May 11, 1975 - news for the week ending. Final evacuation from Cambodia. South Vietnamese refugees still pouring out of the country. Senator McGovern visits Cuba. OAS talks of lifting Cuban sanctions by Summer. Last two Marines killed in Vietnam still in Saigon. Laos faces Communist takeover. Egypt moves to clear Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1976 War.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Yardbirds at the BBC, from one of their final sessions recorded in March, 1968.
May 10, 1940 - Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg are invaded. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigns. Winston Churchill assumes office. News reports, bulletins, analysis of the days turn of events.
Nights at the Roundtable with UK Indie/Alternative band Blow Up and their final single from 1991, World.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert - The Wuppertal Symphony With Deszo Ranki Play Music Of Lizst And Bartok.
Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert featuring The Wuppertal Symphony, conducted by Toshiyuki Kamioka and featuring Dezso Ranki, piano in music of Lizst and Bartok. Broadcast live in concert by WDR in Germany on April 23, 2012.
Newstalgia Reference Room - March On Washington - May 9, 1970. Protests to the Vietnam War, the violence at Kent and Jackson State, our incursion into Cambodia.
May 9, 1978 - The death of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, kidnapped by members of the Red Brigade and found dead after 55 days. Italy in state of shock and outrage. FBI calls for stepped up domestic Anti-Terrorism measures. Dramatic rescue of passengers from downed National Airlines Flight 193 off Florida coast.
Nights at the Roundtable with Bobby Womack - his 1968 single for Minit Records "What Is This".
Newstalgia Pop Chronicles Special - Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), a remembrance via NPR's Fresh Air Program from earlier today (May 8th).
A press conference with Alan B. Shepard, first man in space, given on May 8,1961.
Newstalgia Reference Room - FDR, during a U.S. Tour, speaks about The New Deal and the accomplishments of his second term and the upcoming 1938 Mid-Term elections.
May 8, 1945 - official announcement of surrender of Germany. News from various capitols and reports for the Official VE Day.
Nights at the Roundtable with The Who, in session at The BBC 1965-1967.
May 7, 1945 - News of the unconditional surrender of Germany and the quick rebuttal that no, it really wasn't the official surrender of Germany.
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone - Andrè Cluytens - Paris Conservatory Orchestra - 1949 Besancon Festival.
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone featuring The Paris Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Andrè Cluytens in a performance of Dukas: La Peri - as performed at the 1949 Besancon Music Festival.