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Preparing for War - 1938

September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

juku Cram School - 1986

August 23, 1986 – Spies, Drugs And Juku Cram Schools.

  August 23, 1986 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 23, 1986 – 30 years ago today – the big news was the disclosure and only the most perfunctory acknowledgement of a Chinese newspaper report that a U.S. Citizen was convicted in China on...

Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing – September 27, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Prime Minister Chamberlain Address on Munich Crisis – September 27, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time...

Hawks And Doves. Meanwhile: Body Bags – September 26, 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player: NBC Radio News Of The World – September 26, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the casualty count continued to rise during the ongoing battle at Con Thien, this September 26th in 1967, the ever-widening gap of opinions over what to...

Atlanter – Live At Øya Festival, Norway – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Border Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Atlanter, in concert at Øya festival, Norway – August 8, 2013 – NRK Radio Rock Without Borders Week continues with a concert by the Norwegian Alt and Desert Blues-inspired Atlanter, in concert during this years Øya Festival on August 8th. Describing...

Hanging On An Empty Promise – September 24, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News reports on Munich Crisis – September 24, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1938 was about the crisis over German demands for land belonging to Czechoslovakia. The Munich crisis over the Sudetenland, as...

Elephant Stone – In Session At The Great Wide Open 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Elephant Stone in session at Into The Great Wide Open 2013 – Sept, 2013 – VPRO Over to The Netherlands tonight for a session performed by Canadian Psych/Alternative band Elephant Stone during the Great Wide Open Festival of two weeks ago....

Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido – In Concert – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Instituto Mexicano del Sonido – Live At Terra Music Festival – August 28, 2013 Over to Mexico City tonight for a concert by Instituto Mexicano del Sonido (Mexican Institute of Sound), recorded on August 28th of this year. Around since 2001,...

A Lot Of Bad Chickens Came Home To Roost Today – September 18, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for September 18, 1939 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Today was not a good day to be in Poland, or Europe for that matter. September 18, 1939 was about the swift demise of Poland and the...

Andrè Clutytens And The Paris Conservatory Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Schmitt: La Tragèdie de Salomè – Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Andrè Cluytens, cond. 1950 Besancon Festival – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. A popular figure during the first four decades of the 20th Century,...