Tagged: Harry S. Truman

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...

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May 8, 1945 – Officially Official – The End Of War In Europe -VE Day Has Arrived.

CBS Radio – VE Day Reports – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Mutual/WOR – Broadcast Day – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm -May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After a day of jumping the gun, official news that the War in Europe was over, this...

Russian Troops advancing to Berlin 0

April 16, 1945 – 45 Miles From Berlin – Crossing The Elbe – End Of The Air War In Europe

Become a Patron! On this day in 1945, America was still coming to grips with the loss of President Roosevelt. But there was still a war going on, and events were unfolding quickly. At airtime, the German Air Force was reported to be no longer functioning, as news came of...

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April 14, 1945 – Funeral For A President – The Death Of FDR

Not to be a pest or anything, but . . .Become a Patron! This day in 1945, the country was in mourning as it paid its last respects to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had died two days earlier of a cerebral hemorrhage while on vacation at “the little White...

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946 0

A Remembrance And A Dedication – Hyde Park Dedication – April 12, 1946

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dedication of FDR Home At Hyde Park – April 12, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. April 12th 1946 marked one year since the sudden passing of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since then a war was...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958 0

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . click on the link here for Audio Player – Dean Acheson address – November 21, 1959 (unknown location) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Former Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who served under President Truman from 1949-1953 had the onerous task of keeping the world reasonably sane...

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Heating Up In Korea – June 27, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Update on Korean Crisis – June 27, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the hours ticked by, after the initial reports of a “we’re not playing around” invasion of South Korea by North Korea, President Truman authorized the...