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Should We Limit The Rights Of Political Groups With Alien Ties? 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

Should We Limit The Rights Of Political Groups With Alien Ties? 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – America’s Town Meeting – March 23, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As the world was inching closer to all-out war, the debate raged over how much should the U.S. get involved? Much of the question lay...

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945 0

State Of The Union In Wartime – January 6, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt: State Of The Union – January 6, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day, 70 years ago, we were still in the midst of a World War. The optimism which followed the Allied invasion...

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942 0

Grim, Last Ditch Stands And The Capture Of Manila – January 2, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 2, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As war swept over the world, and battles raged from the South Pacific to the outskirts of Moscow, news was pessimistic but...

View From The Acropolis – Greek Civil War – December 5, 1944 0

View From The Acropolis – Greek Civil War – December 5, 1944

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – December 5, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As War raged throughout the rest of the world on this December 5th in 1944, Civil War was raging in Greece on this particular...

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942 0

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – November 28, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Dramatic news this day in 1942. Word came from Paris via London that the entire French Naval fleet was destroyed in one exploding catastrophe...

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The Agitation Factor – November 12, 1941

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – News of The World – NBC Blue Network – Nov. 12, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1941 was enveloped in agitation and rejected diplomacy. Beginning with news the Finns had rejected (politely)...

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‘I Shall Return’ – October 20, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – October 20, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 70 years ago, a promise made by General MacArthur as he was leaving the besieged islands of The Philippines that he would return, became fact....

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Knocking On Moscow’s Door – October 13, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – October 13, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 13th in 1941 looked grim, ominous and more and more like America would land in the middle of it almost any day. Reports...

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FDR – At The University Of Pennsylvania 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt- Address at University of Pennsylvania – Sept. 20, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound collection Celebrating the University’s Bicentennial, President Roosevelt addressed the students of the University of Pennsylvania, the first time a sitting President did so since 1909. To...

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A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...