Daily Archive: March 3, 2020

Goofballs

America’s Little Dope Problem – The 1940’s: Goofballs – Past Daily Reference Room.

No matter how much or how little, it helps: Become a Patron! First off: Radio documentaries really didn’t take off until the early 1950s when portable tape recorders came into their own. Anything that wasn’t able to be recorded “as it happened” was usually relegated to “dramatic re-creation”, where actors...

March 3, 1941 – Signing Your Country’s Life Away – The Bulgaria Treaty.

Become a Patron! News for this day in 1941 was ominous but not unexpected. Bulgaria, reeling under the oppressive weight of the Nazi Government, relented and signed a Tripartite Treaty (i.e. surrender) to Germany, thus bringing one more country under the influence/domination of Berlin. Radio Berlin was reported to have...