Tagged: Harry S. Truman

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Officially Official – May 8, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – VE Day Reports – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual/WOR – Broadcast Day – 11:30 am – 1:30...

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945 0

45 Miles From Berlin – April 16, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day, 70 years ago, America was still coming to grips with the loss of President Roosevelt. But there was still...

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

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – FDR Funeral (recap) – April 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day 70 years ago, the country was in mourning as it paid its last respects to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had died two...

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...

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Opening Of San Francisco Conference – April 25, 1945 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Opening of United Nations Conference, San Francisco – April 25, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Within days of the death of President Roosevelt, and within days of the final capitulation of Nazi Germany, nations gathered...

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We Don’t Have Magic Weapons To Win Wars Quickly – October 15, 1951

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow and the News – October 15, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this October 15th in 1951. Looking for a peaceful solution to the arms race and President Truman calling for discussions and...