Tagged: Nazi Germany

U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge with General Khan

February 20, 1965 – Vietnam: Attempted Overthrow – Days Of Intrigue.

We gotta ask: Become a Patron! One of those days full of intrigues from Southeast Asia. In this case, an attempted coup on the part of troops loyal to former Premier Diem (who was assassinated and overthrown with a little CIA help), against troops loyal to Military strongman and Vietnamese...

Hans Pfitzner

Hans Pfitzner And The Munich Radio Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann – 1942 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Schumann: Genoveva Overture – Hans Pfitzner Conducts The Munich Radio Symphony – Broadcast 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the reasons for this Sunday feature is, not only to shed light on seldom performed pieces of music, but also to shed some light on those artists who...

Edward Benes

October 5, 1938 – Edward Benes Farewell Address (English Translation)

October 5, 1938 – Radio Prague – English Translation of Speech by Edward Benes – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Edward Benes, President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 until his resignation in 1938 was strongly opposed to the German annexation of what was known as the Sudeten territory in Czechoslovakia. Abandoned...

Sudeten Germans - September 1938

September 16, 1938 – A Land Called Sudeten. The Munich Crisis

September 16, 1938 – Report from Alistair Cooke – Report of Prime Minister Chamberlain leaving for Munich – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 16, 1938 – A period of several days where the possibility of another War in Europe hung precariously in the balance. The issue was over territories,...

First day of gambling in Atlantic City 1978

May 26, 1978 – One-Arm Bandits In Atlantic City – First Casino To Open East Of Las Vegas.

May 26, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 26, 1978 – a memorable day, especially if you lived on the East Coast, around Atlantic City New Jersey. Because this was the day Gambling became legal in New Jersey and Atlantic City in particular...

Czech Troops to Austrian border - March 1938

1938; March – “This Is Berlin Calling” – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

March 1938, News and commentary from Radio Berlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1938, almost 20 years after the end of World War 1, the air was looking unsettled in Eastern Europe and, once again the threat of war was looming. This time it was over Nazi German...

European Industry

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...

Roller Skating in Berlin - September 1940

September 2, 1940 – The View From Berlin

September 2, 1940 – Sigrid Schultz Reports from Berlin – Mutual Broadcasting – September 2, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 2, 1940, as reported from Berlin. The first full year of war, and a heavily censored newscast by Chicago Tribune and Mutual Broadcasting correspondent Sigrid Schultz. As...