Tagged: World War II

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March 10, 1940 – A Hint Of Spring – An Eye On Finland

March 10, 1940 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 10, 1940 – A Sunday and a pause on the battlefield, and an appreciation of what will soon be Spring in Europe. On this day in Berlin, the streets were adorned with festive attire. For...

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January 22, 1969 – The Nixon Era – Foreign Policy

January 22, 1969 – Newsfront – News + Nixon’s Foreign Policy – EEN – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 22,1969 – The first few days of a Nixon White House – the changes were coming in. One of Richard Nixon’s big campaign promises was ending the war in Vietnam...

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January 13, 1942 – The View From Batavia

January 13, 1942 – Blue Network News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 13, 1942 – Beginning with news from Batavia and the war as it was taking shape in the Pacific. Despite cautiously upbeat reports, the underlying news was the Japanese were making huge gains...

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Gennadi Rozhdestvensky And The Basel Radio Symphony – Alexander Tcherepnine Memorial Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Basel Radio Symphony – Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, cond. – Alexander Tcherepnine Memorial Concert – 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Russian-born/naturalized American citizen Alexander Tcherepnine this week. An historic memorial concert performed in Lausanne, Switzerland by the Basel Radio Symphony conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and featuring a...

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November 21, 1961 – The Slippery Slope Of Nation-Building – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1961 – NBC Radio: Emphasis With Chet Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1961 was shaping up to being a very interesting year. It was the first full year of a new administration and the Cold War showed no signs of letting up. Coupled with the growing...