Tagged: India

Coup In Pakistan 1999

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...

Bertrand Chamayou - Montpellier Festival

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...

March 16, 1942

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

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

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

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

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...

About Selma – March 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

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...

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

The Nightmare Of Bhopal – December 3, 1984

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hearing this newscast today, you would think the Cyanide gas leak at the Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal India was not serious. But the...

India In Times Of Cold War – An Interview With VK Krishna Menon – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Meet The Press – Guest: VK Krishna Menon – July 15, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection India in the 1950s was a puzzle for many in Washington. The cozy nature between New Delhi and Moscow had many on Capitol...