Tagged: Adolf Hitler

Jerusalem wedding Hall

May 25, 2001 – A Building Collapse In Jerusalem; For Once, No Terrorism- Bob Dylan At 60

May 25, 2001 – BBC World Service News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 25, 2001 – The collapse of a wedding hall during festivities in Jerusalem brought the instant assumption of a terrorist bombing. But after a few minutes, it was determined the Versailles Wedding Hall, hosting a...

Harry S. Truman

May 11, 1946 – Truman At Fordham University – Presidents Being Presidential

President Harry S. Truman – Address At Fordham University – May 11, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 11, 1946 – On this day, President Truman accepted an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Fordham University in New York: President Truman: “The fact that so many veterans have...

Hans Pfitzner

Hans Pfitzner And The Munich Radio Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann – 1942 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Schumann: Genoveva Overture – Hans Pfitzner Conducts The Munich Radio Symphony – Broadcast 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the reasons for this Sunday feature is, not only to shed light on seldom performed pieces of music, but also to shed some light on those artists who...

February 1945

February 9, 1945 – Offensives On The Western Front In High Gear – March To Berlin

February 9, 1945 – WEAF 6 o’Clock News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 9, 1945 – The offensive along the Western front got into high gear this day, as the Canadian 1st Army took fourteen towns and a gain of nearly five miles into Germany, and rapidly approaching...

Edouard Daladier

An Address By Edouard Daladier – December 1, 1939 – France At War

Prime Minister Edouard Daladier – Address to France – December 1, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 1, 1939 – With the war in Europe four months old, and the threat of an invasion of France becoming more inevitable each day, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier went before...

Fats Domino

Fats Domino In Concert From Antibes – 1993 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

Fats Domino in concert at Juan les Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes France – July 22, 1993 – Radio France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fats Domino this weekend. With the news of the passing of this music legend at 89, I was reminded just how integral a role he...

William Green - AFofL - 1939

AFofL President William Green – “Challenges To Democracy” – October 5, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

William Green – President, American Federal of Labor – “Challenges To Democracy” – October 5, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – William Green was President of the American Federal of Labor, before the merger with Congress Of Industrial Organizations, addressing a gathering on the subject “Challenges To Democracy”. October...

Hitler Address Crowds 1939

October 5, 1939 – The View From Berlin – Germany And The Invasion Of Poland

October 5, 1939 – Raymond Gram Swing News and Commentary – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 5, 1939 – News from Berlin. With war only days old, and America safely on the sidelines, we were able to look at both sides with reasonable balance, although we...

Edward Benes

October 5, 1938 – Edward Benes Farewell Address (English Translation)

October 5, 1938 – Radio Prague – English Translation of Speech by Edward Benes – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Edward Benes, President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 until his resignation in 1938 was strongly opposed to the German annexation of what was known as the Sudeten territory in Czechoslovakia. Abandoned...

Konrad Henlein - Adolf Hitler 1938

September 26, 1938 – Munich Crisis – Hitler Address In Berlin –

Hitler Address in Munich – September 26, 1938 – Radio Berlin to NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 26, 1938 – As the crisis ramped-up and peaceful diplomacy was struggling, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler staged one of his customary demonstrations of mass adoration and military strength as...