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Day By Day : April 7 - 13

Daily at 4.55pm

Each edition will be available to listen again for seven days after the transmission. You can also sign up to a podcast of the weekly omnibus, broadcast at 11.00pm every Sunday, which will available as a podcast for seven days.

April 7 1968

On this day

Broadcast: 7 April 2008 Palm Sunday is declared a day of mourning for Martin Luther King, rioting continues in America, and motor racing hero Jim Clark dies.
Music used in this edition Nina Simone: Do What You Gotta Do, 'The Sound of Music' soundtrack: Morning Hymn and Alleluia, The Millennium: Blight, The Nice: Brandenburger, Clarence Carter: Slip Away

April 8 1968

On this day

Broadcast: 8 April 2008 Hanoi and Washington enter into talks, a Boeing 707 plane crashes at Heathrow and archaeological excavations at Silbury Hill commence.
Music used in this edition Rolling Stones : Under My Thumb , Les McCann: Compared to What, The Kinks: The Village Green Preservation Society

April 9 1968

On this day

Broadcast: 9 April 2008 Martin Luther King's funeral, Alexander Dubcek's Czechoslovakian government publish their statement of intent 'Road To Socialism', Labour details the forthcoming Race Relations Bill, and a glass car is seen on the streets of London.
Music used in this edition Can: Butterfly, The Millennium: I Just Want To Be Your Friend, Archie Bell: Tighten Up

April 10 1968

On this day

Broadcast: 10 April 2008 Oscars night, the TUC ignore the government pay ceilings, and accusations of racism are levelled at London Transport.
Music used in this edition Cliff Nobles: The Horse, Terje Rypdal: A Feeling Of Harmony, Sly and the Family Stone: Everyday People, The Millennium: Karmic Dream Sequence No 1

April 11 1968

On this day

Broadcast: 11 April 2008 An assassin attempts to kill German student leader Rudi Dutschke. America's Civil Rights Bill is signed by US president Lyndon B Johnson, and the leader of Biafra speaks out.
Music used in this edition John Fahey: Martin Luther King, Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Can: Ethnological Forgery Series No 7

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  • April 12 1968

    On this day

    Broadcast: 12 April 2008 We take a look at work on Israel's first TV station, a human rights pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral continues, and Blackpool holidays are under threat.
    Music used in this edition Jimi Hendrix: Little Wing, Os Mutantes: A Minha Mnina, Soft Machine: Box 25/4 Lid

    April 13 1968

    On this day

    Broadcast: 13 April 2008 The first of a series of major Mafia trials begins in Sicily, students riot for Rudi Dutschke, and Julie Felix sings at the CND march.
    Music used in this edition Pink Floyd: Let There Be More Light, Miles Davies: Falling Water



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