Tagged: Jews

June 10, 1940 - Mussolini - Ciano - von Ribbentrop

June 10, 1940 – Et Tu, Duce?

June 10, 1940 – British Minister of Information Alfred Duff Cooper address – BBC World Service/CBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 10, 1940 – news for this day was about the sudden declaration of war against Britain and France, just as German troops were headed to Paris. British...

Erich Kleiber

Erich Kleiber And The NBC Symphony Play Wagner – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Erich Kleiber – NBC Symphony – Music Of Wagner – March 10, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Considered one of the giants of the podium during the 20th century, Erich Kleiber had a distinguished, yet frustrating career. The Austrian conductor had come to prominence after conducting a performance...

March 21, 1948

March 21, 1948 – Italy Gets Ready To Vote

March 21, 1948 – Italian Elections – Clifton Utley Commentaries – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 21, 1948 – News from Europe on this day. The elections in Italy were heating up and all eyes were on Rome to see which way the political winds were going to blow....

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Poland news – CBS Radio – December 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A crackdown in Poland highlighted the news on this December 22nd in 1981. The Solidarity Movement, which was gaining momentum was abruptly halted when General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law and cited a threatened intervention...

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945

Moscow Conference – December. 17, 1945

– Moscow Conference and news of the day – NBC News Of the World – Dec. 17, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Moscow Conference was big news, for this December 17th in 1945. A meeting of Foreign Ministers from the U.S., Britain and Russia were getting together...

Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal – ‘Supposedly Civilized Human Beings’ – December 11, 1945

Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal – ‘Supposedly Civilized Human Beings’ – December 11, 1945

– Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal reports – Arthur Gaith, MBS News – December 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal which started on November 20, 1945, continued this December 11th in 1945. As evidence continued to pile up, and revolting revelation after revolting revelation...

An Address By Daladier – September 21, 1939

An Address By Daladier – September 21, 1939

– Radio Paris – An Address by Prime Minister Edouard Daladier – September 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With war only weeks old, battle lines drawn and the invasion of Poland well underway, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier went before the French people to give an assessment...

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Trading An Upset Stomach For A Splitting Headache – The UN Mandate On Palestine – Sept. 14, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Story Behind The Headlines – Palestine And The UN – Sept. 14, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – “Had we known then what we know now . . . . .” – I’m sure that mantra has been said over and over throughout the years. But nowhere in...

A Life Plundered – Simon Goodman And The Search For Nazi-Looted Art – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

A Life Plundered – Simon Goodman And The Search For Nazi-Looted Art – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– ABC Radio National – Life Matters Program – Interview with Simon Goodman – August 6, 2015 – ABC Radio National, Australia – During the final months of World War 2 in Europe, and as Allied armies pushed closer and closer to Berlin, the larger, more sinister and horrifying picture...