Tagged: Historic audio

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October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

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September 13, 1951 – Advances In Korea – A Future For Germany – A New Job For Marshall

Become a Patron! News for this September 13th in 1950, came from the legendary newscaster Edward R. Murrow and his daily news program Edward R. Murrow And The News. And the news was cautious. In Korea, it was reported that General Walker claimed the days of retreat for UN forces...

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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...

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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...

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JFK Announces Candidacy For President – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Senator John F. Kennedy Announces Candidacy for President – January 2, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since this week marks the 50th anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (November 22, 1963), I thought I would run various...

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Country Night At The Bowl – 1963 – Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, The Louvin Brothers, George Jones, Flatt & Scruggs, Faron Young, June Carter – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Country Night At The Hollywood Bowl – June 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Country Night At The Hollywood Bowl – June 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound...

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The Moody Blues In Concert – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1969-12-17 Dave Symonds BBC In Concert (Moody Blues) Most people have relegated The Moody Blues to a sort of caricature status in recent years – the epitome of the airey-faerie Hippy-love and tie-dye stereotype of the 60’s. Their music has been limited...

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A Dead Heat, Tapes For Sale And The Possibility Of Poison – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 31, 1976 Since October 31st came on a Sunday in 1976, this was the last weekend before the Presidential election. According to the Harris Poll, Carter’s poll standings were falling and it was becoming a dead heat between Carter...

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A Word From Cesar Chavez – May 17, 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cesar Chavez – May 17 1968 As a reminder today of just who Cesar Chavez was and what he stood for, here is an interview with Chavez from May 17, 1968, at the height of the Grape Boycott and the struggle for...

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Max Roach and Sonny Rollins – Live From Stockholm – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Max Roach – Sonny Rollins – 1966 Another historic concert this weekend. This one featuring The Max Roach Quintet, joined by the legendary Sonny Rollins. All recorded on November 10, 1966 in Stockholm by Sveriges Radio. Along with Rollins and Roach are...