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Tagged: Eleanor Roosevelt

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Dorothy Thompson Has A Few Words For FDR In 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Dorothy Thompson – Radio Address FDR For President Committee – October 29, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dorothy Thompson was one of the most respected journalists working in Radio as well as print in the 1930s. She was second (only to Eleanor Roosevelt) as Most Trusted Woman In...

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Adlai Stevenson Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention

Adlai Stevenson – Tribute to former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Adlai Stevenson, who was Presidential candidate for the Democrats in 1952 and 1956 and who became U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations up to the time of...

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May 2, 1960 – The Apple-Green Chamber – The Execution Of Caryl Chessman

Caryl Chessman Execution reports and bulletins – May1-2, 1960 – Various Los Angeles Stations + Voice Of America Shortwave News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 2, 1960, the day a 12 year odyssey came to an end. Convicted murderer and rapist, Caryl Chessman, known as The Red Light...

President Truman – June 26, 1945 – The San Francisco Conference 0

President Truman – June 26, 1945 – The San Francisco Conference

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Truman addresses closing of San Francisco Conference – June 26, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 70 years ago today, on June 26, 1945 there was cause for celebration. A cautious one, because we were still...

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Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 10

    Day 15 – Halfway to our deadline and 11% of our goal. True, there’s a lot of distraction going on lately and I know a some of you like to put off things until the last minute – I know I do. Why do today what you can...

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Adlai Stevenson’s Tribute To Eleanor Roosevelt – 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Address to 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection During a day filled with solemn tributes and loud celebrations. UN Ambassador, former Governor of Illinois and two-time Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson offered a...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Discusses Human Rights – 1950 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC – Today With Mrs. Roosevelt – Human Rights – May 14, 1950 In the early days of the United Nations, one of the tireless advocates for the cause of Human Rights was Eleanor Roosevelt. From the beginning she was responsible...

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FDR Has A Word Or Two About Education – June 30, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Address at National Education Association Rally – June 30, 1938 Lest we all forget (and there are times I think we have), Education has played an overwhelmingly crucial role in the successful life of any country. As part of...

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Pakistan At The Polls – 1950 – Today With Mrs. Roosevelt – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: With the first open and democratically held elections in Pakistan in several decades coming up this Saturday (May 11), I ran across this very early interview, less than three years after  independence was declared for Pakistan and the neighboring India....

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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...