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Amanda Bergman

Amanda Bergman – Live At Motel Mozaique 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Amanda Bergman and Amason – Live at Motel Mozaique 2016 – VPRO-3VOOR12 – Netherlands – Taking it all down a few notches tonight with a set by Swedish Folk/Indie Singer-Songwriter Amanda Bergman tonight. Recorded live at Motel Mozaique 2016 by Netherlands Radio network VPRO and broadcast by 3VOOR12-FM. Bergman has...

Minimum Wages And Hollywood Weddings – July 29, 2000

Minimum Wages And Hollywood Weddings – July 29, 2000

– CBS Radio News On The Hour – July 29, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Well, it was a Saturday after all, that July 29th in 2000. Convention season was off and running, as Republicans headed to Philadelphia in the first of two political conventions to pick a...

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: The Great Society Program – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Johnson swept to victory in 1964, his goal was to create The Great Society. An update of FDR’s New Deal of...

Immigration In The World Of 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Image America: Immigration – June 25, 1959 – NBC Radio Network. Since the recent passage of new Immigration¬†reform legislation, it’s always interesting to consider where the history is – what were Immigration laws like 20, 30, 50 years ago. In 1959...

Ron And Nancy Head East, The Atomic Cloud Heads West, And There Ain’t No Such Thing As Sanctuary – May 2, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Not nearly as dire as the headline might indicate. Still, May 2nd 1986 saw President Reagan arrive in Tokyo for talks with Prime Minister Nakasone, amid a police presence of some 30,000 and not a whole lot of fanfare over...

“A John Wayne Image Has Emerged” – April 24, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Another busy day for news, this April 24th in 1981. President Reagan, recovering from wounds he received twenty-five days earlier from the assassination attempt, was eager to get back to work. He held his first informal cabinet meeting and was...

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...

A Delicate Balance – March 14, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News Commentary for March 14, 1948 News on this March 14th in 1948 came by way of commentary on the Marshall Plan for reconstruction of Europe. Branded by some as an unwarranted blank check to the former European allies with no obligation...

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...