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Count Teleki of Hungary 1940

March 27, 1940 – Hungary Joins The Axis – Paris Expels Russians – Labor Gets Indicted.

March 27, 1940 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1940 -As the war in Europe gained momentum, allegiances and reminders of friendship pacts were declared throughout the continent. Latest to pledge mutual assistance was Hungary. Prime Minister Teleki paid a visit to Rome...

Paul Sacher

Heinz Holliger With Paul Sacher And The English Chamber Orchestra At Aldeburgh 1971 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The English Chamber Orchestra – Heinz Holliger, Oboe – Paul Sacher, Cond. – 1971 Aldeburgh Festival – BBC Concert Hall – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to historic concerts this week. From the 1971 Aldeburgh Festival, a performance by the English Chamber orchestra, guest conducted by Paul Sacher, with...

Sudeten Germans - September 1938

September 16, 1938 – A Land Called Sudeten. The Munich Crisis

September 16, 1938 – Report from Alistair Cooke – Report of Prime Minister Chamberlain leaving for Munich – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 16, 1938 – A period of several days where the possibility of another War in Europe hung precariously in the balance. The issue was over territories,...

Prsident Truman address to Congress

September 6, 1945 – The Road Back To Peace

September 6, 1945 – President Truman Post-War Peace proposals and Policies Discussion – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 6, 1945 – With the War over a little less than a month, the road back to Peace and life-before-War was foremost on everyone’s minds. On this day, the new Emergency...

Tommy Dorsey - live from the Casino Ballroom - 1947 - ABC Radio

Tommy Dorsey – Live At Casino Gardens – Ocean Park Pier, Santa Monica 1947 – Past Daily Downbeat

Tommy Dorsey – Live From The Casino Gardens Ballroom – Ocean Park, Santa Monica – June 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For a change, Big Band for this edition of Downbeat. Just prior to and shortly after World War 2, Big Band Swing was the mainstay of mainstream...

Medicare - July 1965

July 28-29, 1965 – A New Word In Our Lexicon: Medicare

  July 29, 1965 – News item: Passage of Medicare Bill – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Medicare. 52 years ago this week, it became a reality for millions of Americans, By an overwhelming majority on July 28, the Medicare bill passed Congress and headed to President Johnson for signature....

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - 1970

Rahsaan Roland Kirk In Session – In Interview – 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Rahsaan Roland Kirk – In session and in conversation – Positively Black program – Sept. 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the late 1960’s/early 1970s, TV witnessed an explosion of Black Produced Public Affairs programs both nationally and locally throughout the U.S. – in an effort to...

Griffin Bell - Attorney General

July 7, 1978 – An Attorney General Gets A Contempt Citation – Food Prices Up-Unemployment Down

July 7, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 7, 1978 – Wholesale Prices were still going up, to the tune of 7/10% in June, with Food prices leading the way at %1.1, owing to higher costs of poultry, pork, beef and veal as...

President Eisenhower - 1957 Governors Conference

President Eisenhower At The 1957 Governor’s Conference – June 24, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – Addressing the 1957 Governors Conference – June 24, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, addressing the annual Governors Conference from June 24, 1957. Here we were, in the middle of a Cold War, a Space Race we were losing and domestic issues. Any one...

Cessna In Red Square

May 31, 1987 – A Cessna Lands In Red Square – An Air Of Dirty Laundry In Public – End Of A Two-Year Nightmare

May 31, 1987 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1987 – the last day of a perplexing month in 1987, and the last haywire week of May, 30 years ago. A week you needed a scorecard and interpreter to figure out. Starting...