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The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra, composed in 1934 and performed...

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Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Greece – Spiral Of Ruin 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Greece in chaos – Talk by Eugene Clay Special Envoy to Greece – February 4, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Greece was in a state of uproar and chaos, and had been for several years. Fighting both the Germans and Italians during World War 2. Going through an...

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Imarhan – Live At Trans Musicales 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Imarhan – live at Trans Musicales, Rennes France – Dec. 5, 2015 – RFI-FIP – Imarhan, in concert from the Trans Musicales Festival in Rennes this past week. The heady wave of Desert Blues bands coming from Timbuktu, southern Algeria and widely regarded as Tiniarwen’s little brothers continues. Imarhan...

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991 0

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – September 28, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was described as one of the most comprehensive and sweeping nuclear disarmament proposals by the U.S., President Bush announced a plan to dramatically reduce the number of nuclear weapons deployed in Europe, this...

About The Weather . . . – January 13, 1982 0

About The Weather . . . – January 13, 1982

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Hourly News – January 13, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This January 13th in 1982 was probably not all that far removed from most January 13th’s on the Eastern half of the U.S. The...

Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981 0

Hijackings And Oil Prices – December 9, 1981

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News On The Hour – December 9, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Compared to other December 9th’s in history, December 9, 1981 was downright calm. On this particular day the news was about the OPEC...

Word From Voronezh – December 1, 1942 0

Word From Voronezh – December 1, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 1, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this first day of December in 1942 was looking cautiously optimistic. News from the Eastern Front and word from the strategic town...

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The World According To 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Youth Wants To Know – Guest: Eric Johnstone – February 23, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Maybe it’s always been that way – gripped by upheaval – seized by fear  – living under an atomic cloud of uncertainty. Certainly sounds...

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A Syria State Of Mind – August 29, 2013

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from ABC Radio National (Australia) – BBC World Service – August 29, 2013 Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from Kol Israel – Radio Polonia (Warsaw) – CBC World Report – RFI, Paris – Voice of...

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Nassar’s Egypt – January 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS Radio – Update- Nasser’s Egypt – Jan. 1957 1956 and 1957 were pivotal years for the emergence of Egypt as a power to be reckoned with in the Middle East. Since the rise of Gamal Abdul Nassar in 1952, Egypt came...