Tagged: Americans

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...

Jacques Ibert

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Last Ship of Dutch Nationals Leaving Djakarta

Exit: Jakarta – Expelling Dutch Nationals – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Life And The World – Indonesia – Jan. 7, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ever since Indonesia was declared independent on August 17, 1945, there had been a tenuous relationship between the new government and the holdovers from the Dutch Colonial days. The Dutch had wanted to re-colonize...

L.A. at night - Hollywood - 1955

It’s 1955 – You Live In Los Angeles – It’s The End Of The Year – You’re Sitting At The Radio – It’s Not Freezing – Past Daily’s Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ-KABC-KXLA – Dec. 30-31, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a kid, growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s, chances are you weren’t born here. In the 1950s it was “the great trek west” a lot of families participated in. Weather was great, the city...