Newstalgia Reference Room with the recording of the first Air Raid drill in the U.S., staged on May 16, 1938 and as reported by Mutual News.
News of the day in 1938. News from Radio Prague on the previous days elections in Czechoslovakia. Election results and the Sudeten-German crisis. May 16, 1938.
Nights at the Roundtable featuring The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the legendary East-West, recorded in 1966.
Newstalgia Reference Room - "Do We Need Unemployment Insurance?" - a lively debate on the pros and cons of Federally subsidized Unemployment Insurance, as proposed by President Truman and debated by Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin and Senator John W. Bricker (R-Ohio). Broadcast in January 1950.
May 15, 1964 - 1964 Presidential Primary season. Ambassador to Saigon and GOP Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge expected to win Oregon Primary, chances good in California. Senate GOP pledges to keep the Bobby Baker Scandal probe alive. Michigan Politics - Gov. George Romney and Attorney General Frank Kelly clash on Legislative Reapportionment issue. South Vietnam - 51 S. Vietnamese troops killed in ambush by Vietcong. LBJ and Robert McNamara hold talks on Vietnam situation. Civil Right leader Bayard Rustin pledges 50,000 to protest upcoming Democratic Convention in Atlantic City.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Shadows and their 1964 hit, The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt.
(FDR - taking the right-wing brickbats in stride) From April 28, 1935, his seventh Fireside Chat since taking office in 1933. FDR took the opportunity to lay out his plans for Social Security and Unemployment Insurance. The Social Security
News of the day for May 14, 1978 - Sabre rattling between Ethiopia and Somalia. Sabre rattling between China and Russia. U.S. Military experts traveling to China, Taiwan views it as slap in the face. Russian language newspaper in Manhattan bombed by pro-Israeli group Jewish Resistance, no injuries. Senate readies to vote potential veto of Jimmy Carter's F-15 Fighter package to Israel, Egypt and Suadi Arabia. Northwest Airlines continues negotiations with union. Abel Muzorewa threatens to quit bi-racial transitional government of Ian Smith. American companies in Iran told to restrict employees movements due to anti-government violence.
Nights at the Roundtable with Swedish Electronic duo Carbon Based Lifeforms with a track their fourth album, Twentythree and Somewhere In Russia.
(Yella Pessl - Bach would owe her a debt of gratitude if he could) The first of what I hope will be a weekly series of historic commercial recordings, mostly all classical and all from the vault. I'm starting off the series with the sadly
(Birdland on 52nd Street - A hotbed of Jazz activity in the 1950s) A live set from July 3, 1952 featuring Arnett Cobb and his Orchestra and The George Shearing Quintet at Birdland on 52nd Street in New York. NBC radio, throughout the 1940s
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with Arctic Monkeys live at Coachella, April 13, 2012.
To The End War. Broadcast highlighting Senate Amendment 609 or The Amendment To End The War, and interviews with some of the Senators backing it. - Broadcast on May 12, 1970.
Nights at the Roundtable with Sly& The Family Stone and Everybody Is A Star, released in 1969.
Newstalgia Reference Room with a radio address from 1948 Presidential candidate of the Progressive Party ticket, Henry Wallace. He discusses the state of Big Business and Big Oil in influencing government policy and how the blame is equally shared with Democrats as well as Republicans. Address from July 29, 1948.