Tagged: Mutual Broadcasting System

‘If This Were A Healthy World . . .’ – June 30, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Raymond Gram Swing News and Comment – June 30, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day seventy-five years ago was about increasing tensions throughout Europe. The Anglo-Soviet Pact brought Europe a little closer to war on...

Finally! – May 8, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual Broadcasting – 12:30-1:30 pm – May 8, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection After years of fighting, weeks of speculation, days of rumors and false reports, the War in Europe finally came to an official end on May 8, 1945....

Day Of Infamy At Seventy-Two – December 7, 1941

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports via Mutual Broadcasting System – December 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Seventy-two years on, the event which triggered our involvement in World War 2 is getting further and further from the collective memory. Much the same way...

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...

Gettysburg Revisited – July 1, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Battle of Gettysburg 75th Memorial – July 1, 1938 Next week will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the battle that signaled a turn in the Civil War. Obviously, no recordings or on-the-spot news reports from that period...