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September 13, 1951 – Advances In Korea – A Future For Germany – A New Job For Marshall

Become a Patron! News for this September 13th in 1950, came from the legendary newscaster Edward R. Murrow and his daily news program Edward R. Murrow And The News. And the news was cautious. In Korea, it was reported that General Walker claimed the days of retreat for UN forces...

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March 5, 1945 – Edward Stettinius And The United Nations – The Chapultepec Conference

March 5, 1945 – Secretary Of State Edward Stettinius – Address from Mexico City Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 5, 1945 – A significant day in history. The formulation, planning and development of a World Organization to formulate guidelines for an international peace-keeping body. On this day,...

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November 30, 1939 – France At War – View From The Front

November 30, 1939 – Victor Lusinchi Reports From France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 30, 1939 – with the War in Europe now three months old, the anticipation of a long, drawn out series of battles and maneuvers was causing many to feel this was The Great War...

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Kirill Kondrashin And The Amsterdam Concertgebouw Play Music Of Mozart And Strauss – 1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam – Kirill Kondrashin, Cond – Jan Wijn, Piano – Nov. 29, 1972 – VPRO – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A short but historic concert this week – the legendary Amsterdam Concertgebouw, conducted by Kirill Kondrashin with Dutch pianist Jan Wijn in a performance of the Mozart...

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September 15, 1978 – Nicaragua: Dusk To Dawn Curfews – Rebel-Held Towns

September 15, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 15, 1978 – Independence day in Nicaragua. Fighting continued between government troops and insurgents trying to overthrow the military government of Anastasio Somoza. Most of the hostilities appeared to be taking place to the north...

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June 17, 1951 – France Goes To The Polls – The French Elections Of 1951

French Elections of 1951 – NBC Radio: Yesterday,Today and Tomorrow – June 17, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-six years ago today, France went to the polls. This time to elect the Second national Assembly of the Fourth Republic. After World War 2, the three major political parties...

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December 28, 1947 – The Job Of Reconstruction – The Job Of Hearts And Minds

Reconstruction In Postwar Europe – The Story Behind The Headlines – December 28, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the end of World War 2 going on some two years, the job of reconstruction; of building, repairing and mending broken lives was still of primary importance. But so...

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October 14, 1947 – Meatless Tuesday And A Hint At 1948

October 14, 1947 – Pure Oil News – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 14, 1947 – a snapshot of the Postwar world. This was a Tuesday in 1947, and that meant Meatless Tuesday if you lived in America on this day. Food rationing was a reality,...

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Election 1948 – As Europe Saw It – Past Daily Reference Room

Election 1948 – As Europe Sees It – CBS Radio – April 15, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1948. Certainly not a dull one. Between the duels by the Major Party candidates and the inclusion of Henry Wallace, the Third Party Candidate, who was originally a Democrat,...