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4 Days To Make A Miracle – 4 Days To Make Magic – 4 Days To Make A Difference

  4 Days left – just 4 days for you to make a difference and to chip in what you can to keep us up and afloat and to continue the seemingly endless process of preserving and restoring the thousands of hours of news, history, broadcasts, interviews and Music of...

March 8, 1978

March 8, 1978 – Coal Strike: Day 93

March 8, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1978 – After 93 days, the Coal Miner’s strike was heading to Washington for a series of closed-door sessions as a Presidential Board of Inquiry was called to reach some sort of settlement in...

The Day After Infamy – December 8, 1941

The Day After Infamy – December 8, 1941

– News reports and Bulletins – December 8, 1941 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 8, 1941 – the day After Infamy. With the Japanese surprise attack on Hawaii still fresh in everyone’s minds, and the President declaring a state of War existed toward Germany and...

Neutrality In America 80 Years Ago – 1935

Neutrality In America 80 Years Ago – 1935

– Congressman Maury Maverick on Neutrality in America -November 11, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even as far back as 1935, with only the beginnings of what would become another World War, there was already resistance to our involvement in anything that didn’t deal with us directly. Taking...

Wolf Alice – Live At Inrocks Festival – Paris 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Wolf Alice – Live At Inrocks Festival – Paris 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Wolf Alice – Live At Festival Inrocks Philips – November 13, 2015 – I was of two minds about running this concert tonight. First, I ran a Wolf Alice concert in September, from their standout appearance at Leeds, and I didn’t want to run the risk of overdosing my...

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC – Listen To Washington – The Subversive Activities Control Board – Sept. 21, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – At the height of the Red Scare in the 1950s, a little-known/barely publicized organization started up in Washington. The Subversive Activities Control Board was headed up by former...

Roky Erickson – Live In Germany 2010 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Roky Erickson – Live In Germany 2010 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Roky Erickson – Live At Luxor, Köln, Germany – December 12, 2010 – WDR – Legends tonight. Roky Erickson has been synonymous with Psychedelia since his initial incarnation as a member of the groundbreaking Texas 60s band The Thirteenth Floor Elevators. A band whose reputation was underground, who didn’t...

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

Adventures In Cambodia – May 18, 1970

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC News – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With protests against U.S. involvement in Cambodia still fresh, and continuing, the situation in Cambodia on this May 18th, 1970 was unfolding. North Vietnamese and Vietcong...

The Alaska And Hawaii Statehood Question – March 1, 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Alaska And Hawaii Statehood Question – March 1, 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Listen To Washington: Alaska-Hawaii Statehood Question – March 1, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It was a question on everybody’s minds for a very long time. Ever since Alaska was purchased from Russia...