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Sir Gladwyn Jebb And The United Nations Growing Pains Of 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Meet The Press – Sir Gladwyn Jebb – British Ambassador to UN – September 4, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The United Nations – in 1951 the organization was 6 years old and experiencing growing pains and ridicule. The growing pains came from the steady stream of newly...

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March 15, 1939 – About Ruthenia – Parcelling Off Czechoslovakia

March 15, 1939 – Washington Roundup with Theodore A. Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1939 – In a move that brought a European War inches closer, the Nazi government of Adolf Hitler announced it had taken over the Moravian and Bohemian zones of Czechoslovakia – and...

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February 16, 1951 – Stalin Chimes In About Korea – America Chimes In About Europe

  February 16, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and the news- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1951 – A day filled with Cold War, Korea and uncertainty. Starting with word from Soviet Premier Stalin, voicing his opinion for the first time in a while, that the U.S. was...

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Herman’s Hermits In Oslo – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Herman’s Hermits – In session for NRK, Oslo – March 4, 1967 – NRK Archives – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Herman’s Hermits in session for NRK in Oslo, broadcast on March 4, 1967. Hard to imagine that’s it’s 50 years since this original broadcast was aired. Harder still to...

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May 23, 1990 – Concerns Over Touchy Nukes – Gorbachev Faces A Vote Of Confidence

May 23, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 23, 1990 – Safety concerns were raised over reports that some U.S. nuclear warheads were defective and could lead to an accidental nuclear explosion. The Washington Post reported that, in 1988 a defect was discovered...

African-American Teenagers - 1951 2

Before It Was Rock, It Was Race – WDIA, Memphis: Sepia Swing Club 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WDIA, Memphis – Sepia Swing Club – December 17, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Teenagers in segregated America. Before the dawn of Rock n’Roll it was called Race Music. And it was Blues, Jump Blues and Bop. And it was just after World War 2, right around the...

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March 23, 1985 – Enflamed Political Passion Of The Apartheid Kind

March 23, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1985 – a day where violence and passions ran high in South Africa over the killings of 18 Black Anti-Apartheid protestors. The trouble started after a news conference by President Reagan who commented, in...

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Kennedy Addresses The UN – Sept. 20, 1963

– President John F. Kennedy – Address the The General Assembly – United Nations – Sept. 20, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fifty-Two years ago this weekend, President Kennedy gave what would be his last address before the General Assembly at the United Nations. Two months later, almost...