Tagged: Interviews

John’s Children – In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Become a Patron! A band more people have probably heard about than actually heard, John’s Children were one of those fabled “you-had-to-be-there” bands that loomed high in the pantheon of Psychedelia, but in fact released only one (sort of) album and a string of singles and became largely known as...

Looking At The Rose Through World Colored Glasses – January 18, 1956

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Keys To The Capitol – Jan. 18, 1956 For the week ending this day in 1956, all attention seemed to be on an interview, conducted by Life Magazine, with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. The gist of the interview was Dulles’...

Martin Luther King On Meet The Press – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Talkshows Past

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Meet The Press – Martin Luther King – 1960 Since Tuesday marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, I thought it would be fitting to offer an early Meet The Press appearance from April 16, 1960 as tribute to the man...

End Of American Innocence

End Of American Innocence – 1963 – Thurgood Marshall, Norman Thomas, Reinhold Niebuhr – Past Daily Reference Room

Even early in 1963, before the assassination of President Kennedy, years before the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and decades before the events at Sandy Hook, the concern that America was no longer a nation of innocence – that we were losing our moral center, that we were drifting...

What Is America’s Greatest Need? – 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: America’s Town Meeting – Dec. 18, 1938 1938 was a nervous year in our history. The slow recovery, the looming war in Europe, saber rattling in the Far-East , racism, unemployment, crime – all these elements created an air of tension and fear over...

John Lennon: Book Beatle – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Lennon-Book Beatle -1965 As each year passes we get further and further away from that defining moment when we all learned, with shock and disbelief, that John Lennon had been murdered. There are a lot more people around now who were...

“Get It Over By Christmas” – The Week Ending November 28, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of November 28, 1950 No picnic, this week in November of 1950. Starting off with an out-of-control bus on a mountain road in Colorado to a much hoped-for “Final Push” in Korea, it was just a haywire week in...

Forever Middle-East – Sen. Wayne Morse Talks About The Suez Canal And American Foreign Policy – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Youth Wants To Know – Sen. Wayne Morse – 1957 Never one to shy away from controversy or taking a stand, Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Oregon) was interviewed on the NBC Radio Program Youth Wants To Know, regarding the Middle-East, which was undergoing...

Election Postmortem 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player:Post-Election 1956 The 1956 Presidential election was interesting in that Eisenhower won a landslide victory, yet both the House and Senate remained in control of the Democrats and that left the Republicans scratching their collective heads. It’s been said that it was the...

Procol Harum – In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Procol Harum – In Session 1967 More familiar territory tonight. Procol Harum is no stranger to these pages, but the session recordings haven’t gotten around much and they did several for the BBC between 1967 and 1970. Tonight it’s from their first...