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February 12, 1941 – The Endless Procession Of Night Raids – No Longer “If” An Invasion, But “When”.

Two bucks a month, that’s all we ask: Become a Patron! This Lincoln’s Day in 1941 was loaded with news of the War. We were inching closer to declaring ourselves in it, but that eventuality would be several months off. For this February day it was about speculation over what...

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National Farm Day – 1941 – FDR, Henry Wallace, Claude Wickard – March 8, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Roosevelt, vice-President Wallace, Sec. of Agriculture Claude Wickard – Farm Day 1941 – March 8, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 8, 1941 marked the 2nd annual National Farm Day. To commemorate the event, President Roosevelt,vice-President Henry Wallace and...

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War Of Nerves – War Of Words – February 11, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – February 11, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this February 11th in 1941 was primarily about the war in Europe; a war the U.S. was comfortably-but-getting-less-so not directly involved in....

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All Seems To Be Going Well . . . – November 13, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Blue Network – News Of The World – November 13, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Depending on where you were getting your news from on this November 13th in 1941 was how the world, and the war, was going....

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Confident Contemptuousness – January 31, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News For January 31, 1941 News for this last day of January in 1941 was a continuation of what had been going on months earlier. Continued daylight air raids over London and other industrial cities in Britain grew more vicious, but didn’t...

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The Fight For Freedom Committee – October 10, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Fight For Freedom Committee – Oct. 10, 1941 As a counter-movement to the much publicized, isolationist and German-leaning America First Committee, the Fight For Freedom Committee was organized to end America’s neutrality in the War and to involve us militarily in the...

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group. 0

October 9, 1941 – The Eastern Front, The Trouble With Turkey And No Exemptions For The Oxford Group.

Click link here for Audio Player: News for October 9, 1941 News for this October 9th in 1941 was centered mostly around the Eastern front with fierce fighting between Russian armies and the Germans. Both sides were claiming advances with the German army aiming its sights on Moscow. It was...

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FDR – Labor Day 1941

Click on the link here for audio player: FDR – Labor Day Address – 1941 A casual reminder on this Labor Day of what the state of Labor was in wartime. Although we weren’t in it yet, our active role in World War 2 was a little over 90 days...