War

VE Day - May 7, 1945

May 7, 1945 – VE Day And Mixed Signals

May 7, 1945 – NBC Radio Continuous coverage – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the war in Europe had ended, and witnesses saw the signing of the surrender documents, the official word on the actual surrender, word from Allied Headquarters wasn’t quite coming. News had broken earlier by...

Kent State - May 4, 1970

May 4-6, 1970 – Post Kent State Hand-Wringing – Capitol Hill Weighs In On The Shootings

May 5-6, 1970 – Today Show Interviews – Sen. Hatfield – Sen. Griffin – Hugh Downs – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kent State – May 4, 1970. The protests against our further incursion in Southeast Asia and the unexpected shooting and killing of four Kent State students by National...

News From Times Square - march 1942

March 26, 1942 – The Imperative Of A Second Front

March 26, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 26, 1942 – News from all the fighting fronts throughout the world this day. More calls for opening a second front – this time from Russia, as Soviet troops launched a counteroffensive, pushing German troops...