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Getting Sick In America – Healthcare In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Second Sunday – August 11, 1968 Become a Patron! Since the subject of Healthcare has been front-and-center in the media and most conversation the past few decades, it’s sobering to know it’s not a new argument. In fact, the subject of affordable healthcare has been argued since...

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals 0

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

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XTC – Live At Rockpalast – 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

XTC – Live At Rockpalast – 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– XTC – In Concert For Rockpalast – Feb. 10, 1982 – WDR – Had they not been together, I think the 80s would have been pretty dull without XTC. One of the most fearlessly individual bands to herald the beginning of the New Wave movement, XTC were unique and...

‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ – August 11, 1965 0

‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ – August 11, 1965

– Watts Riot – 2-Way Communications and street reports – KMPC-AM – August 11-15, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty years ago today, on August 11, 1965, in what began as a routine traffic stop escalated into one of the most violent and destructive riots of the 1960s....

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 3

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

A Few Words From Henry Wallace – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

A Few Words From Henry Wallace – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Link: Henry Wallace Address – October 20, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Henry Wallace had been largely forgotten in political history, until filmmaker Oliver Stone included his story as part of his series The Untold History Of The United States. Wallace was a pivotal figure during the days of...

Free – Live In Stockholm 1970 – (RIP: Andy Fraser – 1952-2015) 2

Free – Live In Stockholm 1970 – (RIP: Andy Fraser – 1952-2015)

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Free – Live in Stockholm – Dec. 12, 1970 – Sveriges Radio It seems as though a week hasn’t gone by with hearing bad news about the loss of yet another major figure in the evolution of...

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Dr. Michael DeBakey Has A Few Words About Artificial Hearts In 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Interview With Dr. Michael DeBakey – May 1, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As one of the pioneers in medical research towards the development of an artificial heart, Dr. Michael DeBakey was one...