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Tagged: Henry Wallace

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Henry Wallace Has A Few Words At The Jefferson Day Dinner – April 22, 1939 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Address by Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace – April 22, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before he was tapped by President Roosevelt to be his running-mate in the 1940 election, Henry A. Wallace was Secretary of The Agriculture. In...

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The Trouble With Henry – April 14, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News Of The World – April 14, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this April 14th in 1947 had much to do with the comings-and-goings of former vice-President/former Agriculture Secretary/now third-party Presidential candidate Henry Wallace. Seems Henry Wallace,...

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National Farm Day – 1941 – FDR, Henry Wallace, Claude Wickard – March 8, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Roosevelt, vice-President Wallace, Sec. of Agriculture Claude Wickard – Farm Day 1941 – March 8, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 8, 1941 marked the 2nd annual National Farm Day. To commemorate the event, President Roosevelt,vice-President Henry Wallace and...

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Madness For A Year Not Quite Three Months Old . . . . .February 24, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News of the World – February 24, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No world like a world in turmoil, and this February 24th in 1948 was no different. Starting with global economic woes, the Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia, renewed...

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Adding Frigid To An Already Cold War – October 10, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual Broadcasting System – 11 o’clock News with Carl Caruso – October 10, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The frigid parts of the Cold War were becoming more apparent on this 10th of October in 1948. Reports of Supreme Court...

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Henry Wallace Has A Word Or Two About America – October 4, 1948

Patrons can download this audio for free: Become a Patron! October of 1948, aside from everything else going on in the world, was also a Presidential campaign month. The Democrats had Harry Truman running for re-election (actually, election since he had assumed the Presidency when Franklin Roosevelt died in office...

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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...

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No Miracle. No Wonder. Just Drama – May 31, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A day fairly overflowing with drama, but for different reasons and in different parts of Planet Earth for this last day of May in 1947. Starting with news that the democratically elected Premier of Hungary, Ferenc Nagy (Pronounced: Fairenz Nahhjjh)...

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“Brilliant Mind – Nasty Person” – March 4, 1950

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of March 4, 1950 News for the week ending on March 4, 1950 had a lot to do with the Cold War and the ever-present threatening cloud of catastrophe which seemed to spread over most of the world.  One of...

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FDR Addresses The 1940 Democratic Convention – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for audio player: FDR Democratic Convention – 1940 After much consideration and speculation, President Roosevelt decided to run for a third term in 1940. Addressing the convention via radio from the White House, Roosevelt outlined his goals for a third term and spoke of a...