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Valujet 592 Black Box 0

May 14, 1996 – The Mystery Of Valujet Flight 592 – Harassment Charges In The Workplace – A Looming Trade War With China

May 14, 1996 – a day of endless waiting with little reward. The mystery of Valujet Flight 592, which plunged into the Everglades, turned up more questions than answers. The almost accidental recovery of the Black Box was the one positive sign. So far, virtually nothing remained of the jet;...

Ahead of VE Day - Norway was the latest - but certainly not the last. 0

May 5, 1945 – VE Only Days Away – Mass Surrenders – Mass Discoveries – Reports From The Front.

History you can use – support we can use: Become a Patron! May 5, 1945 – with the final collapse and capitulation of Germany only days away, and a much anticipated VE Day, reports of mass surrenders and pockets of fighting continued. Reports Supreme Allied Headquarters of a steady demoralization...

Bill Clinton - press conference - April 20, 1993 0

April 20, 1993 – A Waco Postmortem – A Bill Clinton Press Conference – A Day In L.A.

Become a Patron! April 20, 1993 – As the smoke settled over the ruins of the Branch Davidians compound in Waco Texas, questions and finger pointing set the tone at President Clinton’s Press conference the day after. The President spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden on the administration’s role...

President Harry S. Truman - address to Armed Forces 0

April 17, 1945 -President Truman Address To The Armed Forces

President Truman – Address to The Armed Forces – April 17, 1945 – All Networks – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It helps – it really does: Become a Patron! April 17, 1945 – President Truman addresses the Armed Forces for the first time since the passing of President Roosevelt....

German Troops in Oslo- April 10, 1940 0

April 10, 1940 – Quisling: The New Name For Infamy – Berlin Calling – Rome Calling.

Become a Patron! April 10,1940 – as the events in Norway and Denmark continued to unfold, news reports from throughout Europe were pouring in. Most notable were the reports delivered via Shortwave from Berlin and Rome as well as London. It gave listeners in America a glimpse into how both...

German Women-Children Refugees 0

April 7, 1945 – Building The Peace – Anticipating An End To The War And The Beginning Of Reconstruction.

Become a Patron! Building The Peace, a discussion from the NBC Radio program America United regarding the postwar period and how it was going to impact the world economy as well as the political atmosphere and what role our State Department was playing in it. Even though the War in...

Armies of the Hungry and Displaced - no finger-snap solutions 0

April 3, 1946 – Putting The World Back Together: Armies Of The Hungry And Displaced – UNRRA – Our Friend Perón –

A little goes a really long way: Become a Patron! April 3, 1946. News for this day, reported on and commented by Cedric Foster of Mutual Broadcasting. The focus was on reconstruction – hunger and the displaced throughout Europe and how meeting those needs was going to be accomplished. The...

Magazines in the 1950s 0

1955 – “Is Our Magazine Press Living Up To The Responsibility Of Informing And Educating The American Public?” – Past Daily Reference Room

We’re here because of Patrons like you: Become a Patron! May 5, 1955 – Although the status of the American Magazine wasn’t the general premise of the program, the intent certainly brought home the fact that the Press in this country had been falling down on the job for a...

Robert F. Kennedy 0

March 27, 1957 – The McClellan Hearings – RFK Vs. The Teamsters

Can’t keep it going without you: Become a Patron! News for this March 27th in 1957 had much to do with the ongoing Labor Racketeering Hearings going on in Washington. One of the up-and-coming stars of the hearings was a young Chief Counsel for the McLellan Committee on Improper Activities...

Robin Williams - Oscar for Good Will Hunting 0

March 24, 1998 – Oscar Morning After – Mysterious Black Powder – Clinton In Uganda.

Doesn’t take much, but it takes a lot: Become a Patron! March 24, 1998 – Hollywood was savoring the previous night’s Academy Awards, which saw Titanic grab eleven Oscars, not to too many people’s surprise. The Acting awards went elsewhere though. Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt won best actor awards...