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September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

French soldiers in Algiers

April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

Miles Davis

Miles Davis “Lost Quintet” – Live In Berlin – 1969 – Past Daily Downbeat

Miles Davis Quintet – Live At Berliner Jazztage – November 7, 1969 – RBB Radio Berlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Miles Davis this Sunday. Playing favorites. Legends and important voices this weekend. And one of the most important of the 20th century was Miles Davis, no question. I...

German tanks in Yugslavia - 1941

March 23, 1941 – View From The Balkans – Betrayals And Sleights-Of-Hand

March 23, 1941 -News Of The World: Sunday Edition – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1941 – An ominous day if you lived in the Balkans. Today was the day Demonstrations took over towns and cities all across Yugoslavia, protesting what was looking very...

Vietnam 1966

A Dean Rusk Press Conference – January 21, 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dean Rusk Press Conference – January 21, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Vietnam war dragged on and casualty figures kept rising, public opinion was slowly turning against our escalation, and even those in the Military were questioning our methods and our reasons. Secretary of State Dean...

Happy Mondays - live from Lyon 1990

Happy Mondays – In Concert From Lyon – 1990 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Happy Mondays – live at Le Truc, Lyon France – March 3, 1990 – Radio France International – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A taste of Happy Mondays this weekend. In concert from Lyon at Le Truc, recorded by Radio France International on March 3, 1990. One of the pivotal...

Nixon and Brezhnev 1974

July 6, 1974 – Nixon Heads To Moscow – Kissinger Heads To Rome – Opium Poppies Bloom Again In Turkey

  July 6, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 6, 1974 – Nixon and The Moscow Summit. A month before his unprecedented resignation, President Nixon went to Moscow to meet with Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to discuss a range of issues...

Amber Arcades - live at Best Kept Secret 2017

Amber Arcades – Live At Best Kept Secret 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Amber Arcades – in concert at Best Kept Secret 2017 – June 16, 2017 – VPRO/3VOOR12 Netherlands – Amber Arcades tonight. In concert from the Best Kept Secret Festival 2017, recorded earlier this month by VPRO in The Netherlands and broadcast by 3VOOR12–FM. Amber Arcades is no stranger to these...

Europe 1947

The Dawn Of Cold War Europe – Eve Of The Marshall Plan – 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

  CBS Radio – Time Of Reason – August 31, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Europe in the midst of reconstruction and rejuvenation. Two years after the end of World War 2, a devastated Europe struggled to get back on its feet. Food was scarce, the infrastructure was...