Tagged: United States Army

Burying A Pope – Reviving A Red Scare – October 13, 1958

Burying A Pope – Reviving A Red Scare – October 13, 1958

– MBS – Fulton Lewis Jr. And The News -October 13, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 13th in 1958 had much to do with the goings-on at The Vatican. The death of Pope Pius XII and the mourning, as well as the first televised...

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...

Hook-Up At The Elbe – April 27, 1945

Hook-Up At The Elbe – April 27, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News Reports/Bulletins – April 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Very big news this day, 70 years ago. The link up of Soviet, British and American forces at the Elbe River, effectively cutting...

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day, 70 years ago, America was still coming to grips with the loss of President Roosevelt. But there was still...

Christmas And Propaganda – 1957 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Christmas And Propaganda – 1957 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Life And The World – December 19, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even during the holiday season, we were never too far away from thinking about oblivion in the 1950s – and sometimes the doses of...

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

The World Of December 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Sevareid Commentaries – December 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some idea of how far-flung and wide-ranging our world was in 1958 can be heard in a sampling of these two commentaries by the legendary Broadcast...

“We Are Continuing A War Of Maneuver” – February 13, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 13, 1951 Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S....