Tagged: Government

FDR And The Press - October 1937

October 12, 1937 – FDR: A Fireside Chat

  Become a Patron! On the occasion of his return from a cross-country tour, President Roosevelt gave one of his familiar Fireside Chat’s ahead of a special session of Congress on October 12, 1937. He discusses the progress that had been made as the result of the Recovery steps the...

FDR - Fireside Chat 1934

September 30, 1934 – FDR Has A Few Words About Government

Patrons and Subscribers: Become a Patron! President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of economic collapse and...

Mohammad Mosaddegh - 1951

August 23, 1951 -The War In Korea – Mosaddegh And The Oil In Iran

While Truce talks were stalling Korea, sabers were rattling in Iran, this August 23rd in 1951. With accusations flying back and forth between North Korea and the UN forces, it wasn’t looking optimistic that the guns would fall silent any time soon. Meanwhile, a contingent of 10 British warships were...

TV in the classroom - 1957

Schools Of The Future – TV In Classroom 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – The New World: TV In The Classroom – June 2, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Strange as it may seem now – the most high-tech and brave-new-world innovation taking place in the American classroom was the introduction of Television as a teaching tool. TV, just...

Should Federal Aid To Education Be Expanded? 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Should Federal Aid To Education Be Expanded? 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – America United Program – Should Federal Aid To Education Be Expanded? – May 29, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1949 access to a good, or even adequate education, depended on where you lived and what your economic circumstances were....

Üni Foreman – Live at Umea Open – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Üni Foreman – live at Umea Open – March 28, 2014 – Sveriges Radio P3 Over to Sweden tonight for a set by Indie/Space/Alt duo Üni Foreman, recorded live at the Umea Open Festival by the venerable Sveriges Radio P3 on...

The Police – Live At Markethalle, Hamburg – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Police – In concert at Markethalle, Hamburg – January 14, 1980 –  RBB, Berlin Classic concert this weekend. Early Police, as recorded in concert for Rockpalast by RBB in Berlin at Markethalle, Hamburg on January 14, 1980. The Police were...

Wooden Saints – Live At Noorderslag 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Wooden Saints – live at Noorderslag 2014 – January 18, 2014 – VPRO/3FM – The Netherlands Over to The Netherlands tonight for a set by Dutch Indie/Alt up-and-comers Wooden Saints, at the 2014 Noorderslag Festival in Groningen on January 18th of...

State Of The Union – January 24, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player: NPR – State Of The Union Message – January 24, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1995, at least in this country, had to do with what the State of the Union was all about. 1994 saw...

Censoring Textbooks – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR- Options In Education – Textbook Censorship – Dec. 11, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As long as there’s been education there have been people who rail against it. As long as there have been schools there are people who...