Tagged: Harry S. Truman

Harry Truman Stumps For Votes – September-October 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Harry Truman Stumps For Votes – September-October 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Harry S. Truman – Whistle Stop Campaign speeches – September 30 – October 27, 1948 – Truman Presidential Library – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a reminder that campaigning for votes has never changed (except maybe the ability to criss-cross the Continental U.S. during the course...

Hello Diplomacy – Goodbye E.B. White – October 1, 1985

Hello Diplomacy – Goodbye E.B. White – October 1, 1985

  – CBS World News Roundup – October 1, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this first day of October in 1985 was hopeful, vengeful and sad. The hopeful part came in the form of the upcoming Summit talks in Geneva between Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and...

‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

– August 14, 1945 – Mutual – 12 Noon-2:00pm – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – NBC Radio – News – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 14th, 70 years ago, was like the end of terminal waiting. The news the war in...

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

– Chicago University Roundtable: Atomic Force: It’s Meaning for Mankind – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the world waited for the official end of World War 2, and as the effects of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki began to settle in, the question...

August 12, 1945 – Any Day – Any Hour- Any Minute

– NBC – World News Roundup – News Of The World – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – WOR-MBS – News and programming from 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EWT – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! August 12, 1945...

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

– News reports – NBC/CBS – August 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 10th, 70 years ago was full of anticipation mixed with caution. Shortly after reports of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb attack surfaced, and after President Truman went to address the nation on...

Nagasaki - August 9, 1945

August 9, 1945 – Nagasaki: The Rain Of Ruin – The Second Atomic Bombing Of Japan.

– MBS – Gabriel Heater and The News – August 9, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – And while President Truman was reporting on the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing on August 9, 1945 another bomb, more powerful than the first, exploded over Nagasaki. The promised “Rain of Ruin”...

Hiroshima - 1945

August 7, 1945 – Hiroshima: Once, A Bright City.

– CBS Morning News Roundup – August 7, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As news on this August 7th in 1945 continued to trickle in regarding the Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, many hours after the fact, the impact and repercussions of this new and horrific weapon in...

Hiroshima - August 6, 1945

August 6, 1945 – Hiroshima: The Day The Earth Changed.

– CBS Morning News Roundup – August 6, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – President Truman Announcement of Atomic Bomb drop – Hiroshima – August 6, 1945 – Truman Library-Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! August 6, 1945 – the world changed forever. But you wouldn’t...

‘A Lump Of Butter At The Head Of The Stairs’ – August 3, 1948

‘A Lump Of Butter At The Head Of The Stairs’ – August 3, 1948

– News of the World – NBC Radio – August 3, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 3rd in 1948 had much to do with the Cold War, and with the suspiciously absent Joseph Stalin. With the Cold War ratcheting up and negotiations towards Peace...