June 1, 1980 - The economy takes a nosedive. George Bush drops out of Presidential Race. Assassination attempt on Urban League President Vernon Jordan. Hostage situation continues in Iran. Survivor from Mt. St. Helens eruption surfaces.
Nights at the Roundtable with Genesis: "Dancing With The Moonlit Knight" from Selling England By The Pound - 1973.
Newstalgia Reference Room - May 31, 1957 - Commentary from Cedric Foster on the visit of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to Washington and relations between the two countries in the midst of the Cold War and upcoming German elections.
May 31, 1942. Reports on massive and devastating raid over Cologne and new RAF bombing policy. Germans claim retaking Kharkov. Fighting in Libya continues. Rommel aiming to take Tobruk, and attempting to cut off British supply lines at Suez. German Spring offensive starts. Former U.S. Production Chief during World War 1, Bernard Baruch, assumes role again. Mexico Declaration of War against Axis now target of sabotage.
Nights at the Roundtable with Siouxsie & The Banshees and Dear Prudence, released in 1983.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert -Orchestre De Paris Play Music Of Chabrier, Saint-Saens And Schmitt - Live.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert featuring Orchestre de Paris, conducted by Alain Altinoglu with Pianist Romain Descharmes in music of Chabrier, Saint-Saens and Florent Schmitt. Recorded live in concert by Radio France Musique on May 16, 2012.
Newstalgia Reference Room - President Truman addresses the Railroad Strike, declares National Emergency - May 24, 1946.
May 30, 1942 - Memorial Day in 1942. Desert Fighting in Libya. U.S. troops in Northern Ireland. Suspected IRA security leaks to Germany. Fighting around Port Moresby in Pacific. U.S. arms arrive in Russia. No holiday for Defense workers. Capitol Hill to consider drafting of married men.
Nights at the Roundtable with former Captain Beefheart drummer and solo experimental artist Robert Williams and two tracks from his 1981 ep "Buy My Record" for A&M.
Newstalgia Reference Room with a JFK Press Conference from June 7, 1962. Among the topics discussed - Taxes, The Budget, Medicare and Politics.
May 29, 1941 - news of latest German bomber raids on England and Northern Ireland. RAF raids on French coast. German invasion of Crete. Berlin reaction to latest FDR Fireside chat, ratchets up Anti-U.S. propaganda. Vichy France declares a stepped up effort to equip it's air force, seen as a ploy for France to manufacture more planes for Germany. Washington reacts to German reaction. Latest fighting in Africa, centered around Tobruk.
Nights at the Roundtable with Robert Wyatt and his stellar version of the 1982 Elvis Costello Anti-War anthem; Shipbuilding.
Newstalgia (Holiday) Weekend Gramophone featuring a recital by Piano legend Vlado Perlemuter at the 1964 Jeunesses Musicales du Canada.
Memorial Day 1953 - President Eisenhower proclaims May 30th as Memorial Day in 1953, asking for a day of prayer and remembrance.
Newstalgia Memorial Day 2012 - JFK Address at the Dedication Of The Memorial To The Missing - Battery Park, New York - May 23, 1963.