Tagged: 1937

FDR And The Press - October 1937

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...

Georges Enescu Plays Music Of Beethoven And Mendelssohn In Concert – 1937 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

If we’re making a difference, kick in some support: Become a Patron! The name Georges Enescu is probably more closely associated now with his compositions, the Roumanian Rhapsodies than his talents as violinist and celebrated conductor. In the 1920s and 1930s he made a series of legendary recordings with the...

Floodwaters Rising – January 23, 1937

  Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jan. 23, 1937 – Ohio River Floods   This day in 1937 was horrific if you lived anywhere near the Ohio River. Rains continued without stop and flood waters continued to rise. The devastation was widespread and the numbers of homeless were...

Opening Day Of Congress – 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: Opening Day of Congress – 1937 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: Opening Day of Congress -1937 – Part 2 As a reminder of how much things change, and how much they remain...

FDR Fireside Chat – October 10, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

FDR Fireside Chat – October 10, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: FDR – Fireside Chat – Oct. 12, 1937 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...

Sino-Japanese War – August 27, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio player: Interviews with Refugees from China – Aug. 27, 1937 Seventy-five years ago today most people in the U.S. were listening to reports of the invasion of China by Japan and hearing first-hand accounts of the fighting by rescued American nationals, caught in...