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Berlin - April 26, 1945

April 26, 1945 – Berlin 3/4 Gone, Collapse In Italy And A Grocer Named Bartholdy

April 26, 1945 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1945 – news of the war and news that Berlin was capitulating fast. 3/4 of the city was now under Russian occupation, while sporadic fighting continued in some streets while cleanup was already...

Robert Alton Harris

April 20, 1992 – Vigils, Protestors, Pileups

April 20, 1992 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 20, 1992 – A busy days for vigils, protests, car accidents and observances. After exhausting all appeals, convicted killer Robert Alton Harris was spending the day saying goodbyes before heading down to the Death Watch...

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

Subversive Activities Control Board – 1954 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NBC – Listen To Washington – The Subversive Activities Control Board – Sept. 21, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – At the height of the Red Scare in the 1950s, a little-known/barely publicized organization started up in Washington. The Subversive Activities Control Board was headed up by former...

President Eisenhower - 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

It helps – it helps a lot: Become a Patron! A Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot to do with the Big-4 Conference and the snafu over the initial Salk Polio vaccinations which many were...

Invasion Of Crete – May 22, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – May 22, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 22nd in 1941, which was the 627th day of War, was about the continuing expansion of the War in...

Getting An Education In The South – May 6, 1956

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – American Forum – Trouble In The South – May 6, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1954, the landmark Brown v. Board Of Education paved the way for school desegregation in the U.S. – compliance was...

Etta James – Live In San Francisco 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Etta James – Live In San Francisco 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Etta James – Live in San Francisco 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The Legendary Etta James this weekend. Recorded live at The Boarding House in San Francisco in March of 1981, this was originally supposed to...