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Michel Perrault Plays Michel Perrault – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Michel Perrault: Quebec Folk Sketches – CBC Toronto Chamber Orch. Cond. Michel Perrault – CBC 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Michel Perrault this weekend, performed by the CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra, led by the composer. This comes by way of a broadcast transcription made...

President Roosevelt

May 16, 1940 – President Roosevelt: Message To Congress

  May 16, 1940 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt – Address To Joint Session Of Congress – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1940 – An ominous address, made more ominous by news that, just two days before, it was announced Holland had surrendered to German forces and the...

Los Alamos Fire

May 11, 2000 – Los Alamos Fire: “Somebody Made A Mistake – We Have To Find Out Who” – The Million Mom March Gains Momentum

May 11, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 11, 2000 – A day things spiraled out of control. The fire consuming Los Alamos New Mexico initially began as a “controlled burn”. But owing to an unexpected wind shift, it quickly exploded...

Children in Europe - 1946

Relief And Recovery: A question Of Food – Coming Cold War: A Question Of Meddling – 1946 – UNRRA And The Russia-Iranian Dispute

Cedric Foster – News And Comment – April 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1946 signified one year since the end of World War 2. In that year, the world went from a sigh of relief to an uneasy holding of breath, to glimpses of an uncertain future. In...

Elliot Richardson - Issues & Answers - 1970

May 1970 – Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Policy, Protest And Public Opinion – Weekend Reference Room

Secretary Of State Elliot Richardson On Issues & Answers – ABC News – May 12, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the tide of opposition to the Vietnam War and our escalation of the war into Cambodia, and with the deaths of four students earlier in the week...