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Summer In Britain -1947 – August 2, 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC/WOR – Dave Driscoll Report from London – August 2, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The post-World War 2 period is always fascinating for a lot of reasons; not the least being the slow renewal that took place throughout all...

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Among The Subjects: Lynching – May 27, 1947 0

Among The Subjects: Lynching – May 27, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Of Tomorrow – May 27, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some people may find it strange and unbelievable that, as late as 1947 the subject of Lynching and introducing anti-Lynching Laws was still very much a debated issue....

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Cold War Chess Match – March 12, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – March 12, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As Europe and the rest of the world slowly rebuilt from the ravages of  World War 2, another war was brewing – this one between East and...

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Squabbles, Strikes And Strife – July 10, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News Of The World – July 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this day in 1947 had much to do with the ending of the Coal Strike and the threat of new ones looming. The recently enacted Taft-Hartley Labor...

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No Miracle. No Wonder. Just Drama – May 31, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A day fairly overflowing with drama, but for different reasons and in different parts of Planet Earth for this last day of May in 1947. Starting with news that the democratically elected Premier of Hungary, Ferenc Nagy (Pronounced: Fairenz Nahhjjh)...

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Baseball, Cold War, Red Scares – Life On Planet Earth – April 15, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: (Still working on the Audio Player fiasco. Seems there are a lot of other problems WordPress is having to contend with at the moment) Your typical week, as far as the Fabulous 50s are concerned. This week, ending on April 15th in...

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“Brilliant Mind – Nasty Person” – March 4, 1950

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of March 4, 1950 News for the week ending on March 4, 1950 had a lot to do with the Cold War and the ever-present threatening cloud of catastrophe which seemed to spread over most of the world.  One of...