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The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency – NPR-National Town Meeting – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Presidency. In 1975, with the country reeling over Watergate and the White House now occupied by someone not elected to the highest office, the question arose as to just how much power the President...

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – Weekend Gramophone

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – Weekend Gramophone

Alois Reiser – 1936 Music Guild Awards – 2nd Prize – String Quartet op. 18 – Roth String Quartet – Jan. 1, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 1936 Music Guild Awards, as broadcast on January 1, 1937. This is the second of three programs where the winners...

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

  Mayor LaGuardia – Address to New York – Dec. 30, 1945 – WNYC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mayor LaGuardia. Probably the most colorful Mayor New York witnessed in its history, made his end-of-year address on December 30, 1945. It was also one of his very last addresses...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #12

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #12

Day #13 – A little under half-way and not past 5% of our funding goal. ¬†Sometimes it’s hard to compete with all the noise. The noise of other sites – the noise of the day – the noise of distraction. I’m trying to offer an alternative to that. History that’s...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #4

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #4

  Day #4 – It’s the start of our first full week of campaigning, and so far it’s slow getting up to speed. The competition for funding is fierce – we’re coming up on election season (I know; ¬†2016 is next year, but you wouldn’t know it) and seemingly every...

Funeral In Haiti – March 30, 1995

Funeral In Haiti – March 30, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 30, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another busy news day, this March 30th, 20 years ago. With word from Capitol Hill of the defeat of a Term Limits amendment, the...

Update 2 On Our Save Us From The Wrecking Ball Fundraiser

Update 2 On Our Save Us From The Wrecking Ball Fundraiser

As you all know by now, we’re in Emergency mode, trying to raise enough contributions to prevent a pending eviction and Past Daily passing into oblivion. It’s the end of our first week – and we’ve gotten a LOT of incredible responses from you. Everyone who has pitched in so...

Alicia De Larrocha With Sixten Ehrling And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music of Weber, Beethoven And Nielsen – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Alicia De Larrocha With Sixten Ehrling And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music of Weber, Beethoven And Nielsen – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Cleveland Orch. Ehrling/DeLarrocha – Feb. 23, 1978 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Cleveland Orch, Ehrling/DeLarrocha – Feb. 23, 1978 – Part 2 Another historic concert this...

Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks – Live At The Boarding House 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks – Live At The Boarding House 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks – Live at The Boarding House, San Francisco – May 1971 – KMPX-FM As long as we’re spending some time digging around Americana this weekend, might as well toss in a...