April 20, 1964 - Springtime in New York. Civil Rights Protests gear up for opening of New York World's Fair. Elderly protest in favor of Medicare. New York Supreme Court gives thumbs down to CORE. Chances for Nelson Rockefeller grabbing Presidential nomination rated as slim. 2nd Conspiracy and Perjury Trial for McCarthy-era Attorney Roy Cohn set as 1st trial declared mistrial.
Nights at the Roundtable with Buzzcocks, in session at The BBC - May 21, 1979. Don't forget to donate!
Help Save Newstalgia From Extinction - Newstalgia Fundraiser. Raising money to keep the archive.
Newstalgia Reference Room - JFK Speaks to the Editors of UPI - June 8, 1961
April 19, 1995 - "We didn't Hear Anything, just death" - news of the Oklahoma City bombing on this day, as reported by CBS Radio and an excerpt of the day's news.
Nights at the Roundtable with one of the unjustly neglected band of the 1960's, Family and sessions done at The BBC for the John Peel Program in 1967 and 1968.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert with Gustavo Dudamel leading Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in a program of Brahms. Recorded live in Concert April 13th by Radio France Musique.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Free-for-all at the UN. In the middle of a UN address by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, a protest erupted into violence on the floor of the General Assembly over the recent events in the Congo and the assassination of President Patrice Lumumba. On February 22, 1961.
April 18, 1941 - Yugoslavia surrenders to Germany. Balkans come under Nazi control. Greece next. British bombers raid Germany. German bombers raid Britain. British public opinion runs against government action. Capitol Hill - Senators accused of trying to get deferments for sons and constituents. Soft Coal strike continues. Bills introduced to prevent strikes in Defense industries. Anticipated heated argument over Convoy Bill.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Flaming Lips in session at The BBC. Recorded October 13, 1992.
April 17, 1994 - Bosnian Serbs agree to end siege of Gorazde. Peacekeepers take up positions. Bosnians release hostages. 17 year old to be tried as adult in murder of 3 co-workers. Midwest floods recede, except in Olive Branch Illinois. Minnie Pearl becomes first female comic inducted in the National Comedy Hall of Fame.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Charlatans in Session at the BBC, recorded March 20, 1990.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Ike Has A Word Or Two About Taxes (and paying your fair share), in 1954.
April 16, 1945 - the Russians launch the final push to Berlin, coming within 20 miles of the city limits. 633 German planes destroyed in one day, effectively knocking out the Luftwaffe. Patton's 3rd Army reaches Czech border, cutting Germany in half. U.S. 7th Army enters Nuremberg. Tokyo's industrial capacity believed completely destroyed. Air Force reports no more industrial targets left as a result of bombings in Europe. Gen. Eisenhower to announce plans for V-E Day.
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone featuring the Pierre Jamet String Quintet and music of Gabriel Pierne`, recorded by French Radio from a studio session in 1955.