Tagged: Francisco Franco

Hitler and Franco

September 29, 1940 – New World Order As Viewed From Berlin

September 29, 1940 – Sigrid Schultz reporting from Berlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 29, 1940 – while the elation over this newly formed Axis was continuing, the war was going on without stop. Bombing raids continued over Britain, and reciprocal raids were still taking place over Berlin...

Spanish Civil War 1937

Spanish Civil War – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Spanish Civil War – eyewitness Accounts – Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Spanish Civil War – the years 1936-1939 saw some of the worst devastation, division and bloodshed since the World War (World War 1, as 2 hadn’t gotten started yet)....

A Crown With Conditions – October 30, 1975

A Crown With Conditions – October 30, 1975

– NBC Nightly News – October 30, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 30th, 40 years ago had much to do with transitions of power in a long-running dictatorship. General Francisco Franco, who had authoritarian rule in Spain from 1938 was now too ill to...

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI,  Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mauve Lunel – In Session at RFI, Paris – March 28, 2015 – RFI- France Inter Over to Paris tonight for a session by New Chanteuse on the French scene Mauve Lunel, recorded in session at RFI...

Buddy DeFranco Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark – Live In Germany – 1954 – Past Daily Downbeat

Buddy DeFranco Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark – Live In Germany – 1954 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Buddy De Franco Quartet w/Sonny Clark – live in Cologne, Germany – Jan. 22, 1954 Cool collaborations this week, with Buddy De Franco’s Quartet featuring the legendary Sonny Clark on Piano. The concert was recorded in Cologne,...

Back To Bugtussle – June 5, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Washington Week – June 5, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News around Washington, for the week ending June 5th in 1976. House Speaker Carl Albert announced his retirement this week, expressing a desire to get off...

A Civil War Like Spain – April 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – National Press Club – Situation in Spain – NBC Red Network – April 17, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the days before the outbreak of World War 2 the lead-up, the harbinger of things to come lay in the...

Baseball, Cold War, Red Scares – Life On Planet Earth – April 15, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: (Still working on the Audio Player fiasco. Seems there are a lot of other problems WordPress is having to contend with at the moment) Your typical week, as far as the Fabulous 50s are concerned. This week, ending on April 15th in...