Archive for the ‘News’ category

CBS World News Today from July 29, 1945 and  a statement by President Truman. Bulletin on the bombing of Hirashima from August 6, 1945 and an account of the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Click here to add to Itunes.

Episode 252: VE Day

July 28th, 2014

VE News reports from NBC News featuring  HV Kaltenborn, President Truman, Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Original Air Date: May 7 and 8 ,1945 Click here to add to Itunes.

Don Fisher reports from Warm Springs, Georgia where President Roosevelt died. Original Air Date: April 12, 1945 Edward R. Murrow reports what he saw on the liberation of Buchenwald. Original Air Date: April 15, 1945 Click here to add to Itunes.

An enemy agent builds a chain of death based on loose talk from Americans about ship movements.  From Cavalcade of America.  Original Air Date: June 7, 1943 Click here to add to Itunes.

Episode 155: War Bond Drive

April 22nd, 2014

Summerfield is trying to sell enough war bonds to build a battleship, but Gildy doesn’t want to help due to a disagreement with the chairman. Original Air Date: September 12, 1943 Click here to add to Itunes.

Episode 020: Pearl Harbor

December 7th, 2013

News reports from December 7, 1941 on Pearl Harbor as well as President Roosevelt’s address to Congress. The March of Time from December 11, 1941 re-enacts the great events of Pearl Harbor and the days following. The program concludes with an episode of the Screen Guild Theatre, Between Americans from December 7, 1941.

CBS Newscast from the day before Pearl Harbor. Original Air Date: December 6, 1941