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Kamikaze Attacks in Pacific

February 17, 1945 – Objective: Tokyo – Raids Over Europe – Rumor Of An Invasion – Hostage Drama In Manila

Being a Patron is a life-saver, in case you were wondering: Become a Patron! February 17, 1945 – During their weekly wrapup of news on the War, reports came in of rumored allied landings at Iwo Jima and a second straight day of B-29 raids over Tokyo. In the interview...

London Air Raid

February 12, 1941 – The Endless Procession Of Night Raids – No Longer “If” An Invasion, But “When”.

Two bucks a month, that’s all we ask: Become a Patron! This Lincoln’s Day in 1941 was loaded with news of the War. We were inching closer to declaring ourselves in it, but that eventuality would be several months off. For this February day it was about speculation over what...

November 27, 1938 – “With All This Peace, Let’s Gear Up For War” – France And Striking Unions

‘Tis the season for subscribing . . .Become a Patron! With the world breathing a cautious, albeit temporary sigh of relief, now that the Munich Crisis was over, news for this November 27th in 1938 had much to do with the goings on in Europe, post-Treaty. In France the big...

Preparing for War - 1938

September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - 1938

September 24, 1938 – Chamberlain Arrives In London From Munich Conference

Subscribers: Become a Patron! The Crisis of 1938 – the dispute between Germany and Czechoslovakia over land claims by the Germans marked a significant change in what was going on in the world and how it was being received. First, it represented the introduction of Shuttle Diplomacy. As was mentioned...

John McCain - New Hampshire Primary

February 5, 2000 – Horserace In New Hampshire – Horror And Grief Off The Coast – A Trial Begins

February 5, 2000 – CBS Weekend Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 5, 2000 – a Saturday, and a wrapup of the week’s important stories from CBS News – starting with the New Hampshire Republican and Democratic primaries. Arizona Senator John McCain scored an huge upset victory over...

New York - 1936

Communist Party In America – 1936 – Address By Julian Sawyer – Past Daily Reference Room

Address by Julian S. Sawyer – Communist Party Candidate For Lieutenant Governor, New York – Oct. 26, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1936. No major wars had broken out, yet. But there was a surplus of turmoil and discontent in the world. Europe was slowly easing...

Callenge To Civilization

October 24, 1939 – The Challenge To Civilization: New York Herald Tribune Forum

New York Herald Tribute Forum: The Challenge To Civilization – Eleanor Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover and others – October 24, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1939 – Ironically, the very same day in the same year as the previous post featuring Reich Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop...

Joachim von Ribbentrop

October 24, 1939 – An Address By Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop

Reich Minister of Foreign Affairs – Joachim von Ribbentrop – Address from Danzig -Berlin Radio – October 24, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 24, 1939 – a little more than a month since the War in Europe got started and Nazi Germany was flushed with victories. On...

Paris Liberation - August 25, 1944

Paris Is Liberated – August 25, 1944 –

August 25, 1944 – News Reports from BBC – NBC and a Radio Documentary from Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 25, 1944 – in a flurry of bulletins and reports, news came pouring in that Paris was now liberated and in Allied control. Despite a flood...