Tagged: Barack Obama

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Steve Hillage – Live In Philadelphia 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Steve Hillage Band – live at The Spectrum, Philadelphia – February 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Steve Hillage tonight. One of the prominent figures in the Canterbury/Experimental scene from the late 1960s on, Hillage has been a pivotal figure in a number of bands, most notably Gong,...

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Ted Kennedy Enters The Other Family Business – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Ted Kennedy – Meet The Press – March 11, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In March of 1962, the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy, Edward “Ted” Kennedy, had finished a trip overseas and came back to announce his plans to join his other two brothers in...

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Cracks In The Facade: Sen. James Buckley Calls On Nixon To Resign – 1974

  Sen. James Buckley – News Conference – March 19, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Nixon years and the Watergate era – certainly one of the most emotionally draining episodes in our country’s history. When even Nixon’s most conservative supporters from the GOP were calling on him...

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March 3, 1952 – Living While Black – The Wilbur Gary Family Of Rollingwood California

Rollingwood USA – KCBS-San Francisco – March 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Rollingwood, California – a suburb just south of San Francisco near Richmond, became the focal point of a debate on racial discrimination and violence in the early 1950s on the West Coast. While the issues...

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February 21, 1965 – The Day Malcolm X Died

Become a Patron! On this day in February in 1965, an assassination took place in New York. Gunmen from the Nation of Islam stormed into the meeting hall and ran up to the podium where he was speaking and fired some 21 shots into him. In the confusion, one of...

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Bill Nelson’s Red Noise – Live In Sheffield – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bill Nelson’s Red Noise – live at Sheffield – 1979 – Sound on Sound Tour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bill Nelson to start the week. Last week I ran the last John Peel session of Be-Bop Deluxe, the band Bill Nelson spearheaded in the early 1970s. The session...

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. . . And They Called It Watergate – Nixon And Drama At The White House – 1973

  Impact Of Watergate – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – December 9, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the events of the past week mounting in drama and increasing in intensity almost hourly, many people have recalled another time, another event, where a President of the United States...

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An Old Fashioned Resignation – Secretary Harold Ickes Resigns – February 14, 1946

Secretary of The Interior Harold Ickes Resignation Press Conference – Feb. 14, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thinking back on Cabinet position resignations in the past, not a lot mired in scandal come to mind before the days of the Nixon Administration in the 70s. Although I’m sure...