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Greta Garbo was one of the truly legendary stars during the early days of Hollywood. Beginning during the Silent era, Garbo was a household name throughout the early decades...

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School Desegregation – December 2, 1960

– Eyewitness To History – School Desegregation In New Orleans – December 2, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – School Desegregation, even 6 years after the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, schools were loathed to follow the ruling, balking at the notion of integrating...

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Cairo Conference – December 1, 1943

  – Cairo Conference – NBC Special News Report – December 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this December 1st in 1943, word reached newsrooms that the Conference in Cairo had just concluded. The meeting between China’s Gen. Chiang kai-Shek, President Roosevelt and Britain’s Winston Churchill took...

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Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #18

Day # 19 – 12 days left – still at 6% of our goal – but some great  words of support, the past 24 hours. Sometimes, the verbal pat-on-the-back is worth more than a pledge – it means maybe I am doing something right. See; that’s the problem with having...

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965 0

The Simmering Dog Days Of Summer – July 21, 1965

– CBS World News Roundup – July 21, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day, 50 years ago saw an escalation of things. An escalation of the War in Vietnam and an escalation in the violence in reaction to the Civil Rights Movement. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara...

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989 0

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The 70s – A Look Ahead – January 11, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The 70s. Compared to the 60s it was uncharted territory. There was a lot of uncertainty going around. The Vietnam War was...