Tagged: Interview

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...

The Lost Billie Holiday Interview – 1956

Become a Patron! Something rare, unique and never thought to have existed this weekend – an unaired interview from 1956 with Billie Holiday. As is the case with so many legendary performers, so much of what was said, written or done has been covered to the point where there is...

A Few Words From Mike Nichols And Elaine May And Arlene Dahl And Zachary Scott With Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Few Words From Mike Nichols And Elaine May And Arlene Dahl And Zachary Scott With Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sunday Evening With Mitch Miller – January 8, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Aside from his extensive work in Music and TV, Mitch Miller was also an avid interviewer. In the late 1950s and early 60s...

A Word Or Two From Bob Dylan And Mary Travers – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mary Travers and Friends (w/Bob Dylan) – April 20, 1975 – KNX-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would seem natural, two icons of 60s Folk Music to be sitting around, shooting the breeze and talking about Music. And this sit-down...

An Interview With Deborah Kerr – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WOR – Martha Deane Program – Deborah Kerr Interview – Feb. 25, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing our occasional series of interviews with Hollywood notables of the past featuring Deborah Kerr, one of the screen’s most enduring legends whose...

Robin Williams Has A Few Words – (RIP -1951-2014) – Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Fresh Air with Terry Gross – Robin Williams interview – November 24, 2006 – NPR Nothing comes as shocking or distressing as a death unexpected. Hearing the news of the sudden passing of Robin Williams carried with it a...

George Harrison – In Concert – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – George Harrison – In concert from Baton Rouge – Nov. 26, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A Classic concert this weekend. The legendary George Harrison, live from Baton Rouge, recorded on November 26, 1974. Beyond his role as a member...

A Word From Arthur Ashe And A Few Words From Robertson Davies And A Word About Ethics – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Newsmark – Arthur Ashe, Roberston Davies, Sen. John Tower – May 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Two interesting and diverse interviews this weekend, and something political to keep it all strange and current. An episode from the...

Pakistan: A Warning To The West – Ayub Khan In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – Interview with Gen. Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan – ABC Radio – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even as early as 1958, Pakistan was a hotbed of upheaval and change. Going...

A Word Or Two From Gloria Steinem – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gloria Steinem Interview – Oct. 25, 1970 In case you forgot just how long the struggle for Womens rights has gone on in this country, I ran across this interview with Gloria Steinem, done for a local New York TV Station on...