World War 2

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What Is Happening To The Bill Of Rights In Washington? – 1940 – Interview With Roger Baldwin, ACLU – Past Daily Reference Room.

Become a Patron! With the War in Europe only months old, pressure was mounting to involve the U.S. – there was also fear that, because so many outside groups were involved in American politics, not to mention political/idealogical organizations, America would be ripe for some form of overthrow by subversive...

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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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FDR- Pan-American Day Address – April 15,1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

FDR – Address on Pan-American Day – April 15, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On April 15, 1940, President Roosevelt addressed the leaders of the Pan American Union on its 50th anniversary gathering. Saying that the 21 American Republics must be prepared to ‘meet forces with forces’ he...