Tagged: CBS

Republican Convention 1956

August 20, 1956 – Republican Convention – Day One – Great American Rituals.

The 1956 Republican National Convention was held by the Republican Party of the United States at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, from August 20 to August 23, 1956. U.S. Senator William F. Knowland was temporary chairman and former speaker of the House Joseph W. Martin Jr. served as...

Embassy Hostages In Iran - 1980

October 22, 1980 – The Embassy Hostage Drama And The October Surprise.

Become a Patron! News for this October 22nd in 1980, in addition to feverish campaigning on the parts of the Carter and Reagan camps, was word that a possible breakthrough in negotiations for the 50 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was taking place. But like much...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

Edward Stettinius - Nelson Rockefeller

March 5, 1945 – Edward Stettinius And The United Nations – The Chapultepec Conference

March 5, 1945 – Secretary Of State Edward Stettinius – Address from Mexico City Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 5, 1945 – A significant day in history. The formulation, planning and development of a World Organization to formulate guidelines for an international peace-keeping body. On this day,...

Poland - Solidarity

December 12, 1980 – Transitions At The White House – Solidarity In Poland

December 12, 1980 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 12, 1980 – A busy day on Capitol Hill, in Diplomatic circles, around the Gdansk Shipyards in Poland. News of the Reagan transition of the White House from Jimmy Carter – snags, ruffled feathers and...

Trenches on the Western Front

November 30, 1939 – France At War – View From The Front

November 30, 1939 – Victor Lusinchi Reports From France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 30, 1939 – with the War in Europe now three months old, the anticipation of a long, drawn out series of battles and maneuvers was causing many to feel this was The Great War...

U.S. Embassy - Tehran

November 13, 1979 – Ominous Quiet In Tehran – Reagan Makes It Official

November 13, 1979 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 13, 1979 – News from Tehran, this day. The demonstrations, flag burnings and chants of Death To America were calmed down a bit this day. Only because Iran had sent emissaries to the...

Kirill Kondrashin

Kirill Kondrashin And The Amsterdam Concertgebouw Play Music Of Mozart And Strauss – 1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam – Kirill Kondrashin, Cond – Jan Wijn, Piano – Nov. 29, 1972 – VPRO – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A short but historic concert this week – the legendary Amsterdam Concertgebouw, conducted by Kirill Kondrashin with Dutch pianist Jan Wijn in a performance of the Mozart...

George Young (1946-2017)

The Easybeats In Germany – 1967 – (RIP: George Young) Past Daily Soundbooth

The Easybeats – live in Germany – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news yesterday (more sad news . . .and I thought last year was bad . . .) that George Young, former founding member of The Easybeats, who rose to fame in the mid-1960s...