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Tagged: North Carolina

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Dorothy Thompson, Carl Van Doren, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang – 1939 World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  May 10, 1939 – World Congress Of Writers Dinner – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you are an English Major or a Writer or reader with a voracious appetite, the above names may mean nothing to you. In 1939 they represented the vanguard of established writers in the...

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Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony Play Music Of Harl McDonald 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Harl McDonald – The Mission At San Juan Capistrano – Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – April 27, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Some Americana this weekend. Harl McDonald, born in Boulder Colorado in 1899 and died in Princeton New Jersey in 1955. In addition to composing,...

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May 3, 1995 – The Wrong John Doe #2

May 3, 1995 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1995 – This day began with a media frenzy. After 18 hours of questioning by FBI Agents over possible connections to Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombings, Gary Lands and Robert Jacks, who...

Civil Rights Legislation In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Civil Rights Legislation In 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Harry Truman’s Civil Rights Legislation – Chicago University Roundtable – February 6, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry Truman’s Civil Rights legislation. It was the fulfillment of a promise Truman made while campaigning for election (re-election) in 1948. It succeeded in alienating the South. So much so, that...

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts The Music Of Francois Morel – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 3

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts The Music Of Francois Morel – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts Music Of Francois Morel – Esquisse Op. 1 – CBC Radio Session – 1956 – CBC Transcription Service – The music of Canadian Composer Francois Morel, played by the Toronto Symphony, conducted by Sir Ernest MacMillan in this 1956 CBC Studio recording. This week it’s Morel’s...

Eyewitness At Kittyhawk In 1903 – December 17, 1957 0

Eyewitness At Kittyhawk In 1903 – December 17, 1957

– Kittyhawk flight eyewitness – NBC Radio Nightline – December 17, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kittyhawk, North Carolina – December 17, 1903, and the first successful flight by The Wright Brothers, who pioneered aviation and forever changed the course of history. On this broadcast, from the NBC...