Tagged: Olympic Games

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Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Frank Martin And Gustav Mahler – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, cond. Opening of 97th Winter Season – September 27, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Boston Symphony in concert this week – another historic performance featuring Music Director Seiji Ozawa at the opening concert of the 97th Winter season. Two works are performed...

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January 21, 1938 – To Boycott Or Not To Boycott The 1940 Tokyo Olympics – Past Daily Reference Room

1940 Olympic Boycott question – H.W. van Loon – January 21, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As it came to pass, the 1940 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo never materialized. In fact, the Olympic Winter and Summer games wouldn’t be held again until 1948, after World War 2...

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Bomb Target: USA – Red Scare In America 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Bomb Target: U.S.A. was a documentary special broadcast by CBS radio in March of 1953. The intended purpose was to expose our vulnerabilities and to scare the living crap out of us, all at the same time. With the Red Scare going full-blast through most communities in America, and threatened...