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United Nations Radio (UN Radio)

Just like they did in time of War, the Stars turned out in force to fight for Peace with the United Nations in UN Radio.

28 old time radio show recordings
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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.

Gene Kelley NarratesGary 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.

The 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 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 13 hours, 5 min
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      28 shows - total playtime 13 hours 5 minutes
      1. UN 48 Between Dark Daylight.mp3
      2. UN 48 Year of Decision.mp3
      3. UN 50 All Your Strength.mp3
      4. UN 50 Fear Itself.mp3
      5. UN 50 Shooting Gallery.mp3
      6. UN 50 Under One Flag.mp3
      7. UN 52 Jungle in Retreat.mp3
      8. UN 53 Eyewitness 52.mp3
      9. UN 53 Grand Alliance.mp3
      10. UN 53 Korea Story.mp3
      11. UN 53 Letter From Father with Lawrence Olivier.mp3
      12. UN 53 Quiet War.mp3
      13. UN 54 Day It Happened.mp3
      14. UN 54 Freedom Of Skies.mp3
      15. UN 54 Mrs Roosevelts Stmnt World Children’s Day.mp3
      16. UN 54 My Most Unforgettable Child.mp3
      17. UN 541024 No Trumpets.mp3
      18. UN Eighteen Hundred Keys.mp3
      19. UN Forum 59.mp3
      20. UN Life Begins at Ten.mp3
      21. UN New Hearts for Old.mp3
      22. UN Science And UN.mp3
      23. UN Southern Exposure Central America.mp3
      24. UN Southern Exposure South America.mp3
      25. UN Statement of Account for United Nations Day.mp3
      26. UN UNited Nations At 17.mp3
      27. UN We Saw Tomorrow 1954.mp3
      28. UN Year Of Whirlwind.mp3
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    28 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 13 hours, 5 min
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      28 shows - total playtime 13 hours 5 minutes
      1. UN 48 Between Dark Daylight.mp3
      2. UN 48 Year of Decision.mp3
      3. UN 50 All Your Strength.mp3
      4. UN 50 Fear Itself.mp3
      5. UN 50 Shooting Gallery.mp3
      6. UN 50 Under One Flag.mp3
      7. UN 52 Jungle in Retreat.mp3
      8. UN 53 Eyewitness 52.mp3
      9. UN 53 Grand Alliance.mp3
      10. UN 53 Korea Story.mp3
      11. UN 53 Letter From Father with Lawrence Olivier.mp3
      12. UN 53 Quiet War.mp3
      13. UN 54 Day It Happened.mp3
      14. UN 54 Freedom Of Skies.mp3
      15. UN 54 Mrs Roosevelts Stmnt World Children’s Day.mp3
      16. UN 54 My Most Unforgettable Child.mp3
      17. UN 541024 No Trumpets.mp3
      18. UN Eighteen Hundred Keys.mp3
      19. UN Forum 59.mp3
      20. UN Life Begins at Ten.mp3
      21. UN New Hearts for Old.mp3
      22. UN Science And UN.mp3
      23. UN Southern Exposure Central America.mp3
      24. UN Southern Exposure South America.mp3
      25. UN Statement of Account for United Nations Day.mp3
      26. UN UNited Nations At 17.mp3
      27. UN We Saw Tomorrow 1954.mp3
      28. UN Year Of Whirlwind.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    28 recordings on 16 Audio CDs
    total playtime 13 hours, 5 min

    Disc A001

    1. UN 48 Between Dark Daylight

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    Disc A002

    1. UN 48 Year of Decision

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    Disc A003

    1. UN 50 All Your Strength

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    Disc A004

    1. UN 50 Fear Itself

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    Disc A005

    1. UN 50 Shooting Gallery

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    Disc A006

    1. UN 50 Under One Flag

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    Disc A007

    1. UN 52 Jungle in Retreat
    2. UN 53 Eyewitness 52

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    Disc A008

    1. UN 53 Grand Alliance
    2. UN 53 Korea Story

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    Disc A009

    1. UN 53 Letter From Father with Lawrence Olivier
    2. UN 53 Quiet War

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    Disc A010

    1. UN 54 Day It Happened
    2. UN 54 Freedom Of Skies
    3. UN 54 Mrs Roosevelts Stmnt World Children’s Day

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    Disc A011

    1. UN 54 My Most Unforgettable Child
    2. UN Eighteen Hundred Keys

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    Disc A012

    1. UN Forum 59
    2. UN Life Begins at Ten

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    Disc A013

    1. UN New Hearts for Old
    2. UN Science And UN

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    Disc A014

    1. UN Southern Exposure Central America
    2. UN Southern Exposure South America

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    Disc A015

    1. UN Statement of Account for United Nations Day
    2. UN UNited Nations At 17
    3. UN We Saw Tomorrow 1954

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    Disc A016

    1. UN Year Of Whirlwind
    2. UN 541024 No Trumpets

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