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Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Statler Hotel, September 23, 1944; Thomas E. Dewey

Description: Side 1 contains a presidential campaign speech by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Statler Hotel in Washington, D.C. Roosevelt is introduced by Daniel J. Tobin of the Teamsters Union. Side 2 contains a presidential campaign speech by Republican nominee Thomas E. Dewey
Date: September 23, 1944
Duration: 40 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 & Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Thomas E. Dewey

Description: Side 1 contains the continuation of a presidential campaign speech by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the Statler Hotel in Washington, D.C. Side 2 contains a presidential campaign speech by Republican nominee Thomas E. Dewey.
Date: September 23, 1944
Duration: 38 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 & Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Selections from the Dixieland vs. Bebop Concert, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1948

Description: Recording of selections from the Dixieland vs. Bebop concert held May 23, 1948, at the Music Hall at 9th and V Streets, NW, in Washington, DC. Advertisements for the concert indicate that Charlie Parker, Wild Bill Davison, Joe Sullivan, Sir Charles, and George Wettling were among the performers. These selections include tunes not included on the 2008 commercial release "Charlie Parker: Washington D.C. 1948," as well as enough overlap in content (C-Jam Blues, Tiny's Blues) to confirm the event.
Date: May 23, 1948
Duration: 27 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover: American Jazz #1

Description: The second part of a broadcast which featured Willis Conover discussing the music of Duke Ellington, followed by a translation in Swedish by an unknown speaker. This program occurred more than five years before the beginning of Conover's long-running VOA program, Music USA.
Date: August 23, 1949
Duration: 14 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 10/23/1963

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of highlights from Verdi's La Traviata and an Interview with Robert Merrill.
Date: October 23, 1963
Duration: 55 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 9/23/1964

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Dvořák's New World Symphony and an interview with Elie Seigmeister.
Date: September 23, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 12/23/1964

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Mozart's Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and a special feature: Canta, canta.
Date: December 23, 1964
Duration: 30 minutes 01 second
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 6/23/1965

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Thomas' Mignon and Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours, and features an interview with baritone Salvatore Baccaloni.
Date: June 23, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 2/23/1966

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Prokofiev's Classical Symphony and Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel, and features an interview with music director and conductor of the Metropolitan Opera National Company, Robert LaMarchina.
Date: February 23, 1966
Duration: 53 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 3/23/1966

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes a performance of Weber's Overture to Euryanthe and features Toscanini: The Metropolitan Years, Part I, about Toscanini's time at The Metropolitan Opera.
Date: March 23, 1966
Duration: 54 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/23/1966

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Brahms's Variations on a Theme of Haydn and Haydn's Surprise Symphony.
Date: November 23, 1966
Duration: 54 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 8/23/1967

Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: Centennial Series,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini on the hundredth anniversary of his birth, and was a subset of the radio series "Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend". The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of Un ballo in maschera, Act I Scene I, by Giuseppe Verdi.
Date: August 23, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #114 - The Four Seasons

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing the members of the Four Seasons in New York for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: January 23, 1968
Duration: 32 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #9 - Cream: Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker in Santa Monica, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. This recording includes excerpts from a live performance.
Date: February 23, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #97 - Martha Reeves

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Martha Reeves in West Covina, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: May 23, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Art of Interviewing

Description: Sound recording of Oral History Association members conducting a discussion titled "Art of Interviewing". Session was recorded at the Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, November 23, 1968.
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 54 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Business Meeting]

Description: Sound recording of Oral History Association members conducting a business meeting
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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How Long Does Tape Last?

Description: Sound recording of Wilbur Jenson giving a talk at an Oral History Association event under the topic "How Long Does Tape Last?".
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 54 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History in the Classroom

Description: Sound recording of OHA members conducting a speech during the 3rd Annual Oral History Colloquium at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. Charles T. Morrissey, J. Chunn, James Mink, and Saul Benison all give speeches.
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 1 hour 58 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Some Personal Meditation on Oral History

Description: Sound recording of William Manchester giving a talk at the 3rd annual Oral History Colloquium under the title "Some Personal Meditation on Oral History". Recorded at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Date: November 23, 1968
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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