War

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March 11, 1975 – Uneasy In Cambodia – Capitol Hill: Too Little Too Late – Detroit: Good News For A Change

March 11, 1975 – NBC Nightly News (audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 11, 1975. An uneasy day in Cambodia – a dramatic and sweeping shakeup in the government of Lon Nol which many believed was a move to get talks started with the Khmer Rouge. The shakeup...

President Roosevelt - 1943 0

February 12, 1943 – President Roosevelt Addresses The White House Correspondents Dinner – Past Daily Reference Room

President Franklin Roosevelt – Address to the White House Correspondents Dinner – Feb. 12, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12 was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday – this address given by FDR on the occasion of Lincoln’s Birthday was also an assessment of the recently concluded Casablanca Conference. Here...

Korean War - 1951 0

January 12, 1951 – Korean War – “Fifty Percent Of People Do Not Take An Interest In Politics Unless It Affects Them” – Civility In The Halls Of Government.

January 12, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now With Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 12, 1951 – The end of the second week of the new year. And judging by the reports, the year is starting out pretty the same as it ended 1950....

Command Performance - Armed Forces Radio 0

Christmas In Wartime – Command Performance Dec. 24, 1942 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

All Radio Networks – Command Performance – Dec. 24, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Christmas in Wartime. One of the notable aspects of World War 2, aside from it being the first war to be broadcast as extensively as it was, it was the War that took entertainment...

Lauritz Melchior - RCA Magic Key - 1938 0

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – RCA Magic Key – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – Frank Black With The NBC Orchestra – RCA Magic Key – April 17, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though you could consider it a one-hour commercial for RCA Victor records, phonographs and everything else RCA was involved in at the...