1936

Newstalgia Reference Room - The 1936 Democratic Convention
Newstalgia Reference Room with Seconding Speeches nominating FDR for a Second term. Local color during the convention - a one hour excerpt from June 26, 1936. Read more...
FDR Has Words About Taxes - 1936. 'Taxes Shall Be Levied According To Ability To Pay. That Is The Only American Principle'
President Roosevelt addresses a campaign rally on the subject of Taxes and the Economy, 1936. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR And The Finger Pointers Of 1936
(FDR - answering the well-upholstered whiners) Note: A repost from 2009 but . . .timely as ever! During the last few days of the 1936 Presidential campaign, FDR spoke at a rally in Worcester Massachusetts on October 21, 1936, answering Read more...
First Day Of Congress - 1936 - Gunning For The New Deal
First day of Congress in 1936 - something of a contrast to 1995, but still a free-for-all. One of the first times the proceedings of Congress were broadcast. Read more...
Sunday Gramophone - Mozart: Piano Concerto Nr. 20 K.466 - Mitja Nikisch, Piano  - 1934
(Mitja Nikisch - A tragic case of timing) Probably one of the more tragic stories in the history of classical music is the story of Mitja Nikisch. Read more...

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Sunday Gramophone - Mozart: Bassoon Concerto K.191 - Fernand Oubradous, Bassoon - Recorded In 1936
(Fernand Oubradous - did for the Bassoon what Landowska did for the Harpsichord) Fernand Oubradous had a long and celebrated career throughout Fran Read more...
When Social Security Was New And Lines Were Blurred - 1936
(Ernest Lundeen - talked an interesting talk . . but) I don't think there is any historic shortage of populist movements being undermined and subve Read more...
So very Beck-ish, don't you think? From the terrific film "Things To Come", 1936. Story and screenplay by H.G. Wells. The whole thing is at YouTube Read more...
Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!
(You'd act that way too if you discovered the theory of relativity!) In case you almost forgot, today (March 14) is Albert Einstein's birthday. A h Read more...
FDR: Welcoming The Hatred
FDR: Welcoming The Hatred Read more...