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UNITED NATIONS RADIO

 United Nations Radio

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United Nations Poster"United Nations Radio" began broadcasting in 1946 from the United Nations Headquarters in Lake Success, New York. The first call sign broadcast: "This is the United Nations calling the peoples of the world."

UN Radio was established by a General Assembly Resolution stating "the UN cannot achieve the purposes for which it was created unless the peoples of the world are fully informed of its aims and activities."

These documentary and dramatic programs are productions of the United Nations radio service, and feature the talents of several Hollywood stars.1948's Between the Dark and the Daylight features broadcasting pioneer Edward R. Murrow telling the stories of needy children in post-war Europe. Also from 1948, Year of Decision is a report by actor John Garfield on atomic energy, made after President Truman announced the atomic bomb.

Gary Cooper explores the struggle against addiction in the 1950 report Shooting Gallery.A UN expedition that traveled 25,000 miles in 100 days throughout Southeast Asia is highlighted in Jungle in Retreat, narrated in 1952 by dancer Gene Kelly.

Gene Kelley NarratesThe Korean Conflict is remembered by Dick Powell in 1953's The Korea Story. In the same year the tragic aftermath and human toll is report in the Helen Hayes narrated Quiet War.

The Day It Happened, 1954, dramatizes the work of the International Red Cross through the talents of Madeleine Carroll, Franchot Tone, and writer Lowell Thomas. Also in 1954, actor Melvyn Douglas helps to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the UN, with No Trumpets.

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28 shows - total playtime 13 hours 5 minutes

UN 48 Between Dark & Daylight
UN 48 Year of Decision
UN 50 All Your Strength
UN 50 Fear Itself
UN 50 Shooting Gallery
UN 50 Under One Flag
UN 52 Jungle in Retreat
UN 53 Eyewitness 52
UN 53 Grand Alliance
UN 53 Korea Story
UN 53 Letter From Father with Lawrence Olivier
UN 53 Quiet War
UN 54 Day It Happened
UN 54 Freedom Of Skies
UN 54 Mrs. Roosevelts Statement On World Children’s Day 1 min
UN 54 My Most Unforgettable Child
UN 541024 No Trumpets
UN Eighteen Hundred Keys
UN Forum 59
UN Life Begins at Ten
UN New Hearts for Old
UN Science And UN
UN Southern Exposure Central America
UN Southern Exposure South America
UN Statement of Account for United Nations Day
UN UNited Nations At 17
UN We Saw Tomorrow 1954
UN Year Of Whirlwind


 


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