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November 27, 1938 – “With All This Peace, Let’s Gear Up For War” – France And Striking Unions

‘Tis the season for subscribing . . .Become a Patron! With the world breathing a cautious, albeit temporary sigh of relief, now that the Munich Crisis was over, news for this November 27th in 1938 had much to do with the goings on in Europe, post-Treaty. In France the big...

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947 0

Discontent, Unrest And The Litigious Nature Of Rain – December 9, 1947

– News For December 9, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 9th in 1947 – Post-War discontent, Cold War jitters and the slow, painful process of getting a war torn Europe back on its feet. Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King addressed the Canadian House of Commons, saying the...

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Culture In America: An Assessment – 1960 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Culture in America, circa 1960. Even 55 years ago, we were starting to ask questions about our accomplishments as a people – what contributions had we made as a society; not just of...

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NPR – National Town Meeting – “How Can Education Be Improved?” – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1975, Education was again the topic of hot discussion around Washington. The recent violence in Boston over School Busing, the proposed cuts in Education spending on the...

La Ley – Live In Mexico City – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition 0

La Ley – Live In Mexico City – 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – La Ley – In Concert in Mexico City – July 17, 2014 – Terra Live Continuing our World Roundup of Rock Without Borders with two-time Latin Grammy Winners La Ley from Chile. Far from being obscure, La...

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Days Of Future Murk – January 1, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Projection ’61 – January 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Most News programs spend the first day of a new year looking back on the events of the previous one. In 1961 however, January 1st was spent...

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With All This Peace, Let’s Gear Up For War – November 27, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Headlines and Bylines – November 27, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the world breathing a cautious and temporary sigh of relief, now that the Munich Crisis was over, news for this November 27th in 1938 had much...

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Lost Acapulco – In Session At Radio 3, Madrid – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

  Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lost Acapulco In Session at RNE Radio 3, Madrid – October 3, 2013 Over to Madrid by way of Mexico for a session at RNE Radio 3 by Mexican Surf-Cult band Lost Acupulco. The spirit of Dick Dale lives, and...

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The Music Of Alejandro Garcia Caturia – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Alejandro Garcia Caturia – Fantacion – NBC Radio Orchestra, conducted by H. Leopold Spitalny – October 7. 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A short one this weekend, but a rare one nonetheless. Alejandro Garcia Caturia was a Cuban composer who...