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Thousands of Occupy Oakland Protesters succeed in shutting down the Oakland Port in December of last year. The Oakland Port is the 5th busiest in the United States. Not surprising that the FBI was keeping close tabs on Occupy Oakland last Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - The Beach Boys - 1964
Nights at the Roundtable featuring The Beach Boys, since it IS the first day of Summer! Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Arthur Lee And Love - 1967
Nights at the Roundtable featuring Arthur Lee & Love and a cut from their Milestone 1967 album Forever Changes, "Andmoreagain". Read more...
April 10, 1979 - The View From Tornado Alley
April 10, 1979 - Tornadoes tear up Mid-West, leaving 59 dead. Truckers Strike in tentative settlement. Steel Workers strike. Tanzania troops take Uganda Capital of Kampala, end of Idi Amin regime. Begin calls Sadat to discuss "personal matters". Iran Executes 13 by firing squad. Tests around 3 Mile Island Nuclear facility prove negative. 41 days of testimony in Marvin vs. Marvin case ends. Read more...
Newstalgia Downbeat - Cannonball Adderley Live At The Hollywood Bowl - 1967.
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring The Cannonball Adderley Quintet, live at The Hollywood Bowl. Recorded on August 11, 1967. Read more...

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March 2, 1983 - Socialists And Sandanistas.
March 2, 1983 - Pope John Paul II en route to Costa Rica in an appeal to end fighting in Central America, primarily El Salvador and Nicaragua. Saudi Arabia and Venezuela hint at lowering oil prices to OPEC. Storms batter California, Los Angeles - worst in years. $150BN Social Security bailout approved. Leading Indicator Index figures at 3.6%, biggest jump since 1950. Burlington Vermont re-elects first Socialist Mayor. Iraq attacks Iranian oil fields, claims 5 ships sunk including oil tankers. Funding and arms appeal to Contras proposed on Capitol Hill. Hmm. Read more...
February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth And Martial Law.
February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth and Martial Law. News of the war not going well in the Pacific, worries of an invasion of Australia, Internment of Japanese-Americans living on West Coast of U.S. begins. Martial Law in Hawaii. Fall of Singapore. Sea battle off Bali. Attacks on Rangoon. Capitol Hill debate on War Powers Bill. Read more...
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone - The L.A. Phil. Featuring Artur Schnabel - 1945
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone with The Los Angeles Philharmonic featuring Artur Schnabel, recorded in 1945. Read more...
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - The Charlatans - Live At Blackburn - 1990
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with The Charlatans and a live performance recorded at Blackburn in 1990 for the BBC. Read more...
January 10, 1978 - In A Word: Frozen.
News of the day, this day in history for January 10, 1978. Massive Cold front grips half the United States from Midwest to Eastern Seaboard. Shah of Iran flies to Saudi Arabia to lobby for Egyptian Middle East Peace initiative. Rhodesia violence. Soviet Soyuz 27 is launched to meet up with Soyuz 26. Supreme Court convenes and hears an avalanche of cases. Justice William Brennan has Cancer. Read more...