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January 30, 1948 – “Bapuji Is No More!” – The Assassination Of Gandhi.

Become a Patron! Further evidence that some events which take place in history are not necessarily considered devastating at the time they occurred. This one, for example – the assassination of India’s spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi on this day, January 30, 1948, was considered in U.S. media as just another...

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January 6, 1941- State Of The Union – FDR And Four Freedoms

Become a Patron! Seventy-nine years ago today, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered the annual State Of The Union Address which has become known as The Four Freedoms Address. FDR: “In the future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms....

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December 10, 1947 – The Wages Of Cold War – The Price Of Modern Living

Patrons get the audio for free: Become a Patron! News for this December 10th in 1947 was about the Cold War and the hotbeds of upheaval in this post-War world. The Paris strikes had calmed down, as a rift was forming between the French Communists and Moscow. Rumors of Communist...

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Dr. Frank Black And The NBC Symphony Play American Music Of The 19th Century – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Christopher Meineke: Railroad March – James M. Deems – Telegraph Quick-Step – NBC Symphony – Dr. Frank Black – February 4, 1943 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Names most people don’t know anymore – one; Dr. Frank Black, was something of a multi-tasker. He was Music Director...

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December 3, 1944 – B-29’s Over Tokyo – Allies Cross The Saar – German V-3’s Capable Of Hitting New York.

December 3, 1944 – Even for a Sunday in 1944, this was a busy day on all war fronts. American B-29’s staged raids over Tokyo, targeting the Nakajima Aircraft factory, and by all accounts the raid was successful. Japanese radio reported damage was “light”, but reports from military reconnaissance said...