Tagged: 1930’s

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October 12, 1937 – FDR: A Fireside Chat

  Become a Patron! On the occasion of his return from a cross-country tour, President Roosevelt gave one of his familiar Fireside Chat’s ahead of a special session of Congress on October 12, 1937. He discusses the progress that had been made as the result of the Recovery steps the...

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September 30, 1934 – FDR Has A Few Words About Government

Patrons and Subscribers: Become a Patron! President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of economic collapse and...

Preparing for War - 1938 0

September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain - 1938 0

September 24, 1938 – Chamberlain Arrives In London From Munich Conference

Subscribers: Become a Patron! The Crisis of 1938 – the dispute between Germany and Czechoslovakia over land claims by the Germans marked a significant change in what was going on in the world and how it was being received. First, it represented the introduction of Shuttle Diplomacy. As was mentioned...

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September 19, 1939 – War In Europe: Day 17. Attacks, Advances, Denials.

Subscribers get a special deal: Become a Patron! Seventeen days into the start of the War in Europe, news of the day was filled with reports of attacks, advances, retreats, threats, addresses, assertions, denials, and casualties. Since the German-Russian alliance, Poland was being assaulted on two fronts. Hitler had earlier...

1936 Music Guild Awards – 3rd Prize – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

1936 Music Guild Awards – 3rd Prize – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1936 Music Guild Awards – Rudolf Forst: String Quartet – The Gordon String Quartet – January 1, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 1936 Music Guild Awards. Begun in 1934 by NBC to promote serious music to a mass audience, The NBC Music Guild put together a series of awards...

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Cincinnati Symphony With Eugene Goosens And Marjorie Lawrence – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Blue Network – The Magic Key – Cincinnati Symphony, Eugene Goosens – April 24, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A rare concert from the 1930s this weekend. From the radio series The Magic Key, the program devoted the whole...

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Ignace Jan Paderewski In Recital – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC The Magic Key – Ignace Jan Paderewski in Recital- February 26, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A few months ago I ran an earlier (1938) concert with the legendary Pianist/composer/statesman Ignace Jan Paderewski. It originated in Switzerland and the...

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Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing – September 27, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Prime Minister Chamberlain Address on Munich Crisis – September 27, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time...

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Hanging On An Empty Promise – September 24, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News reports on Munich Crisis – September 24, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day in 1938 was about the crisis over German demands for land belonging to Czechoslovakia. The Munich crisis over the Sudetenland, as...