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AFofL President William Green – “Challenges To Democracy” – October 5, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

William Green – President, American Federal of Labor – “Challenges To Democracy” – October 5, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – William Green was President of the American Federal of Labor, before the merger with Congress Of Industrial Organizations, addressing a gathering on the subject “Challenges To Democracy”. October...


Boob Tube – Idiot Box – Savior Of Mankind – Television In 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sen. Ernest Lundeen Discusses Future of Television and The FCC – April 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Television was in the experimental stage – when it was just at the dawn of being realized as a communication medium, there...


Gruppo Sportivo – Live At Into The Great Wide Open 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Gruppo Sportivo – Live at In The Great Wide Open Festival 2013 – VPRO/3FM The Dutch Alternative/Indie/Absurd band Gruppo Sportivo have been around the better part of 35 years. Having some worldwide hits in the 70s and 80s, they never quite...


Who Am I? What Am I Doing? Where Am I Going? – The American Scene: 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Second Sunday – The American Scene – A Re- Assessment – 1971 No getting around it, the 70s were something of a mess. Recovering from the massive hangover of the 60s – the Woodstock generation running smack into the Altamont generation. Vietnam...