Tagged: Harry S. Truman

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945 0

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...

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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 0

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...

The Rain Of Ruin – August 9, 1945 0

The Rain Of Ruin – August 9, 1945

– 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”...

Once, A Bright City – August 7, 1945 0

Once, A Bright City – August 7, 1945

– 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 0

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 – seventy-four years ago, the world changed forever....

‘A Lump Of Butter At The Head Of The Stairs’ – August 3, 1948 0

‘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...

News From The Front – July 28, 1950 0

News From The Front – July 28, 1950

– Edward R. Murrow News with Larry Leseur – July 28, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The war in Korea was the main news of the day. North Korea was mounting an offensive all along the line separating North and South and involving some 45,000, and possibly as...

Eggshell Alliances – July 16, 1951 0

Eggshell Alliances – July 16, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow and the News with Don Hollenbeck – CBS Radio – July 16, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 64 years ago had much to do with shaky alliances being formed around the world. Starting with news that the U.S. and Spain were...

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...