“That’s the type of age that we live in. Bob Hope has described this age: it’s an age in which you might get a plane in Los Angeles, and by the time you take off develop hiccups, and you will “”hic”” in Los Angeles and “”hup”” in Washington D.C.

You’re listening to the “The Birth of a New Age” a Memo Records LP from 1956, and you’re on the Sound Beat.

You’re on the Sound Beat.

Daniel Sarmiento is curator, 20th century to present, at the Special Collections Research Center at the Syracuse University Libraries.

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I’m Brett Barry.