Tagged: historic radio

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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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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...

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October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Backtracking And Earl Butz.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for week ending October 2, 1976 For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjounrnment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to...

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Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) – In Concert – 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend.

Click on the link here for Audio player: 1976-11-06 BBC In Concert (Electric Light Orchestra) R When I first ran into ELO it was around the time of their initial U.S.tour. Roll Over Beethoven had been released and everyone I ran into was pretty high on the band and the...

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August 31, 1939 – Preparations

Click on the link here for Audio Player: BBC News – August 31, 1939 Despite opinion in some circles that war could be avoided, preparations were put in high gear for what was the inevitable. Here is the 5:30 pm newscast from the BBC World Service on August 31, 1939....

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Sino-Japanese War – August 27, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: Interviews with Refugees from China – Aug. 27, 1937 Seventy-five years ago today most people in the U.S. were listening to reports of the invasion of China by Japan and hearing first-hand accounts of the fighting by rescued American nationals, caught in...

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Republican Convention – Day One – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: 1956 Republican Convention – Day 1 A reminder of just how much has changed in the race for the Presidency. For example – this short address by Utah Senator Wallace Bennett: Sen. Wallace Bennett (R-Utah): “Our country has always recognized that people...

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Non-Aggression Pacts – August 24-25, 1939

Click on link here for Audio player: News for August 24, 1939 From Paris News of this day – and depending on where you were, it was either August 24th or 25th, was completely taken over by the surprising move on the part of the Soviet Union to enter into...