Tagged: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Attorney General Edwin Meese

April 2, 1988 – Corruption, Shuttle Diplomacy, And Condition Alpha

April 2, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1988 – A busy news day and not all of it was happening at home. Starting with news from Panama about dictator Manuel Noriega and considerations over stepping up pressure on the Military strongman...

German tanks in Yugslavia - 1941

March 23, 1941 – View From The Balkans – Betrayals And Sleights-Of-Hand

March 23, 1941 -News Of The World: Sunday Edition – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1941 – An ominous day if you lived in the Balkans. Today was the day Demonstrations took over towns and cities all across Yugoslavia, protesting what was looking very...

Vietnam 1966

A Dean Rusk Press Conference – January 21, 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dean Rusk Press Conference – January 21, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Vietnam war dragged on and casualty figures kept rising, public opinion was slowly turning against our escalation, and even those in the Military were questioning our methods and our reasons. Secretary of State Dean...

Autour de Lucie - in concert

Autour De Lucie – In Concert 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Autour de Lucie – live at Benicasim Festival – Aug. 6, 2002 – RFI-Le Mouv – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Autour de Lucie, or Around Lucie if you’re so inclined, in concert from the Benicasim Festival, recorded by RFI’s Le Mouv on August 6, 2002. Getting started in 1994...

Dexter Gordon live in Paris

Dexter Gordon Quartet Live in Paris – 1973 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dexter Gordon Quartet – Live In Paris – Maison de la Radio – Studio 104 – February 9, 1973 – Radio France – Dexter Gordon this weekend. Last week I ran a concert featuring¬†Wardell Gray, whose Tenor duels with Dexter Gordon in the early 1950s were legendary. This week it’s...

Carl Schuricht

Carl Schuricht And The Stuttgart Radio Symphony – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carl Schuricht and The Stuttgart Radio Symphony – 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Classical music enthusiasts and record collectors know the name of Carl Schuricht. He was one of that group of conductors who believed in a certain style of interpretation; one that was actively practiced during the 19th...

Elizabeth Ray

June 6, 1976 – Capitol Hill And Scandal

June 6, 1976 – The World This Week – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 6, 1976, a Sunday in 1976 which capped off a week of tragedies, intrigues and scandals. Starting off with news of the Teton Dam collapse in Idaho, causing mass flooding and at...

President Roosevelt - 1941

May 27, 1941 – A Fireside Chat At The Brink Of War – FDR And The National Emergency

President Franklin Roosevelt – Fireside Chat – May 27, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A regular feature during the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt was the Fireside Chat, an informal address to the American people, where matters of national interest were discussed and a sense of transparency with the...

Falklands War -UK Newspaper Headines

May 24, 1982 – Falkland Islands: Diplomatic Options: Out – Military Options: In

May 24, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 24, 1982 – The Falkland Islands conflict/war. As Number 10 Downing Street put it: “All Diplomatic options are out and all Military options are in”. As British troops came ashore, taking up positions and moving...