Month: December 2013

Dedication: Arizona Salutes Her Fallen WWII Heroes

December 7th, 1941 was, as Franklin Delano Roosevelt put it, “A date which will live in infamy.” Lost at Pearl Harbor that day were over 3,400 men – 1,177 of who were on the U.S.S. Arizona, one of the many ships sunk by the Japanese. On September 2nd, 1945, the Japanese formally surrendered on the U.S.S. Missouri. By then, about 2,000 Arizonans had died in the war. This December 7th, 2013, the 72nd anniversary of Pearl Harbor , was chosen as the day to honor these men and women, along with all veterans of WWII, as Arizona dedicated its...

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CLA Radio 12/06/13: Roy Orbison

The next ConservativeLA Radio show (on Duane FM in the Hughniverse, Friday, 12/06, 7:00 Pacific/10:00 Eastern) will mark the 25th anniversary of the great Roy Orbison‘s passing. We’ll hear many Roy Orbison classics, as well as several covers of songs closely associated with Roy. Also featured will be excerpts from a fine documentary, The Big O In Britain (2008), and a few brief excerpts from other interviews. Hope you can stop by and listen, and join us in chat! Spoiler set list: Dick Clark: Roy Orbison Introduction (1966) Roy Orbison: Running Scared Creedence Clearwater Revival: Ooby Dooby Documentary Clip:...

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