Tagged: Surrender of Japan

Cairo Conference – December 1, 1943

Cairo Conference – December 1, 1943

  – Cairo Conference – NBC Special News Report – December 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this December 1st in 1943, word reached newsrooms that the Conference in Cairo had just concluded. The meeting between China’s Gen. Chiang kai-Shek, President Roosevelt and Britain’s Winston Churchill took...

Mass Outrages – Week Ending September 4, 1966

Mass Outrages – Week Ending September 4, 1966

– ABC Radio – Voices In The Headlines – Week Ending September 4, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lest we all forget – Red China was going through what was later to become The Cultural Revolution. And beginning this week, the one ending on September 4th in 1966,...

‘War Is Over – War Is Over – Peace Has Come – Peace Has Come!’ – August 14, 1945

– August 14, 1945 – Mutual – 12 Noon-2:00pm – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – NBC Radio – News – August 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 14th, 70 years ago, was like the end of terminal waiting. The news the war in...

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

The Atomic Bomb – Now What? – August 12, 1945

– Chicago University Roundtable: Atomic Force: It’s Meaning for Mankind – August 12, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the world waited for the official end of World War 2, and as the effects of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki began to settle in, the question...

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

Feelers And Mixed Signals – August 10, 1945

– News reports – NBC/CBS – August 10, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 10th, 70 years ago was full of anticipation mixed with caution. Shortly after reports of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb attack surfaced, and after President Truman went to address the nation on...

Nagasaki - August 9, 1945

August 9, 1945 – Nagasaki: The Rain Of Ruin – The Second Atomic Bombing Of Japan.

– MBS – Gabriel Heater and The News – August 9, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – And while President Truman was reporting on the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing on August 9, 1945 another bomb, more powerful than the first, exploded over Nagasaki. The promised “Rain of Ruin”...

Hiroshima - 1945

August 7, 1945 – Hiroshima: Once, A Bright City.

– CBS Morning News Roundup – August 7, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As news on this August 7th in 1945 continued to trickle in regarding the Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, many hours after the fact, the impact and repercussions of this new and horrific weapon in...