Tagged: India

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July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

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October 12, 1999 – A Coup Comes To Pakistan

  October 12, 1999 – CBS News Update + CBS Hourly Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1999, news for this day was fast-moving. A coup was taking place in Islamabad Pakistan, unfolding as fast as the news could report it. Largely a bloodless coup, centered around...

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The French National Orchestra At The 2016 Montpellier Festival Play Music Of Saint-Saëns And Zemlinsky – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Back to this year’s Montpellier Occitan Festival with a performance by the French National Orchestra, conducted by John Neschling and featuring the much celebrated young French pianist Bertrand Chamayou in a performance of Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto Number 5 “Egyptian”. With the second half featuring soprano Hartelius...

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March 16, 1942 Defending Fortress India

March 16, 1942 – News of the World – NBC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 16, 1942 – A day where focus of attention was on the Far East and the South Pacific. Word that Sir Stafford Cripps was sent on a mission to bolster support for India,...

Frente! In Concert – 1994 -Nights At The Roundtable 0

Frente! In Concert – 1994 -Nights At The Roundtable

Frente! Live at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California – June 10, 1994 Frente! appeared in the late 80s/early 90s and succeeded in confusing a lot of people. Although they were an Australian Indie/folk-rock outfit,they came along at a time when Grunge was coming into wide popularity and the decidedly quirky...

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980 0

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980

– ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week Ending October 20, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 35 years ago today, on October 20th 1980, we were looking back at the week with a mixture of anxiety, perplexity and amazement. The hostage drama with 50 Americans still...

With An Eye On Human Rights – San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945 0

With An Eye On Human Rights – San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Report From The San Francisco Conference – June 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the San Francisco Conference just days away from closing, a charter was being drawn up for adoption, a new name...

Orchestre De La Suisse Romande With Edmond Appia Play Music Of Jaques-Dalcroze – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

Orchestre De La Suisse Romande With Edmond Appia Play Music Of Jaques-Dalcroze – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dalcroze – Variations sue La Belle est Suisse – Suisse Romande Orch. – Edmond Appia, cond. – RSR – circa 1950. Over to Switzerland this week for a radio session circa 1950 featuring l’Orchestre de la Suisse...

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About Selma – March 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach Press Conference – March 18, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. . . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Monitor – Meet The Press with Dr. Martin Luther...