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Invasion Of Crete – May 22, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – May 22, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this May 22nd in 1941, which was the 627th day of War, was about the continuing expansion of the War in...

In A Word; Disaster – May 21, 1940 0

In A Word; Disaster – May 21, 1940

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News For May 21, 1940 – CBS Special Report – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day where things looked particularly grim, this May 21st, 75 years ago. With the German Army advancing into Belgium and crossing into...

Closer Than Two Weeks Ago – April 24, 1940 0

Closer Than Two Weeks Ago – April 24, 1940

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – H.V. Kaltenborn News – April 24, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this April 24th, 75 years ago was ominous. The German invasion of Scandinavia was having a bigger affect on the war than even...

Hell Night – April 17, 1941 0

Hell Night – April 17, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 17, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Touted as a “reprisal attack” by Germany for Britain’s raid on Berlin and Potsdam a few days earlier, the Luftwaffe staged a ten-hour...

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April 14, 1945 – Funeral For A President – The Death Of FDR

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – FDR Funeral (recap) – April 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day 70 years ago, the country was in mourning as it paid its last respects to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had died two...

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946 0

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dedication of FDR Home At Hyde Park – April 12, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. April 12th 1946 marked one year since the sudden passing of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since then a war was...

A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941 0

A Million Stories From The Front – Seldom The Same Story Twice – April 13, 1941

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 13, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day inching closer to a World at War. This April 13th in 1941 was filled with stories of the situation in...

Facing East – April 6, 1941 0

Facing East – April 6, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network – Our Foreign Policy – April 6, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the sudden turn of events in the Balkans, Germany had now opened an Eastern Front. While this broadcast was on the...

Crossing The Rhine – March 23, 1945 0

Crossing The Rhine – March 23, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – News Of The World – March 23, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 70 years ago, was moving faster than it could be reported. With reports that the Allies had crossed...

FDR Addresses Congress – March 4, 1939 0

FDR Addresses Congress – March 4, 1939

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Address to Congress – March 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those of you who may have forgotten, today is the birthday of the founding of Congress. And 76 years ago this day,...