After Gettysburg

Half a century after the Battle of Gettysburg, veterans from both sides gathered at the battle site to pay tribute to the fallen.


A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

Merv Griffin with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra on a 1950 RCA Victor record


SU at 150 – School Colors

Syracuse University celebrates it’s sesquicentennial this March. We’re looking back at 150 Years of Tradition with University Archivist Meg Mason at the Special Collections Research Center.


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Hang Out the Front Door Key

You’re listening to the Shelton Brothers…that’s Bob, Joe and Merle.

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Perhaps the most popular song in American campaign history, and its very ...

Mambo Italiano

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On the Beat with Dr. Story Musgrave

Dr. Story Musgrave has been to space 6 different times. In his spare time he moonlighted as a trauma surgeon. And that’s just scratching the surface. Remarkable man indeed. The following interview was conducted on July 10th, 2019 by Brett Barry. Story Musgrave on “his little sweetie”, the Hubble Space Telescope. The Challenger disaster and […]

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On the Beat with Sean O’Keefe

The following excerpts are from an interview with former NASA Administrator and current SU professor Sean O’Keefe, conducted by Brett Barry on June 28, 2019. The Wright Brothers’ daring achievement and how it got us to Mars: Those overachieving Mars rovers and the argument for a base on the Moon: The Columbia tragedy and the end […]

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Old King Tut

Today’s Beat: the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb by Howard Carter and company, set to the music of “Old King Tut” by The Happiness Boys, recorded in 1923. http://soundbeat.org/episode/old-king-tut/ And just for fun…Steve Martin’s hilarious “King Tut” http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/king-tut/n8663

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