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Mikhail Pletnev 0

Mikhail Pletnev With Juraj Valcuha And The Luxembourg Philharmonic Play Music Of Rachmaninov – 2015 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Mikhail Pletnev, piano with The Luxembourg Philharmonic, Juraj Valcuha,cond. Dec. 3, 2015 – France Musique – All Rachmaninov this week, compliments of celebrated Russian Pianist Mikhail Pletnev and the Luxembourg Philharmonic, conducted by Juraj Valcuha in a concert given at the Philharmonic Hall in Luxembourg on December 3, 2015 and...

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Secretary of State James Byrnes 0

Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Secretary of State James Byrnes – Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the slow road to Peace was underway, bumpy at times. The latest round of Peace talks took place in Paris in May of 1946. The first meeting,...

March 18, 1981 0

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

The View From Red Square – September 14, 1955 0

The View From Red Square – September 14, 1955

– NBC Radio – This Is Moscow – September 14, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Billed as “the gradual opening up of The Soviet Union“, Moscow was busy playing host to a number of Western dignitaries, this week of September 14th in 1955. Konrad Adenauer, West Germany’s Premier,...

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Unholiest Of Alliances – The German/Soviet Pact – August 23-14, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

– News from BBC World Service – Polish Radio – German Radio – August 23-24, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was huge, impossible news for August 23rd in 1939. And shock waves reverberated all over the world for days after. The Pact, negotiated since June of 1939,...

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989 0

Goodbye Gromyko And A Ruling On Roe V. Wade – July 3, 1989

РCBS World News Roundup РJuly 3, 1989 РGordon Skene Sound Collection РTwo important events for this July 3rd in 1989. First, the passing of longtime symbol of the Cold War and face of the Soviet Union, Andrè Gromyko was announced in Moscow that morning. Gromyko, who...

New Faces In Nicaragua – March 3, 1990 0

New Faces In Nicaragua – March 3, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 3, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day in the continuing story of change unfolding in unlikely places, this March 3rd in 1990. News of the victory in Nicaragua of...

Another Day Of Turmoil  – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941 0

Another Day Of Turmoil – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – February 9, 1941 During the early uncertain and chaotic days of World War 2, the flood of news reports, claims and counter-claims filled the airwaves with alternately hopeful and ominous...

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980 0

The View From Kabul – January 9, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the hostage situation at the American Embassy in Tehran continuing and the Soviets settling in around Afghanistan, the 80s were getting off to...