Tagged: Ann Arbor

Lin Yutang - Pearl S. Buck

Dorothy Thompson, Carl Van Doren, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang – 1939 World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  May 10, 1939 – World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you are an English Major or a Writer or reader with a voracious appetite, the above names may mean nothing to you. In 1939 they represented the vanguard of established writers in the...

Robert F. Kenney

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Holds A Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1968. A day after President Johnson announced his decision not to seek re-election, the focus was now on Robert F. Kennedy, who announced his candidacy on March 16th. On March 31, President Johnson...

The White Stripes

The White Stripes – In Concert From London – 2001 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The White Stripes – In Concert from The London Forum 2001 – BBC Radio 1 – The White Stripes in concert to kick off the week. The Detroit garage/blues/Indie/Punk duo Jack and Meg White were together from 1997 to 2011, released six studio albums, received wide critical acclaim for their...

Gen. Zia - Huang Hua

February 2, 1980 – A War Of Vital Interests – Ultimately, Oil.

February 2, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 2, 1980 – In the midst of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, the turn of events in Iran and the taking of 52 American Embassy employees hostage, it was a day of fast moving news....

The Fall

The Fall In Session – 2004 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

The Fall – in session for John Peel – August 4, 2004 – BBC Radio 1 – More sad news this week. It was announced earlier today that The Fall’s founder/lead-singer/irascable icon Mark E. Smith passed away, after a long illness. He was 60. There was a reason John Peel...

The Critic as viewed by the audience

Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

Matthew Shepard Trial 1999

October 11, 1999 – Trial For A Hate Crime – Battle Over A Pregnant 12-Year Old

October 11, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 11, 1999 – News for this day began with the opening phase of Jury selection for the murder trial of Matthew Shepard, whose beating and torture ignited a firestorm of protest throughout the country, and...

Alexander Brott

Brott Conducts Brott – Sea To Sea 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

h Alexander Brott – Sea To Sea – 1947 World Premier recording – Brott With Montreal Symphony – CBC Transcription Service – Back up to Canada this week for a world premier recording of Sea to Sea by the much loved Canadian composer and Conductor Alexander Brott, who leads the...