1894-1911. American music off Edison wax cylinders
1908- 11 Campaign Speeches by Dem. William Jennings Bryan
1908- 14 Campaign Speeches by Republican William Howard Taft
1912- Six campaign speeches by Woodrow Wilson
1912- Seven campaign speeches by Pres. William Howard Taft
1912-Eight campaign speeches by “Bull Moose Party” Teddy Roosevelt
1917-1919- Twenty-four World War One Speeches. Eighty minutes
1918-1920 – Eight speeches by Warren G. Harding
1920s- Four short speeches by Mass. Governor Calvin Coolidge
1920s –Three short speeches by Dem. Candidate James Cox
1925-Mar.4. Calvin Coolidge’s Inaugural Address
1931-1932: 3 speeches by Pres.Herbert Hoover as the Great Depression deepens
1933-March 4. President Roosevelt’s 1st Inaugural Address
1933-May 7. FDR’s 2nd “Fireside Chat”
1935-Apr.28. FDR’s 7th “Fireside Chat”
1936-1965. Kentucky Derby radio calls
1936-June 27. FDR accepts Dem. Nomination for a 2nd term
1936-Sept.8. FDR’s 8th “Fireside Chat.” Agriculture
1936-Oct.31. At MSG, FDR asks for a 2nd term as election approaches
1937-Mar.9. FDR’s 9th “Fireside Chat.” Packing the Supreme Court
1937-Apr.11. An address by Father Charles Coughlin
1937-Jan.20. FDR’s 2nd Inaugural Address
1937-Oct.5. FDR’s “Quarantine” speech in Chicago
1937-Oct.12. FDR’s 10th “Fireside Chat.” On new legislation.
1938-1945-Walter Winchell’s 4 broadcasts and CBS’s “World News Roundup” of Mar.12,1938 reporting on the Austrian Anschluss.
1938-March. Worldwide Radio Reports the Anschluss of Austria to Nazi Germany
1938-Sept. Worldwide Radio Reports the Munich Conference i.e. annexation of the Czech Sudetenland to Nazi Germany
1938-Dec.4. Father Couglin’s WMCA radio program entitled,”Jew, Christian and Persecution”
1939-Feb.18. Isolationist William Randolph Hearst opposes President Roosevelt
1939-Aug.28. CBS reports on how close Europe is coming to war
1939-Sept.3. WAR in Europe! FDR’s 14th “Fireside Chat”
1939-1942. “The World Today” World War II news programs
1940s and ‘50s. Hollywood gossip columnists Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper
1940. The audio of Frank Capra's film,"Why We Fight:The Battle of Britain." 50 mins.
1940-May 26. EUROPE IN FLAMES! FDR’s 15th “Fireside Chat”
1940s- “The Birth of the B29 Super Fortress”
1940-June 10. Italy enters the war. FDR addresses it at Univ. of VA.
1940-July 8. CBS war and domestic newscast
1940-July 19. FDR accepts nomination for 3rd term
1940-July 23 & 27. “The World Today” European war reports
1940-Aug.6. CBS’s morning war news. England expects German invasion
1940-Oct.20. Radio play. “Strike Up the Band” starring Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney
1940-Nov.5 &6. News on the Roosevelt-Wilkie election now under way
1940-Dec.2. Lux Radio Theater presents “Knute Rockne All American”
1940-Dec.23. Churchill’s address to the Italians living under the boot of Mussolini
1940-Dec.29. “ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY.” FDR’s 16th “Fireside Chat”
1941 & 1942. Judy Garland on the radio
1941-Mar.15. FDR’s “Lend Lease” speech
1941-May 23. Charles Lindbergh speaks at an America First rally at Madison Square Garden
1941-November. Radio play. “Babes in Arms” with Judy Garland
1941-Dec.7. Pearl Harbor newscasts beginning with the bulletin of the attack
1942-Radio show entitled “This Is Our Enemy:Nazi Youth”
1942-Feb.14. “This Is War” radio programs
1942-Aug.24. “The Women of Britain” dedicated to their excellent work on the homefront
1943-Feb.18. In German, the ENTIRE 1:49:00 "Totaler Krieg" speech by Josef Goebbels
1943-Admiral Radio’s “World News Today” war programs on Jan.9,July 25,Aug.8 and Aug.28
1943-Feb.8. China’s Madame Chiang Kai-shek,in perfect English, addresses Congress
1943-March 22. Radio play. “For Me and My Gal” starring Judy Garland
1943-Apr.26 &1/24/44. Two radio versions of the immortal movie, “Casablanca”
1943-Oct.17. Douglas Edward’s “The World Today” war news program
1944-Aug.23. “Mail Call” radio show for GIs and saluting those from Rhode Island
1945-Aug.3-14. BBC accounts of the final days of World War II
1944-May 13. The Skelly Oil Company presents the news
1944-June 6. Don Hollenback gives the 4:30 PM D-Day Invasion news
1944-Sept.23. FDR’s famous,”They even attack my little dog Fala” speech
1944-Nov.6. 55 mins. The National Democratic Committee Program on eve of election
1945-Apr.16. Harry Truman addresses Congress for the 1st time as President (and) 9/1/45,he speaks to the public after the official unconditional surrender of Imperialist Japan
1945-May 1. HITLER IS DEAD. Reports by correspondents with the 1st,7th and 9th armies in Germany. Plus a statement by Count Bernadotte.
1945-“My Japan.” Newsreel audio of USA anti-Japanese propaganda.
1945-Aug.9. Harry Truman speaks about his recent appearance at the Potsdam Conference
1945-Sept.2. Complete 0:40:00 Japanese surrender ceremonies aboard the Battleship Missouri
1945-Oct.27. Pres. Truman’s Navy Day address in New York City
1946-Mar.4. Winston Chruchill’s famous “an Iron Curtain has descended” speech at Westminster College, Fulton,MO.
1946-Dec.8. Dean Acheson speaks about European post-war reconstruction
1947-Mar.12. Pres. Truman announces “The Truman Doctrine” to stave off Red expansion in Europe
1947-June 5. The Marshall Plan Speech at Harvard
1947-June 29. Harry Truman becomes 1st President to speak before the NAACP
1947-July 7.CBS radio’s “You Are There.” The assassination of Abraham Lincoln"
1948-July 15. Pres.Truman's acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention (and) 1/20/49 Pres. Truman's Inaugural Address after his victory over Thomas Dewey.
1948-Oct.19. Pres. Truman’s campaign speech in Raleigh, NC
1948-Oct.27. Pres. Truman’s campaign speech in Boston
1948-Oct.30. Pres.Truman’s campaign speech in Saint Louis
1949-Apr.18. Arthur Godfrey’s “Talent Scouts” with contestant Lenny Bruce
1949-May. Edw.R.Murrow’s special report on the growing UFO controversy
1950-Apr.4. The Steve Allen radio program with guest, Eve Arden
1950-Apr.24. Arthur Godrey’s Talent Scouts
1949-May 22. “You Are There.” Don Hollenbeck’s 4/12/1861 firing on Fort Sumter
1950-Summer. Walter Winchell’s salute to Al Jolson
1950-Dec.25. Radio play. “Wizard of Oz” starring Judy Garland
1951-Alan Freed’s WJW “Moondog Show.” The very beginning of the rock ‘n’
1951-Apr.19. Gen.MacArthur’s stirring farwell address to Congress.”Old Soldiers Never Die…”
1951-June 25.Pres. Truman speaks on the 1st Anniversary of the Korean War
1951-Aug.24. Sen.Jos.McCarthy attacks President Truman
1952-2004. Presidential Election Political Advertisements
1952 Democratic Convention. Adlai Stevenson accepts the Pres.Nomination
1952-July 4. Sen.John Kennedy reads the Declaration of Independence
1952-Sept.23. Senator Richard Nixon's "Checkers" speech.
1952-Oct.24. Rep. Nominee Dwight Eisenhower attacks Pres. Truman’s handling of the Korean War and pledges to go there if elected.
1953-Dec.8 “Ike” address the United Nations on “Atoms for Peace”
1953-Jan.15. President Truman’s farewell address to the nation
1953-Apr.16. “Ike’s” CROSS OF IRON speech after Stalin’s death
1953-Nov.24. Jos. McCarthy attacks Harry Truman and his followers.
1954-Mar.9. “See It Now” audio of Edward R/Murrow taking on Joseph McCarthy. The entire program of which only clips are seen in “Good Night and Good Luck”
1954-Mar.17. Jos.McCarthy speaks to the Irish Fellowship Club, Chicago
1954-Apr.6. McCarthy angrily rebuts Murrow on “See It Now.” 0:30:00
1954-June 9. The heated McCarthy-Welch exchange at the Army-McCarthy Hearings
1955-Feb.12. Alan Freed’s rock and roll party on WINS, New York
1955-Mar.23. 0:27:00 The Alan Freed Program on WINS. Songs, in their ENTIRETY, are not heard
1956 Democratic Convention. Adlai Stevenson’s accepts the Pres. Nomination
1956 Republican Convention. Pres.Eisenhower accepts the Pres. Nomination
1957-Jan.5. “Ike’s” “Eisenhower Doctrine” speech on the Middle East
1957-Jan.25. 0:18:00 Alan Freed’s “After School Rock Program.”
1958-Feb.5. The Long John Nebel program about UFOs
1959-Apr.20. Fidel Castro addresses, in English, the Harvard School of Law
1960s. BIG BAD BAWDY BLOOPERS off WTIC, Hartford.
1960-1970. A “Dawnbusters” program off American Forces Viet Nam radio
1960-May 12. TV audio. 40 mins. The Frank Sinatra Timex Show with Elvis. Frank and guests
welcome Elvis back after his time in the military.
1960-Sept.26. The first Nixon-Kennedy debate
1960-Oct.7. The 2nd Nixon-Kennedy debate
1960-Oct.13. The 3rd Nixon-Kennedy debate
1960-Oct.21. The 4th Nixon-Kennedy debate
1960 Democratic Convention. John Kennedy accepts the Pres. Nomination
1960 Republican Convention. Henry Cabot Lodge accepts the V.P. nomination
1960 Republican Convention. Richard Nixon accepts the Pres. Nomination
1961-Jan.17. Pres. Eisenhower’s farewell address to the nation
1961-Jan.20. Pres.Kennedy's Inaugural Address
1961-Apr.20. JFK explains to the nation the Bay of Pigs failure
1961-Apr.27. JFK addresses the American Newspapers Publishers Association
1961-June 20. Adolf Eichmann’s defense at his war crimes trial in Israel
1961-Nov.16. JFK speaks at the Univ. of Washington’s 100th anniversary
1961-Nov.26. Walter Cronkite’s in depth interview with ex-Pres. Eisenhower
1962-Feb.7. Pres. Kennedy’s press conference
1962-Feb.20. John Glenn aboard Friendship 7. The first American to
orbit earth. A fantastically described adventure as Glenn transmits his impressions while orbiting.
1962-May 12. Gen MacArthur’s “DUTY,HONOR,COUNTRY” speech at West Point
1962-May 19. JFK’s Birthday Bash at Madison Square Garden as Marilyn Monroe serenades him.
1962-June 11. JFK’s Yale Commencement Address
1962-Aug.7. 0:33:00 A WABC radio “Dan Ingram Flingram” program
1962-Sept.12. At Rice Univ.,JFK speaks about the nation’s space effort
1962-Sept. Private phone conversations between JFK +RFK and Miss. Gov.Ross Barnett concerning the barred enrollment of James Meredith in Ole Miss.
1962-Oct.22. Pres. Kennedy addresses the nation on the Cuban Missile Crisis
1962-Nov.7. “You Won’t Have Nixon to Kick Around Anymore” speech
1963-Jan.14. J.F.K's last State of the Union Address
1963-May 18. JFK’s Vanderbilt Convocation Address
1963-June 10. Pres.Kennedy’s American University Commencement Address
1963-June 11. Pres. Kennedy addresses the nation on Alabama Gov.Wallace’s refusal to allow entrance of black students to the University.
1963-July 26. Pres.Kennedy speaks about the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
1963-Aug.28. Rev. Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have A Dream” speech
1963-Sept.23. JFK addresses the U.N.s 18th General Assembly
1963-Sept.21. Interviews with Lee Harvey Oswald and his wife Marina
1963-Sept.26. Pres.Kennedy speaks at the Mormon Tabernacle,S.L.C.,Utah
1963-Nov. Private phone call between LBJ and J.Edgar Hoover. 0:21:00
1963-Nov.13. V.P.Agnew blasts the TV news coverage of the Viet Nam War
1963-Nov.22. 0:45:00 WFAA Dallas live coverage,beginning 1:45 PM, of the JFK assassination
1963-Nov.23. Pres.Kennedy assassinated yesterday! NBC's analysis and discussion of the tragedy the morning after.
1963-1970 - 0:45:00 A Montage of the WMCA “Good Guys”
1964-The G.O.P.Convention with speeches by "Ike", Bill Miller, Richard Nixon and Barry Goldwater.
1964-Election is drawing near and these political advertisements are all over television
1964 Democratic Convention. Lyndon Johnson accepts the Pres. Nomination
1964-Apr.8. Coverage of Gen. MacArthur being laid in state in the Capitol Rotunda
1964-June 10. WNEW’s Ted Brown program. 0:35:00
1964-Oct.27. Ronald Reagan’s address supporting Barry Goldwater
1964-Nov.27 Pres. Johnson's first address to the Joint Session of Congress after the JFK assassination (and) 1/8/64-LBJ's State of the Union Address
1965-WMCA’s B.Mitchel Reed and Joe O’Brien broadcasts
1965-Jan.20. The inauguration of President Lyndon Johnson
1965-Apr.7. LBJ’s “Peace Without Conquest” speech about Viet Nam
1966-1988. Kentucky Derby radio calls
1966-a 0:25:00 Scott Muni program
1966-“The Story of the F-105s in Viet Nam.” Newsreel audio.
1966-Feb.17. Gen Maxwell Taylor appears before a Senate Committee to answer question about out growing involvement in Viet Nam. 0:60:00
1966-June. Pres. Johnson’s private phone conversations #1
1966-June. Pres. Johnson’s private phone conversations #2
1967-Oct.26. 0:45:00 Sen.Eugene McCarthy speaks at Berkeley
1967-Nov.30. Sen.Eugene McCarthy announces his candidacy for President
1967-Dec.3. Herbert Schirmer of the Nebraska Police discusses his abduction by aliens manning a UFO
1968-Mar.18. RFK’s speech on Viet Nam and domestic dissidence
1968-Mar.31. LBJ’s speech about not seeking office in the upcoming Nov. election
1968-May 3. 0:42:00 of KLIK Radio Lai Khe,South Viet Nam. Home of the “Big Red One”
1968-June 8. Sen.Ted Kennedy euologizes his slain brother Bobby
1968-June 12. Eugene McCarthy will seek the delegates of slain Bobby Kennedy
1968 Republican Convention. Spiro Agnew accepts the V.P. nomination
1968 Republican Convention. Richard Nixon accepts the Pres. Nomination
1968 Democratic Convention. Hubert Humphrey accepts the Pres. Nomination
1968 Democratic Convention. Edmund Muskie accepts the V.P. nomination
1968-Aug.3. Three addresses by Sen. Eugene McCarthy
1968-TV audio. Bob Hope’s Christmas Show from Long Binh , South Viet Nam
1968-The year in review aired on American Forces Viet Nam. One hour1969-1972. Compilation of American Forces Thailand Network programs, part 2.
1969-July 20. Apollo 11. From liftoff to Neil Armstrong on the moon
1969-July 20. Neil Armstrong and "Buzz" Aldrin are set to and then become the first in history to walk on the moon. Over 1 hour of their & NASA's transmissions.
1969-Sept. WMCA DJ Frankie Crocker lives again!
1969-Oct.21. BIZZARE to say the least! WABC Deejay,Roby Yonge, is fired for intentionally and falsely announcing the death of Beatle Paul McCartney
1969-Oct.23. A one hour program from American Forces Viet Nam, Pleiku1969-The story of AFVN, broadcast over American Forces Viet Nam,Saigon
1969-Dec. 1. The Viet Nam draft officially begins. Birthdates are chosen randomly
1970s- The brilliance of the late Jean Shepherd, the Mark Twain of radio. Programs 1 and 2
1970-Apr.30. Pres.Nixon’s “Cambodian Incursion” speech
1970-June. A one hour broadcast from American Forces Viet Nam
1970-June 23. 0:75:00 American Forces Viet Nam, Nha Trang
1971-Apr.7. Pres.Nixon addresses the nation about our increased withdrawal from Vietnam followed by reactions to it by phone with Cabinet members.
1972-Mar.24. Pres. Nixon’s Press Conference
1972-June 6-July 1. Clandestine Nixon White House Tapes
1972-August. 0:40:00 of American Forces Viet Nam news and music from Saigon
1972 - 60 minutes of an actual broadcast from American Forces VietNam Radio,Saigon.
1972 Democratic Convention. George McGovern accepts the Pres. Nomination
1972 Democratic Convention. Tom Eagleton accepts the V.P. nomination
1972 Republican Convention. Pres. Nixon accepts the Pres. Nomination
1972 Republican Convention. V.P. Spiro Agnew accepts the V.P. nomination
1973-Jan.20. Richard Nixon’s 2nd Inaugural Address
1973-Jan.23. Pres.Nixon announces the end of the Viet Nam War
1973-Compilation of American Forces Thailand Network programs, part 1.
1973-Nov.20. So. California DJ Dick Whittinghill lives again!
1974 - Jan.20. Pres. Nixons's last State of the Union Address. The spectre of Watergate is mentioned by him and he will NOT walk away from his job.
1974-Aug.8. Richard Nixon resigns and Gerald Ford is sworn in the next day at noon.
1974-Aug.12. Ford’s 1st speech to Congress as President
1974-Sept.8. Pres. Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon
1974-Oct.17. Pres. Ford called to explain the Nixon pardon.
1974-Dec.19. Nelson Rockefeller officially becomes Pres. Ford’s Vice President
1975-Apr.23. Pres. Ford’s “A War That Is Finished” speech
1975- The End of the Tunnel. The fall of South Viet Nam.
1975-August. One hour of WNEW’s Gene Klavan
1975-Oct.29. ABC-TV’s Bill Beutel interviews, in the U.S.S.R., Joe Adamov of Radio Moscow and especially about his role as host of "Moscow Mailbag."
1976 Republican Convention. Pres.Gerald Ford accepts the Pres. Nomination
1976 Democratic Convention. Jimmy Carter accepts the Pres. Nomination
1977-Feb.2. Pres.Carter's first fireside chat(and)3/5/77,"Ask Pres. Carter."
1977-July 13. Radio reports of the NYC BIG BLACKOUT and subsequent rioting and looting
1977-Aug.16. Elvis died today. Here is the WABC tribute to the King of Rock & Roll
1978- "The Men Who Made the Movies" featuring Raoul Walsh
1978- Race War in Rhodesia. The fight against Ian Smith's government.
1978-Nov.18. Jim Jones exhorts his followers to commit suicide
1978-Dec.15. Pres. Carter announces normalization of diplomatic relations with Red China.
1978-Dec.19. CBS's analysis of new Sino-American relations.
1980 Republican Convention. Ronald Reagan accepts the Pres. Nomination
1980 Democratic Convention. Pres. Jimmy Carter accepts the Pres. Nomination
1980-July 21. The WMCA “Good Guys” reunion
1983-Apr.27. Pres. Reagan address a Joint Session of Congress about the situation in Central America.
1983-Oct.3. Ted Kennedy’s address at Liberty College
1984-Jan.25. Pres. Reagan's State of the Union address.
1984 Republican Convention. George H.W.Bush accepts the V.P. nomination
1984 Democratic Convention. Walter Mondale accepts the Pres. Nomination
1984 Democratic Convention. Geraldine Ferraro accepts the V.P. nomination
1985-Feb.6. Pres. Reagan's State of the Union Address(and on side 2)the 10/22/62 Pres.Kennedy addres to the nation on the Cuban Missile Crisis
1987-June 12. Pres. Reagan’s famous speech from Berlin---”Tear Down this Wall, Mr. Gorbachev.”
1987-Sept. Sen.Ted Kennedy “works over” Judge Bork at Senate Confirmation Hearing
1988 Democratic Convention. Lloyd Bentsen accepts the V.P. nomination
1988 Democratic Convention. Michael Dukakis accepts the Pres. Nomination
1988 Republican Convention. V.P. George HW Bush accepts the Pres. Nomination
1989-May 31. Speaker of the House Jim Wright’s resignation speech
1989-July 10. Pres. George HW Bush addresses Poland’s Parliament
1990-Aug.8. Pres. George H.W.Bush’s press conference on the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait
1991-Jan.16. TV audio. The beginning of Operation Desert Storm
1991-Jan.17. Israel is hit by Iraqi Scud missile attacks
1991-Feb.27-28. TV audio. The end of Operation Desert Storm
1991-Apr.16. Pres. George HW Bush’s press conference about the Iraqi Kurds
1992 Democratic Convention. Bill Clinton accepts the Pres. Nomination
1992 Democratic Convention. Al Gore accepts the V.P. nomination
1993-Mar.4. Jimmy Valvano’s courageous last speech
1994-June 17. The flight of O.J.Simpson sought by the LAPD for possible double homicide
1995-May 31. Steve Largent’s Football Hall of Fame induction speech
1997-Feb.28. LAPD tape. The North Hollywood Bank of America shootout
1999- 911 emergency calls to and responsed by the L.A.P.D.
1999-Jan.4. Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura’s Inaugural Address
1999-Apr.20. The Columbine High School 911 emergency calls. Jeffco Sheriff's Department. 70 mins.
2001-Sept.11. 0:55:00 Metro DC Radio Traffic During the Attack on the Pentagon
2001-Sept.12. NYC TV audio. 3 hours of the morning after the 9/11 acts of war against the U.S.A.
2001-Sept.14. Rev. Billy Graham’s Speech about 9/11 in Washington,D.C.
2001-Sept.20. Pres. G.W. Bush addresses both houses of Congress just 9 days after the major terrorist attack on the United States
2002-Jan.29. Pres. G.W.Bush's State of the Union address emphasizing what we have done thus far in our fight against terrorism.
2002-Sept.11. The one year memorial services of the attack on the Pentagon
2002-Sept.12. Pres.GW Bush addresses the U.N. regarding the U.S. action against Iraq if U.N.inspectors fail. Tape includes responses to the address.
2003-Jan.28. President G.W.Bush's State of the Union Address
2003-March 17. Pres. Bush's ultimatum, at the U.N., to Saddam Hussein (and) 3/19/03 Military operations begin in Iraq(and) 5/1/03 Aboard the USS Lincoln, Pres. Bush announces the end of military action in Iraq.
2003-Feb.5. Sec. of State Colin Powell addresses the UN ,proving the existence of Saddam's weapons of mass destruction and why war against Saddam is necessary.
2004 Republican Convention. Dick Cheney accepts the V.P. nomination
2004 Republican Convention. The speech by Rudy Giuliani
2004 Republican Convention. Dem. “Give ‘Em Hell, Zell Miller” backs G.W. Bush
2004 Republican Convention. Pres. G.W.Bush accepts the Pres. Nomination
2004-July 27. Michael Moore’s “Take Back America” speech in Cambridge
2004 Democratic Convention. The speech by Barack Obama
2004-Sept.30. From Miami, the Bush-Kerry 1st debate. Foreign policy & homeland security.
2004-Oct.5. From Cleveland, V.P.Dick Cheney debates Sen. John Edwards
2005-June 13. Michael Jackson WALKS!
2005-May 16. Tom Brokaw gives the Emory University Commencement Address
2005-Apr.30. Laura Bush’s “DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES” speech to the White House Press Corp
2005-All about “Good Night and Good Luck”
2006-Jan.31. Pres.Bush’s State of the Union Address
HISTORICAL WORLD WAR II TAPES are $13.95 each
Selection #1 of W.W.II audio cassettes. "THE LORDS OF TREASON." undoubtedly one of the rarest pieces of Axis sound propaganda still in existence. "Lord Haw Haw" & "Lord Hee Haw" broadcasting to England and North America in English from the Reichsender Hamburg in Nazi Germany. You'll hear the type of verbal infamy from these English and American traitorous rats that sent the former to the gallows and the latter to life imprisonment. Also included on this 90 minute cassette are Nazi English language war communiqués about their "successful" campaign in Russia as well as Japanese advances in the Pacific.
Selection #2. On one standard audio cassette. Six hours after German forces invaded Poland on 9/1/39, Hitler addresses the Reichstag to announce the "excuses" for opening armed hostilities. A MANIACAL harangue introduced by Hermann Goering with simultaneous English translation by Howard K. Smith. Bob Trout delivers bulletins concerning European reaction to the events.
Selection #3. On one cassette. Hitler enters Danzig on 9/19/39 to address the ecstatic throng of Volksdeutschen and Volksgenossen and introduced by the Nazi Gauleiter of that occupied city. English translation by Howard K.Smith. We hear the answer to Britain's and Frances's policy of appeasement under Chamberlain and Daladier. The west is stunned and paralyzed by early German military successes.
Selection # 4. Mussolini declares war on France and England,6/10/40 with Eng. language translations given. King George VI addresses England on 6/10/40. Chruchill addresses England on 6/22/41 as Germany invades the Soviet Union and analysis of that speech rendered by Edward R.Murrow and Elmer Davis. "Hitler has made the monumental mistake that will ultimately destroy him."
Selection # 5. CBS's "The World Today" in late 1941 regarding war clouds gathering over the Pacific. News of war in Europe and Africa. Pearl Harbor is attacked on Dec.7,1941. Our nation is shocked and dismayed but NOT DISCOURAGED! An in depth analysis of the treacherous attack and what our reaction will be as we are about to declare war on Imperial Japan.
Selection # 6. Part 1. (Fair to good audio) An interview in 1947 with the traitor "Tokyo Rose" and excerpts of her demoralizing broadcasts to our troops in the Pacific. Part 2:Elmer Davis's war new between 5/13/40-6/2/40 consisting of the surrender of Holland while France is nearing collapse.
Selection # 7. The rise and fall of Nazi Germany as refelcted in her martial music. Anthems, hymns etc. Also an excerpt from the Nuremberg Trials featuring the voices of the Nazi butchers who were soon to atone for their inhuman crimes. Singizer reports the news of 12/23/44(The Battle of the Bulge) and Vanderventer reports the news of 5/7/45(V.E.Day)
Selection # 8. Hollywood's Victory in Europe Program on 5/8/45 as stars of stage, screen and radio pay homage to the victorious allies. Charles Boyer, Pat O'Brien, Frank Sinatra and others. A STIRRING SALUTE!
Selection # 9. The STORY OF A DEMAGOGUE. Adolf Hitler and his brutal National Socialist Movement. An intriguing persepctive into a society gone mad. Contains much martial music as well as the voices of Hitler, Rudolf Hess, Hermann Goebbels, Otto Dietrich, Julius Streicher and Hans Frank. The Nazi era is exposed for the murder and mayhem it instigated and carried out.
Selection # 10. Elmer Davis and the war news from 9/15/39-9/21/39 followed by Elmer Davis from 10/2/39-10/7/39. Topics include Polish resistance against the Nazi onslaught. Warsaw falls and Hitler offers peace ON HIS TERMS.
Selection # 11. Elmer Davis's war news from 10/3/39-10/24/39. Elmer Davis's news from 10/29/39-11/15/39. Topics: Germany is receiving war supplies from a friendly non-combative Soviet Union. Controversy in America about OUR role as "neutral" observers to the approaching catastrophe in Europe. The "Phony War" settles in and Russia attacks Finland.
Selection # 12.Elmer Davis's war news from 11/30/39-12/20/39. Elmer Davis's news from 12/21/39-2/12/40. Details of the Russo-Finish War. An analysis of the brave Finnish resistance against insurmountable odds. Other world events from the period.
Selection # 13. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's State of the Union Address on 1/6/41. "Nazi and Japanese hegemony is spreading but we will keep out of it."F.D.R.'s "Fireside Chat" on 12/9/41. "We are now in it and we shall win no matter the sacrifice involved."
Selection # 14. Elmer Davis's war news from 7/16/40-9/2/40. Also his newscasts from 9/3/40-1/21/41. Topics: The Baltic States are annexed by the Soviet Union. Nazi's provoke anti-Semitic outrages in France. Air raids over London. England's new secret weapon called radar. The Romanian fascist Iron Guard Movement grows powerfully.
Selection # 15. Deleted due to incompleteness
Selection # 16. THE GREAT WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEAKS! The indomitable cigar smoking British leader who in defiance spat in the face of "Der Fuehrer." The man who not only saved England from defeat due to the great appeaser and inept Neville Chamberlain but Western civilization as well! Here are his speeches dated 5/9/40; 6/18/40; 7/14/40; 9/11/40 and 5/8/45. They will live as long as the English language itself.
Selection # 17.Part 1. Three of Edward R.Murrow's classic broadcasts. (a) during an air raid on London on 8/24/40 (b) during an air raid on Berlin in which he himself participated on 12/3/43 (c)liberation of the Buchenwald extermination camp on 4/15/45. Part 2 consists of Elmer Davis's war news of 6/3/40-7/15/40. Topics:The Germans take Dunkirk; France surrenders; America is becoming edgy.
Selection # 18.Part 1. Early D-Day reports,6/6/44, by H.V.Kaltenborn, Edward Murrow and John Harkness. A vivid picture of the beginning of warfare's greatest single invasion. Part 2: Elmer Davis's war news from 2/13/40-4/30/40. Topics: A possible Allied military move against Soviet Russia; England hunts for German ships in Norwegian waters; Germany invades Norway.
Selection # 19. On 2 cassettes: BULLETIN---F.D.R. Is dead, 4/12/45. OUR NATION IS STUNNED. On April 15th Hollywood pays tribute to our fallen leader with two hours of tributes given by top stars in the field of entertainment.
Selection # 20. Part 1. Sidney Mosley presents "Headlines of Tomorrow," 2/16/45. Also a tribute to Ernie Pyle,4/18/45, famous war correspondent killed by Japanese sniper fire on Ie Shima. Part 2. April 30,1945-HITLER IS DEAD! Many news reports about the event. Also Portland Oregon's KOIN presents the news on 5/7/45.
Selection # 21. Part 1. Walter Winchell,7/14/45. Singizer's news from 7/26/45. Howard K.Smith's on the scene reporting from bombed out Berlin in May,'45. Part 2. President Truman announces our dropping the Atom bomb on Hiroshima and Gabriel Heatter's news of the impending Japanese surrender.
Selection # 22. A CLASSIC! We hear the Cab Calloway Program of 8/14/45 and half way through it, in come the first bulletins announcing the Japanese surrender. Tension mounts as more bulletins are heard. It's TRUE-THEY HAVE GIVEN UP. THE WAR IS OVER AND THE NATION REJOICES!
Selection # 23. A change of pace. Lux Radio Theater presents the blockbuster hit "Buck Privates" that made Bud Abbott & Lou Costello not only household words but in short time the biggest moneymakers in all of Hollywood during the war years. They buoyed our spirits during the entire period of crises!
Selection # 24. Raymond Gram Swing's news of 3/4/38 regarding the Nazi persecution of Pastor Niemoeller and a sham trial held in the Soviet Union. We hear how in time, if left unchecked, Nazism will prove destructive to Christianity. Next the Duke of Windsor speaks to his nation from Verdun France, pleading for peace on 5/8/39. We then hear on 9/3/39, English Prime Minister Chamberlain declaring war on Germany. Finally the news by Kaltenborn on 10/20/39, a month and a half after the outbreak of war in Europe.
Selection #25. Raymond Gram Swing's complete review of year momentous year 1939-the one year which set the stage for the worst conflagration the world had ever seen.
Selection # 26. Elmer Davis's war news of May 30 and June 1-1940. The French surrender in the railway car in the forest of Compiegne-the same railway car in which the Germans surrendered in 1918; Hitler had his revenge! Also The World Today program of 4/4/41.
Selection # 27. Edward R.Murrow reports on 8/24/40:London After Dark. The blitz-incessant German bombing designed to break walls and England's resolve to see the war through. Also NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia speaks on 5/28/41. Additionally The World Today news program of 11/5/41
Selection #28. Bob Hope's 1945 "Command Performance" program. Loads of stars of stage and screen.
Selection #29. Details of the final Japanese surrender as the Allies celebrate.
Selection # 30. A complete review of year 1944.
Selection # 31. A complete review of year 1945
Selection #32. A complete CBS radio review of World War II