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October 10, 1979 – The Annual Wall Street Blood-Bath

Patrons. You know what to do: Become a Patron! October 10, 1979 – The scene was Wall Street; the situation was the yearly plunge, sell-off, blood-bath, hysteria and nervous breakdown. October in 1979 proved to be no different, as stocks slid more than 26 points this day in October, amid...

Will America’s Youth Carry On The American Way? 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Will America’s Youth Carry On The American Way? 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America’s Town Meeting – Can We Depend On Youth To Follow The American Way? – April 20, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The age-old question; leaving legacies. Even in 1939 the older generation had grave doubts...

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Segovia And Volcker Leave The Scene, But for Entirely Different Reasons – June 3, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for this day in June, 1987 was word of the passing of the legendary Andrès Segovia, whose masterful poetry of the guitar influenced entire generations of guitarists and lovers of  music throughout the world, was stilled at the age...