Tagged: Interviews

Extended Forecast: Vietnam – Dark With Persistent Mayhem – February 28, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Meet The Pres – Russell Long – Feb. 28, 1965 As questions began to raise regarding our role in Southeast Asia, it was still early on in the game to see just where this excursion was heading. There was still majority support...

Going The Red Carpet Route – A Premier At Grauman’s In 1946 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Anna And The King Of Siam Opening – 1946 Ironically, the photo above was taken the same time this broadcast was going on. The typical Hollywood Premier. This one, for the 20th Century Fox Production of Anna and The King of Siam...

Chapel Club In Session – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 2012_10_06-Rob da Bank_-Chapel Club – BBC Radio1_qrip Another band on the rise who have been getting good word of mouth going lately. Chapel Club have been around for a few years, but have undergone a direction change over the past two. Going...

A Word From Marlon Brando On Guys & Dolls – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Guys & Dolls – interviews – 1956 Since we’re smack in the middle of “Oscar Weekend”, I thought I would run some items from Hollywood of the past. Starting with this one – a promotional radio show for the film Guys &...

“George Was A Snappy Dancer” – February 22, 1969

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 22, 1969 News on this Washington’s Birthday in 1969 had much to do with the anticipated European visit of newly inaugurated  President Nixon. It also had something to do with a just-published biography of George Washington by author-historian Mary...

A Word Or Two From Malcolm X – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Malcolm X – James Baldwin – Open Mind On this day, 48 years ago – February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated. One of the most vocal figures in the Black Muslim Movement, Malcolm X galvanized the Black community by initiating a...

A Few Words From Man Ray – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Man Ray As one of the cornerstones of the Avant-Garde, Dada-Surrealist and Modernist Movements, Man Ray is probably best known for his painting, A L’Heure de L’Observatoire – Les Amoureux (Observatory Time – The Lovers) – which you can see in the...

Up To Our Lips Again – February 15, 1971

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 15, 1971 – Laos Invasion Not bad enough public opinion railed against U.S. involvement in Cambodia in 1970, in 1971 the war  now extended to Laos with U.S. and South Vietnamese troops crossing the border into Laotian territory amid...

A Word From Sigmund Freud – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player:Sigmund Freud – Nov. 1938 Probably one of the most influential figures in the 20th Century, and certainly in the field of Psychiatry, was Sigmund Freud. But it’s strange to realize that, since he was active all the way up to the time...

In Good Shape At The Moment – In Bad Shape Comparatively – February 5, 1961

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Luther Hodges – February 5, 1961 Forever The Economy – even in 1961. It was about jobs, lack of jobs, where we were compared to the rest of the world. Were we lagging behind. Were we still Number One. Where were we...