Daily Archive: January 17, 2017

Henry Wallace

Henry Wallace Has A Word About Free Enterprise 1944 – The Reference Room

Henry Wallace – Address of March 17, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Henry Wallace has been receiving a goodly amount of attention in recent years. As Secretary of Agriculture and then vice-President under FDR, he was a major supporter of FDR’s New Deal policies and considered even by...

Carole Lombard

January 17, 1942 – Hollywood’s First War Casualty: Carole Lombard

January 17, 1942. With all the war news at home and abroad on this day, nothing hit the movie-going public quite like hearing about the tragic and sudden death of film icon Carole Lombard. She had just finished a grueling War Bond drive tour, which took her back and forth...