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Invasion Of Java – The Battle Of Los Angeles – March 4,1942 0

Invasion Of Java – The Battle Of Los Angeles – March 4,1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – March 4, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this March 4th in 1942, the war was a little under 90 days old for the U.S. and already nerves were running high....

544 Days And Counting – February 24, 1941 0

544 Days And Counting – February 24, 1941

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – February 24, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. This day in 1941 marked the 544th day since the conflict began. The U.S. was still not involved in the shooting side of things,...

Another Day Of Turmoil  – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941 0

Another Day Of Turmoil – Another Day Of Resolve – February 9, 1941

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – February 9, 1941 During the early uncertain and chaotic days of World War 2, the flood of news reports, claims and counter-claims filled the airwaves with alternately hopeful and ominous...

Pushing East – Walking In Winter – January 28, 1945 0

Pushing East – Walking In Winter – January 28, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World Today – January 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Four inches of fresh snow may not seem like much, but on January 28th, 1945 it was one more element in a cold,...

A World At War – January 27, 1942 0

A World At War – January 27, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 27, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fighting or talk of war going on seemingly all over the world, this January 27th in 1942. The Pacific was the scene...

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944 0

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for January 26, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 71 years ago was about American attempts at brokering a deal between the Russians and the Poles. Seems now that the Germans...

Situations Growing More Grave – January 19, 1942 0

Situations Growing More Grave – January 19, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Red Network News Of The World – January 19, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No shortage of grim news, this January 19th in 1942. The Far East was in a state of turmoil, with Singapore hanging...

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...