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11 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

11 1
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$4.50

Watergate Scandal News

117 Episodes
1 Volume
Valuable up close look at events as they were unfolding during Nixon's Watergate Scandal. Update: 88 additional historic recordings

117 1
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$4.50

War Telescope

38 Episodes
1 Volume
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

38 1
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$4.50

VE Day Clips

12 Episodes
1 Volume
For the peoples living in the victorious nations it seemed as though it should be a time of celebration, Nazi Germany had declared their unconditional surrender to the forces of the Allied Powers.

12 1
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$4.50

Today in Europe

12 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

12 1
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$4.50

Summer of 1940 News

72 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

72 1
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$4.50

Story Behind the Headlines

25 Episodes
1 Volume
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"

25 1
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$4.50

Robert Arden News Commentary

9 Episodes
1 Volume
A foreign correspondent, Robert Arden made insightful commentary about current events of WWII.

9 1
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$4.50

Remembering Pearl Harbor

14 Episodes
1 Volume
The "date which will live in infamy", the attack on Pearl Harbor changed the history of the world.

14 1
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$4.50

Raymond Gram Swing News Broadcasts

6 Episodes
1 Volume
believed in the American values and noticed early on that Adolf Hitler was a problem long before America's involvement in WWII.

6 1
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$4.50

Rare News and Current Event Shows

48 Episodes
1 Volume
Old Time Radio News shows are give modern listeners a peek into the major world events of yesteryear. Update: additional recordings

48 1
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$4.50

Random Rarities 14

41 Episodes
1 Volume
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".

41 1
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$4.50

Random Rarities 13

41 Episodes
1 Volume
Lucky 13 Random Rarities Collections features shows long thought lost in the vault of time.

41 1
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Random Rarities 08

42 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

42 1
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$4.50

Pearl Harbor News

27 Episodes
1 Volume
News of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 was spread around the globe due to the miracle of radio.

27 1
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$4.50

News Recordings 1970-1979

91 Episodes
2 Volume
The 1970s was a changing time with scandals, the end of the Vietnam War, and America's Bicentennial on July 4, 1976.

91 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1960-1969

83 Episodes
2 Volume
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.

83 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1950-1959

108 Episodes
2 Volume
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.

108 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1949

35 Episodes
1 Volume
This year is both the end of the WWII decade and a prelude to the consumer culture of the 1950s.

35 1
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$4.50

News Recordings 1948

66 Episodes
1 Volume
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."

66 1
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News Recordings 1947

58 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

58 1
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News Recordings 1946

50 Episodes
1 Volume
Americans were enjoying the first year of peacetime after the WWII as Churchill described the "Iron Curtain" descending across the European continent.

50 1
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News Recordings 1945

435 Episodes
4 Volume
1945 was a big year for news, the death of FDR, V-Day, two atomic bombs dropped on Japan, and the end of WWII.

435 4
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News Recordings 1944

458 Episodes
4 Volume
Allied forces were advancing in all theaters of WWII, but there was a lot more fighting to come.

458 4
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News Recordings 1943

219 Episodes
2 Volume
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

219 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1942

131 Episodes
2 Volume
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

131 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1941

202 Episodes
2 Volume
News program featuring the biggest events and news stories of 1941 leading up the the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

202 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1940

257 Episodes
2 Volume
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.

257 2
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$9.00

News Recordings 1939

98 Episodes
1 Volume
New headlines were dominated by the news Europe from the Spanish Civil War to the Blitzkrieg of Poland. Update: additional Edward R Murrow recordings

98 1
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$4.50

News Recordings 1938

44 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

44 1
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$4.50

National Hour

12 Episodes
1 Volume
Listen as National Hour discussed and dramatized a host of issues facing Americans after the end of World War 2.

12 1
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$4.50

Monitor

67 Episodes
2 Volume
Join the NBC Monitor communicators as they report the nation and the world and bring you comedy, music, interviews and much more from 1955 to 1975.

67 2
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$9.00

Meet the Press

128 Episodes
3 Volume
an excellent interview program featuring top makers and shakers of the day being put under the microscope and asked tough questions.

128 3
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$13.50

Mary Margaret McBride

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Mary Margaret McBride was known for treating her interviewees as a friends asking engaging and insightful questions

5 1
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$4.50

Lowell Thomas

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Journalist, Commentator, Adventurer, and Radio Pioneer

7 1
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$4.50

Keys to the Capitol

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

10 1
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$4.50

HV Kaltenborn Edits the News

38 Episodes
1 Volume
(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.

38 1
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$4.50

Home Front

8 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

8 1
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$4.50

Hollywood Byline

5 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

5 1
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$4.50

Gabriel Heatter

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Classic commentary from the optimistic newsman Gabriel Heatter, the broadcaster with the "good news tonight." Update: additional broadcast

7 1
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$4.50

Frank Singiser News Announcer

3 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

3 1
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$4.50

Elmer Davis and the News

74 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

74 1
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$4.50

Election Collection

85 Episodes
2 Volume
old time radio shows take on elections, voting and ballots taken from all genres including comedy, drama, western, news programs, and more.

85 2
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$9.00

Edward Murrow (I Can Hear It Now)

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

100 2
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$9.00

Complete Broadcast 1944 (D-Day Invasion of Normandy NBC)

103 Episodes
1 Volume
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."

103 1
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$4.50

Complete Broadcast 1944 (D-Day Invasion of Normandy CBS)

24 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

24 1
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$4.50

Complete Broadcast 1941 (Pearl Harbor)

56 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

56 1
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$4.50

Complete Broadcast 1939 (Nazi Invasion of Poland)

19 Episodes
1 Volume
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.

19 1
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$4.50

CBS World News Today

95 Episodes
2 Volume
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.

95 2
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$9.00

CBS News Around the World (AM Edition)

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

19 1
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$4.50

CBS European News Am Edition

66 Episodes
2 Volume
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

66 2
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$9.00

Bob Elson On the 20th Century Limited

22 Episodes
1 Volume
Bob Elson interviews in LaSalle Street Station in Chicago garnered open responses from actors, politicians, sports figures and Royalty.

22 1
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$4.50

America Looks Abroad

47 Episodes
1 Volume
provides news analysis and commentary about the changing world of the late 1930's and early 1940's.

47 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

Alistair Cooke

6 Episodes
1 Volume
British born journalist, his observations of American life and culture were beloved by millions.

6 1
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

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
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$4.50

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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$4.50

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
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$4.50

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
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$4.50