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Historical Recordings

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America Town Meeting of the Air
America Town Meeting of the Air
44 Episodes
2 Volume
Every week, the nation listened as experts debated issues from communism to social security to the type of music America wanted. Modeled after New England Town Hall Meetings, each show opened with a "town crier" clanging a bell and an active audience that would "boo" panelists.

44 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
America First Committee Broadcasts
America First Committee Broadcasts
12 Episodes
1 Volume
an old time radio program using well know individuals like aviator Charles Lindbergh to convince America to stay OUT of WWII

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart
5 Episodes
1 Volume
An iconic American hero and pioneer in aviation, Amelia Earhart's story and bravery inspired many old time radio shows.

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Al Gore
Al Gore
145 Episodes
4 Volume
Long time politician, businessman, and environmentalist, Al Gore served as Clinton's Vice President. Gore won the popular vote in 2000 presidential election, but lost the presidency George W Bush.

145 4
Add To Cart: $20.00
Airchecks of the 1980s and 1990s
Airchecks of the 1980s and 1990s
153 Episodes
5 Volume
As the 1970s became the 1980s and then the 1990s, American radio was changing.  In the decades prior, your car radio, the radio in your home, or that personal radio in your bedroom started to see the death of the radio star with the birth of MTV in 1981.

153 5
Add To Cart: $25.00
Airchecks of the 1970s
Airchecks of the 1970s
247 Episodes
8 Volume
As the decade wore on and 1960s started to fade into the 1970s by the resignation of President Richard Nixon due to Watergate, radio started to get much crazier.

247 8
Add To Cart: $40.00
AFVN Recordings (Armed Forces Vietnam)
AFVN Recordings (Armed Forces Vietnam)
171 Episodes
2 Volume
The American Troops assigned to Vietnam did what American Troops did wherever they were assigned, served with Honor, and they had the American Forces Vietnam Network to bring them a slice of Home

171 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Adventures in Research
Adventures in Research
194 Episodes
2 Volume
"Learn! Investigate! Instruct!" written by physicist, Dr. Phillips Thomas, this historically accurate series includes recordings about the invention of the typewriter, automobile, penicillin, machine gun, skyscraper, and more!

194 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
Adlai Stevenson
Adlai Stevenson
48 Episodes
1 Volume
If not for his off the cuff exchange in 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, we might not be alive today to enjoy this Adlai Stevenson collection.

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
61 Episodes
2 Volume
One of the most revered Presidents in American History, Abraham Lincoln was a popular figure in old time radio shows.

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00
ABC News (Orson Welles Commentary)
ABC News (Orson Welles Commentary)
8 Episodes
1 Volume
This program was initially sponsored by Lear Radio Laboratories. Commentaries reached a high-water mark on July 28 when Welles reads and comments on an affidavit in the case of Isaac Woodard.

8 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1962
1962
19 Episodes
1 Volume
John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the earth, the world on the brink of a nuclear war with the Cuban Missile Crisis, and CBS broadcast the final episodes of Suspense and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar on September 30.

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1961
1961
23 Episodes
1 Volume
John F Kennedy's inauguration in January brought in the year 1961, the Berlin Wall was built, the Bay of Pigs was an international disaster, America officially enters the Vietnam War, and Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.

23 1
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1960
1960
31 Episodes
1 Volume
In the year 1960, it felt as though the future was about to begin as a new President would be elected, but it was also a year with many changes in Radio.

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1959
1959
44 Episodes
1 Volume
From the Red Scare to the Space Race, Alaska and Hawaii entered the Union and music died when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in a fatal airplane crash.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1958
1958
29 Episodes
1 Volume
The year of the first American Satellite Explorer 1 launched, the Hula Hoop craze, the army inducts Elvis, 14 year old Bobby Fischer won the United States Chess Championship, and 1958 also saw the debut of Have Gun Will Travel.

29 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1957
1957
36 Episodes
1 Volume
The "Baby Boom" reached his highest point, the Soviets launch Sputnik 1, and the "Little Rock Nine" fought against segregation.

36 1
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1956
1956
46 Episodes
1 Volume
By the mid-1950s the standard of living was increasing and rock n roll grew in popularity, UnAmerican Activities Committee searched the entertainment industry for Communist Sympathizers.

46 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
1955
1955
51 Episodes
1 Volume
The year Disneyland opens, the FDA approved the Polio Vaccine, The first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, entered the seas, and many old time radio shows left the airwaves including The Jack Benny Program.

51 1
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1954
1954
60 Episodes
1 Volume
Americans in 1954 are beginning to turn away from the bluster and cruelty of McCarthyism and embracing Rock and Roll music.

60 1
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1953
1953
56 Episodes
1 Volume
The Space Age is still a few years from beginning, but in many very real ways, the future begins in 1953.

56 1
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1952
1952
56 Episodes
1 Volume
The TV revolution gains strength in 1952, but the major advances are in International Relations.

56 1
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1951
1951
50 Episodes
1 Volume
The Post-War economic boom booms to a high point in 1951.

50 1
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1950
1950
49 Episodes
1 Volume
The year 1950 was filled with boundless optimism as America came out of WWII as an economic and military powerhouse.

49 1
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1948
1948
65 Episodes
1 Volume
1948 Olympics were austere, Gandhi was shot and killed, Czechoslovakia communist coup, and Israel was declared as an independent state.

65 1
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1947
1947
56 Episodes
1 Volume
With the country on the cusp of the post-War economic boom, many elements of the past came to an end in 1947 while the future was bearing down like the beginning of the Cold War, partitioning of India and Pakistan, the development of the transistor at Bell Laboratories, breaking the sound barrier, and inventions like the Polaroid Land Camera.

56 1
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1946
1946
56 Episodes
1 Volume
Nuremberg Trials signaled the end of the Nazi regime, Operation Diana signaled the beginning of the space race, and the Baby Boom signaled a new generation of history makers.

56 1
Add To Cart: $5.00
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