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Alistair Cooke

British born journalist, his observations of American life and culture were beloved by millions.
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America First Committee Broadcasts

an old time radio program using well know individuals like aviator Charles Lindbergh to convince America to stay OUT of WWII
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1
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America Looks Abroad

provides news analysis and commentary about the changing world of the late 1930's and early 1940's.
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1
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Bob Elson On the 20th Century Limited

Bob Elson interviews in LaSalle Street Station in Chicago garnered open responses from actors, politicians, sports figures and Royalty.
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CBS European News Am Edition

top-rated network of its day was where millions were tuning into on daily basis to find out the latest from the battlefront or who was making the daily headlines
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2
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CBS News Around the World (AM Edition)

Hear the news of the day from around the world with the CBS News of the World, Morning Edition
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1
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CBS World News Today

one of the first news shows to send famed correspondents, Edward R Murrow, John Charles Daly, and William L. Shirer, around to world to give American eyewitness accounts to some of the most dramatic events in history.
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Complete Broadcast 1939 (Nazi Invasion of Poland)

The day the Nazis invaded Poland is seen as the beginning of the Second World War. The staff of WJSV recorded the entire days broadcast, so we can learn about the events as they unfold.
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Complete Broadcast 1941 (Pearl Harbor)

complete broadcast day recordings of the Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.The Japanese attack changed the history of the world and officially brought the United States in World War II.
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Complete Broadcast 1944 (D-Day Invasion of Normandy CBS)

The invasion of Europe was to be the turning point of The War, but no one back home knew when or how it would happen. CBS recorded their entire broadcast day on June 6, 1944, so we can learn about the events as they unfold.
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Complete Broadcast 1944 (D-Day Invasion of Normandy NBC)

original full day broadcast from the day of the invasion June 6th, 1944 including news bulletins, comedy and variety shows. These recordings illustrate the response on the American home front to the Normandy Landings called "the greatest invasion in the history of the world."
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Edward Murrow (I Can Hear It Now)

One of the greatest American journalists in broadcast history, he pioneered the reporter on the scene reporting during WWII. Update: additional recordings
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2
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Election Collection

old time radio shows take on elections, voting and ballots taken from all genres including comedy, drama, western, news programs, and more.
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Elmer Davis and the News

During the months before Pearl Harbor, FDR appointed Elmer Davis to head up the Office of War Information. From this bully pulpit, Davis helped to whip the Nation into a fury over the aggressions of the Nazi's in Europe.
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Frank Singiser News Announcer

a popular voice to millions of Americans for decades, he was on-board one of the famous Kennedy-Nixon debates in 1960's as a panelist.
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Gabriel Heatter

Classic commentary from the optimistic newsman Gabriel Heatter, the broadcaster with the "good news tonight." Update: additional broadcast
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Hollywood Byline

Celebrities were placed before a panel of Hollywood reporters looking to get the scoop about the true lives behind the scenes from the popular screen stars.
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1
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Home Front

Featuring William B Williams, The Home Front tells the stories of WWII from the point of view of the families and friends who stayed home.
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1
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HV Kaltenborn Edits the News

(update) with 30 additional recordings: History repeats itself when H. V. Kaltenborn provides vivid commentary and pointed insight into world affairs and politics in the 1940s and 1950s.
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Keys to the Capitol

weekly news discussion program discuss news of the week in the mid-1950s.
10
1
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Lowell Thomas

Journalist, Commentator, Adventurer, and Radio Pioneer
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1
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Mary Margaret McBride

Mary Margaret McBride was known for treating her interviewees as a friends asking engaging and insightful questions
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1
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Meet the Press

an excellent interview program featuring top makers and shakers of the day being put under the microscope and asked tough questions.
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Add To Cart: $15.00

National Hour

Listen as National Hour discussed and dramatized a host of issues facing Americans after the end of World War 2.
12
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Add To Cart: $5.00

News Recordings 1938

The winds of WWII were swirling in the headlines in 1938, as the Japanese Navy was growing, Germany annexed Austria, anti-Trotsky trials were run in Russia, and religion was being oppressed in Germany.
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News Recordings 1939

New headlines were dominated by the news Europe from the Spanish Civil War to the Blitzkrieg of Poland. Update: additional Edward R Murrow recordings
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News Recordings 1940

War raged in Europe, France surrendered to Germany as Luftwaffe bombs fell for the first time on Paris. Although, America was not yet committed to war, there was quiet preparations to join to fight.
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News Recordings 1941

News program featuring the biggest events and news stories of 1941 leading up the the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.
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News Recordings 1942

Important historic events from the year 1942, when the Americans entered WWII and the stories of the war were heard by millions of Americans. Update: additional broadcast
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News Recordings 1943

WWII was in full force with many casualties on both sides, Americans clung to their radios for news about the war. Edward R. Murrow joined an American bomber crew on a raid over Berlin to bravely report from the warfront. Update: additional broadcasts
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News Recordings 1944

Allied forces were advancing in all theaters of WWII, but there was a lot more fighting to come.
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News Recordings 1945

1945 was a big year for news, the death of FDR, V-Day, two atomic bombs dropped on Japan, and the end of WWII.
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News Recordings 1946

Americans were enjoying the first year of peacetime after the WWII as Churchill described the "Iron Curtain" descending across the European continent.
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News Recordings 1947

The biggest news of the year: Chuck Yeager fly faster than the speed of sound, Princess Elizabeth spoke to the world on her 21st Birthday, the US Army Air Force found a flying disk in Roswell, the UN votes to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab sectors, and early Cold War propaganda hit the airwaves.
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News Recordings 1948

America was getting back to normal a couple of years after WWII. Newsworthy events include the New Years Eve Blizzard, Russians in Korea, Atom Bomb Tests, Arab-Israeli War, and the beginnings of the Red Scare."
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News Recordings 1949

This year is both the end of the WWII decade and a prelude to the consumer culture of the 1950s.
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News Recordings 1950-1959

Post-War American is dominated by Rock n' Rock, the Red Scare, and the explosion of television, the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement, the death of Joseph Stalin, and the war Korea.
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News Recordings 1960-1969

The Sixties were a period of dramatic political and cultural change including JFK presidency and assassination, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, the assassination of Martin Luther King, and the Apollo Moon Landing.
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News Recordings 1970-1979

The 1970s was a changing time with scandals, the end of the Vietnam War, and America's Bicentennial on July 4, 1976.
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Random Rarities 08

features shows that have been hidden is someone's closet for decades, a few audition shows that never took off, and more than a few "orphans" that defy classification.
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Random Rarities 13

Lucky 13 Random Rarities Collections features shows long thought lost in the vault of time.
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Random Rarities 14

The best loved shows from the Golden Age were more likely to be preserved, but we keep finding treasures in some of the "orphaned recordings".
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Rare News and Current Event Shows

Old Time Radio News shows are give modern listeners a peek into the major world events of yesteryear. Update: additional recordings
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Raymond Gram Swing News Broadcasts

believed in the American values and noticed early on that Adolf Hitler was a problem long before America's involvement in WWII.
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

The "date which will live in infamy", the attack on Pearl Harbor changed the history of the world.
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Robert Arden News Commentary

A foreign correspondent, Robert Arden made insightful commentary about current events of WWII.
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Story Behind the Headlines

Hosted by Cesar Saerchinger and created as joint venture between NBC and the American Historical Association cover "outstanding news events and major trends in world affairs"
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Summer of 1940 News

Let the pioneers of broadcast war journalism transport you back to the early days of the war in Europe with news from London, Berlin, and Rome.
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Today in Europe

Relive the early days of World War II with Edward R. Murrow and the Murrow boys as they brought the news from the European capitals.
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War Telescope

Transport yourself back to the mid-1940s when everyone gathered around the radio for weekly news about the war from reporter Elmer Peterson and War Telescope. Update: additional broadcast
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Watergate Scandal News

valuable up close look at events as they were unfolding during Nixon's Watergate Scandal.
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Your Pocketbook

On the onset of the Korean War, Truman knew two factors were vital: the support of a strong United Nations and a strong U.S. economy.
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