Tagged: Empire of Japan

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – Word From Bastogne

January 6, 1945 – NBC Radio – War Telescope – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 6, 1945 – News from the fighting fronts of World War 2. The big news was the sudden German offensive in Belgium, and the infamous Battle of The Bulge. Word of German advances, pushing...

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – FDR lights the National Christmas Tree, on Christmas Eve 1935. A national ritual since 1923, it was President Roosevelt’s third Christmas celebration in the White House. The country was slowly digging out from one...

A Capitol Hill Faux Pas – November 27, 1982

A Capitol Hill Faux Pas – November 27, 1982

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 27, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 27th in 1982 fell on a Saturday. Thoughts of Thanksgiving were now fading into memory. And even though it was a holiday weekend, that...