Series: 1939 Radio News
Genre: News
Episodes: 91

BBC - Gas Mask Drill
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.03.08
Play Episode - Length: 0:21
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PTT - Reportage De Lintronisation Du Pape PIE XII
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.03.12
Play Episode - Length: 0:36
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BBC - Chamberlain After Czech Invasion
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.03.15
Play Episode - Length: 0:31
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Marian Anderson Concert
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.04.09
Play Episode - Length: 29:21
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Former British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin Speaks In New York
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.04.26
Play Episode - Length: 1:49
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WCCO - Anoka Tornado
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.06.18
Play Episode - Length: 0:49
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Herbert Hoover Urges US Neutrality In European Conflicts
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.07.06
Play Episode - Length: 3:09
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Rep. Martin Dies On Nazis Bolshevism - Soviet Fascism
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.23
Play Episode - Length: 0:15
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BBC - Czech Ambassador In London On Poland Situation
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.27
Play Episode - Length: 1:46
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BBC - News
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.27
Play Episode - Length: 16:17
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CBS - H. V. Kaltenborn Reports On The Eve Of War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.27
Play Episode - Length: 5:03
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CBS - European News
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.28
Play Episode - Length: 14:50
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CBS - London Before War - Murrow
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.28
Play Episode - Length: 4:01
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MBS - Sigrid Schultz In Berlin
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.28
Play Episode - Length: 7:25
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BBC - Alvar Liddell Reports On German 16 Point Plan
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.31
Play Episode - Length: 0:31
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BBC - Polish Question 16 Points
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.31
Play Episode - Length: 4:39
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FDR Speech - There Can Be No Peace
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.08.xx
Play Episode - Length: 1:28
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BBC - Alvar Liddell Reports - The Invasion Of Poland
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:46
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BBC - Alvar Liddell Reports On Evacuation Of Children
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:41
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BBC - Evacuation Of London
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 1:13
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BBC - Evacuees Depart From Waterloo Station - Seymour Joly De Lotbinire
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 16:36
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BBC - Ignace Paderewski On The War Looming Before Poland
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:41
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BBC - Invasion Of Poland - Lionel Marson
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 14:31
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BBC - S. J. De Lotbinire Reports - Train Now Leaving
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:15
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BBC - S. J. De Lotbinire Reports Further On Evacuation
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:45
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CBS - Adolf Hitler Announces War With Poland
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 3:37
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FDR Speaks On US Neutrality
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 1:07
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Herbert Hoover Speaks At The Onset Of The War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 0:39
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Polish Ambassador To US On War With Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 1:05
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PPR - Radio Warsaw Reports On German Invasion
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.01
Play Episode - Length: 2:37
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BBC - News
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.02
Play Episode - Length: 52:23
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Chamberlain Declares War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.02
Play Episode - Length: 3:31
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BBC - Britain Declares War On Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 3:31
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BBC - King George VI Addresses The Nation
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 5:45
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BBC - King George VI Addresses The Nation - Excerpts 1
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 1:55
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BBC - King George VI Addresses The Nation - Excerpts 2
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 1:06
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BBC - Places Of Entertainment To Be Closed
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 1:09
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BBC - PM Chamberlain - Declaration Of War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 0:44
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BBC - Prime Minister Chamberlain Declares War On Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 2:54
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BBC - Reports Defense Order Closing Places Of Entertainment
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 0:36
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BBC 1000 - Outbreak Of War With Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 1:51
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BBC 1115 - Britain Declares War On Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 12:37
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CBC - Canada Declares War On Germany
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 7:19
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CBS - AP Bulletin On Peace Efforts
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 0:42
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FDR Speaks About The War Beginning In Europe
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 1:49
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NBC - Hitler Invasion Of Poland - Dorothy Thompson
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.03
Play Episode - Length: 13:48
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BBC - News
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.04
Play Episode - Length: 49:48
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CBS - Edward R. Murrow - British Class System
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.04
Play Episode - Length: 3:04
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BBC - Survivors Recall The Sinking Of The SS Athenia
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.06
Play Episode - Length: 4:48
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CBS - William L Shirer - News From Berlin
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.07
Play Episode - Length: 3:03
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CBS - William L. Shirer In Berlin
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.07
Play Episode - Length: 3:00
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BBC - Evacuee Message To Parents
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.10
Play Episode - Length: 0:35
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BBC - We Have Been Evacuated
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.10
Play Episode - Length: 15:10
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NBC - Reports On Adolph Hitler's Danzig Address
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.20
Play Episode - Length: 1:24
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CBS - French Premier Daladier's Message To France
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.21
Play Episode - Length: 16:03
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FDR Addresses Extraordinary Session Of Congress
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.21
Play Episode - Length: 35:00
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CBS - Adolf Hitler On Poland - H. V. Kaltenborn Commentary
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.22
Play Episode - Length: 1:50
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CBS - H. V. Kaltenborn Commentary
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.09.22
Play Episode - Length: 14:59
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BBC - Winston Churchill - The First Month Of The War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.01
Play Episode - Length: 4:41
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CBS - Elmer Davis With The News
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.07
Play Episode - Length: 4:40
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BBC - Children's Hour Broadcast By Princess Elizabeth Aged 14
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.13
Play Episode - Length: 0:38
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BBC - Richard Dimbleby By A French Road
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.15
Play Episode - Length: 1:08
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Elsie And Doris Waters - Gert Daisy - The Blackout
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.16
Play Episode - Length: 3:45
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - City Of Flint Still Missing
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.24
Play Episode - Length: 4:23
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NBC - Story Behind The Headlines - The Outbreak Of The European War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.27
Play Episode - Length: 14:04
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports On Neutrality Bill
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.30
Play Episode - Length: 4:37
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports On Molotov's Speech
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.10.31
Play Episode - Length: 4:34
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BBC - HM Queen Elizabeth Calls On Women
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.11
Play Episode - Length: 8:23
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BBC - Queen Elizabeth - Fortitude Of Women
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.11
Play Episode - Length: 0:47
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BBC - Winston Churchill - Ten Weeks Of War
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.12
Play Episode - Length: 9:26
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CBS - Edward R. Murrow Underground - Air Raid
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.27
Play Episode - Length: 2:13
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BBC - War Comes To London - Voluntary Hospitals
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.29
Play Episode - Length: 8:16
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CBS - Elmer Davis And George Fielding Elliot
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.30
Play Episode - Length: 14:11
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - Russian Air Raids On Helsinki
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.30
Play Episode - Length: 4:41
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BBC - Our War Aims Now And After - Viscount Halifax
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.xx
Play Episode - Length: 17:21
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God Bless You Mr. Chamberlain
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.11.xx
Play Episode - Length: 2:52
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - The Defense Of Finland Continues
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.01
Play Episode - Length: 4:33
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - Germany Accuses Sweden
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.02
Play Episode - Length: 4:42
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RSH - Lord Haw Haw - NY Times Reports Cruiser Exeter Damaged
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.13
Play Episode - Length: 0:34
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From Montevideo Uruguay - The End Of Graf Spee
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.17
Play Episode - Length: 0:22
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News Bulletin On Graff Spee
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.17
Play Episode - Length: 0:14
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BBC - Churchill - Sinking Of Graff Spee
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.18
Play Episode - Length: 0:44
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BBC - Winston Churchill - The Sinking Of The Graf Spee
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.18
Play Episode - Length: 5:01
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports On Russo-Finnish Front
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.18
Play Episode - Length: 4:41
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - German Liner Columbus Scuttled
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.19
Play Episode - Length: 4:41
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CBS - Elmer Davis Reports - Swedish Volunteer Units For Finland
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.20
Play Episode - Length: 4:46
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Siegfried Line
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.31
Play Episode - Length: 2:47
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Siegfried Line - Nazi Parody
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.31
Play Episode - Length: 3:19
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BBC - Tommy Handley - Very Little Nazi
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.12.xx
Play Episode - Length: 1:06
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Lord Haw Haw - Sign-Off
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.xx.xx
Play Episode - Length: 0:38
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RSH - Lord Haw Haw - Germany Calling - Sign-On
Original Broadcast Date: 1939.xx.xx
Play Episode - Length: 0:16
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