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Tagged: Douglas MacArthur

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February 13, 1951: War In Korea – Withdrawals, Maneuvering, Condemnation And Celebrations Of An Alliance.

Become a Patron! Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S. Army were in the process of retreating on several fronts,...

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A Harry Truman Stump Speech – Campaign ’48 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

President Truman campaign address in St. Paul Minnesota – October 13, 1948. In what was considered one of the most bitter election years, the Presidential election of 1948 was also one of the biggest upsets in political history. President Harry S. Truman, the incumbent had what was regarded as one...

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April 29, 1951 – A Week In The World

April 29, 1951 – Voices and Events – Week of April 29,1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-five years ago today, on April 29, 1951, we were looking back at a week full of war, fear, recollections and hope. The Korean War was continuing without let-up. Former Far-East Commander...

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950 0

The Week That Was – October 22, 1950

– Voices And Events – For Week Ending -October 22, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 65 years ago the world seemed a different place. Celebrated Poets were leaving, celebrated writers were lecturing. Wars were raging out of control, off-year elections were being fought over and compared with election...

A few Words From Elsa Lanchester, Shelley Berman, Dolores Hart and Abe Feder with Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

A few Words From Elsa Lanchester, Shelley Berman, Dolores Hart and Abe Feder with Mitch Miller – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Sunday Night With Mitch Miller – February 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A few legendary names this week, interviewed by the inimitable Mitch Miller on his weekly radio program Sunday Evening With Mitch, which...

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A Merry Go-Round Of Death – February 27, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News Of The World – February 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this February day in 1945 was full of optimism and momentum. The Western front was now pushing East toward the Rhine River with...

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Getting Ready For the Spring Offensive – May 13, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Another week of war, this week ending on May 13th in 1951. The war this time was Korea and UN troops were preparing for what they believed was a second Spring offensive by North Korean troops. All that was happening...