Tagged: New York

International Terrorism – A New Dimension Of Power – 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Options – International Terrorism: A New Mode of Conflict – Dec. 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirty-six years ago, the concept of International Terrorism seemed new and remote. The idea of America being attacked by terrorists from...

Tom Waits – In Concert At The Beacon Theater, New York – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tom Waits, in concert at The Beacon Theater, New York – November 5, 1979 Over to the Beacon Theater, New York in 1979 for this concert by Tom Waits. I haven’t run any Tom Waits in a while – no good...

Grief Rides A Bubble-Top Limousine – The Kennedy Assassination – November 22, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – November 22, 1963 (continuous) – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Click on the link here for Audio Player- ABC Radio News – November 22, 1963 (continuous) – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Click...

What Is High School For? – 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – A Report Card On High School – What’s It For? – March 1972 – WNBC, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In case you thought the trouble with schools in general and High schools in particular was the property of...

Anna Calvi – Live At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg – 2011 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Anna Calvi – live at The Music Hall of Williamsburg, New York – Dec. 13, 2011 Special thanks tonight to our Bristol UK correspondent Mig Schillace for mentioning Anna Calvi to me. I had only heard about her but not actually...

Holly Miranda – Live At Glasslands 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Holly Miranda – In Concert at Glasslands – June 2, 2013 – Courtesy: NYC Taper.com First off, I want to express a ton of gratitude to the folks at NYC Taper.com for letting me run this concert tonight. For those of...

A World Premier By Hindemith – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Paul Hindemith: Concerto for Woodwinds, Harp and Orchestra – CBS Symphony, Thor Johnson – World Premier – May 15, 1949 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something special this weekend. A world premier performance of the Concerto for Woodwinds,...

September 10, 1949 – “Something Went Snap” – Mass Shooting In New Jersey – Throwing Rocks In Peekskill –

A week where the vagaries of Human Nature went haywire, this September 10th in 1949. Starting with news of a deadly mass shooting in Camden New Jersey. The lone gunman, Howard Unruh, claiming people were saying bad things about his character, went on a shooting rampage, indiscriminately killing some 13...

September 4, 1939 – The First Casualties; Just Plain Folks –

With War in Europe officially declared, this day in September 1939, the first official casualties reported wound up being civilians, innocent bystanders, caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. The SS Athenia had been sunk, killing 117. And the news via shortwave listening posts, as well as every...

Out Of The Kitchen And Into The Street – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Re-cap of Days activities – Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 1970 – WBAI, New York – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day had to do with the celebration of Women’s Equality Day, and a flood of protest marches throughout...