War

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June 6, 1944 – D-Day: Invasion Of Europe

June 6, 1944 – D-Day Invasion Of Europe – Normandy Landings – Continuous News from NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 6, 1944 -75 years ago today, one of the biggest operations of its kind took place – after months of planning and training, the allied forces...

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April 21-22, 1940 – “Germany Calling” – “Rome Calling” – “Paris Calling” – The Day Through Different Eyes.

April 22, 1940 – Radio Berlin – Radio Paris – EIAR, Rome – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 22, 1940 – News from Germany this day, via Radio Berlin told of the situation unfolding in Norway and how it was now down to a battle between ships and airplanes....

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The GOP And Vietnam’s Point Of No Return – Senator Peter Dominick – Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator Peter H. Dominick – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – April 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1967 – The war in Vietnam was grinding on – almost three years since the infamous Gulf of Tonkin, but a year before the 1968 elections. Turning point...

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April 2, 1949 – When The Lights Went Back On In London – Past Daily Reference Room

BBC World Service – London Letter – March 23, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 2, 1949 was a significant day if you were a Londoner. Difficult to imagine, but London had been under black-out/dim-out conditions since September 1939 – almost ten years, almost five since the 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...