Speaking Softly - Carrying Big Sticks - September 23, 1986

Speaking Softly – Carrying Big Sticks – September 23, 1986

Eduard Shevardnadnze and George Shultz - they knew a secret.

Eduard Shevardnadnze and George Shultz – they knew a secret.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World Tonight – September 23, 1986 – The Gordon Skene Sound Collection

A day of political wrangling, this September 23rd in 1986.

East-West relations going back and forth between frozen and simply cold. Proposals of a possible Summit between Soviet leader Gobachev and President…

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FDR - At The University Of Pennsylvania 1940 - Past Daily Reference Room

FDR – At The University Of Pennsylvania 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Even in 1940, an education was crucial.

Even in 1940, an education was crucial.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt- Address at University of Pennsylvania – Sept. 20, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound collection

Celebrating the University’s Bicentennial, President Roosevelt addressed the students of the University of Pennsylvania, the first time a sitting President did so since 1909. To celebrate the occasion, FDR was…

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Raoul Cedras And The Awkward Moments - September 22, 1994

Raoul Cedras And The Awkward Moments – September 22, 1994

Hell no, he won't go. Not much.

Hell no, he won’t go… not much.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 22, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

News for this first day of Autumn in 1994 had much to do with the ongoing situation in Haiti.

With U.S. troops having landed on the Island nation and deposed the military Junta led by Lt. General Raoul Cedras, efforts were now underway to remove…

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King Krule - Live In Stockholm 2014 - Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

King Krule – Live In Stockholm 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

King Krule - The former Archy Marshall - with influences as diverse as Gene Vincent and Fela Kuti.

King Krule – The former Archy Marshall – with influences as diverse as Gene Vincent and Fela Kuti.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – King Krule – live in Stockholm – April 2014 – Sveriges Radio P3

After a downright rotten childhood, the former Archy Marshall – weathering bouts of insomnia and an insatiable curiosity over the music of the likes of Gene Vincent, Fela Kuti and The Cafe…

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The War On Drugs - Live In Amsterdam 2012 - Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The War On Drugs – Live In Amsterdam 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

War On Drugs - Shoegaze with widespread critical acclaim to boot.

War On Drugs – Shoegaze with widespread critical acclaim to boot.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The War On Drugs – Live At Melkweg, Amsterdam – Feb. 15, 2012 – VPRO/3VOOR12

The War On Drugs have been around a little over 9 years, have been showered with critical acclaim and have undergone sweeping personnel changes during their history so far.

Still together and just as essential as…

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A Man And His Manifesto - The Unabomber - September 19, 1995

A Man And His Manifesto – The Unabomber – September 19, 1995

35,000 words worth of rant.

35,000 words worth of rant.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 19, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

This September 19th in 1995 had a lot to do with still-at-large domestic terrorist The Unabomber and his demand to publish a 35,000 word manifesto before a deadline which promised more letter bombs if it wasn’t.

The Washington Post, along with the New…

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10 Days Left - Your Contributions To Keep Past Daily Alive Are Needed Now More Than Ever

10 Days Left – Your Contributions To Keep Past Daily Alive Are Needed Now More Than Ever

Well . . .not THAT bad, but . . .

Well …not THAT bad, but …

Click on the link here to MAKE YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTION - INDIEGOGO PAST DAILY FUNDRAISER

EXCUSE THE INTERRUPTION BUT … .We’re coming up on the last few days of our Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser. We’re still a ways to go before we hit our actual goal ($15,000) and we NEED DESPERATELY YOUR HELP.

I know it’s a pain, to be…

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Gold Going Up - DC-9’s Going Down - September 18, 1979

Gold Going Up – DC-9’s Going Down – September 18, 1979

Another day of lunacy on Wall Street.

Another day of frenzy and lunacy on Wall Street.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – September 18, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

A day of wild fluctuation and concern, this September 18th in 1979.

Starting with the surprising rise in Gold Prices, ending the day at an unprecedented $373.50 an ounce, the biggest single day spike since the rise began. No…

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