Tagged: Michigan

Gerald Ford

October 12, 1973 – Who Is Gerald Ford? – Nixon Appoints A New VP.

Just as America was reeling from the shock of vice-President Spiro Agnew‘s resignation amid a flurry of accusations of improprieties, President Nixon announced the selection of House Minority leader and Congressman Gerald R. Ford of Michigan as his Number 2. On October 10, 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned and...

October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy Leads The Boston Symphony In Music Of Barber, Strauss And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Eugene Ormandy, guest Conducts The Boston Symphony – February 26, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic Boston Symphony concert this week. This time it’s the legendary Eugene Ormandy guest conducting the orchestra in music of Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. Almost no other conductor in the...

Nuria Graham

Nuria Graham – Live At Primavera Sound 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

  Nuria Graham – Live At Primavera Sound – 2017 – June 2, 2017 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – New faces and voices tonight. This one comes by way of Spain – Nuria Graham is Irish/Catalonian and 22. Having released her first record in 2013, at the tender age...

Robert F. Kenney

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Holds A Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

April 1, 1968 – Robert F. Kennedy Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 1, 1968. A day after President Johnson announced his decision not to seek re-election, the focus was now on Robert F. Kennedy, who announced his candidacy on March 16th. On March 31, President Johnson...

Alexis "Sigi" Weissenberg

Alexis “Sigi” Weissenberg With Max Reiter And The San Antonio Symphony Play Music Of Casella – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Casella: Scarlatiana – Alexis “Sigi” Weissenber, piano – San Antonio Symphony – Max Reiter, cond. – March 26, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Piano legend Alexis Weissenberg, as he sounded when he had turned 20 and had made his American debut with the New York Philharmonic only a year...