Tagged: Government of Japan

A Surrender Delegation Arrives – August 18, 1945

A Surrender Delegation Arrives – August 18, 1945

– CBS Radio – Special Broadcast from Ie Shima Island – August 18, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the end of hostilities just days earlier on August 15th, the process of making the surrender official began. On the morning of August 18th, a plane carrying a surrender...

A Word Or Two From Yukio Mishima In 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Word Or Two From Yukio Mishima In 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Readers Almanac – Interview with Yukio Mishima – October 30, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Unless you’re an avid reader, the name Yukio Mishima may not mean anything to you. Or you may recall the name in connection with the...

Pins And Needles And Business As Usual – August 12-13, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 11 o’clock news and News of The World – August 12-13, 1945 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day where nerves were fried and attention spans were stuck outside the White House. With just hours away from unconditional...

Watchers Of The Sky – July 31, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – July 31, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Despite it not being a busy news day, in the middle of Summer and one of the hottest days of the year in Washington, news...