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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fredric March; Florence Eldridge; Charles Collingwood; Hershy Kay
|Notes:||Vocal works sung in English.
Descriptive notes by Virgil Thomson on container.
|Performer(s):||Frederic March, Florence Eldridge, narrators ; connective passages read by Charles Collingwood ; original music composed and conducted by Hershy Kay ; various performers in the musical selections.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.|
|Contents:||From a recording of a speech by General John J. Pershing made in France during the war (1918) --
From Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms --
Woodrow Wilson's remarks before his trip to the Paris Peace Conference (1918) --
Woodrow Wilson speaks of the next war (1919) --
Henry Cabot Lodge's speech on the League of Nations (August 12, 1919) --
A Republican senator comments on Warren G. Harding, the presidential nominee (1920) --
From a recording of a speech by Warren G. Harding on Americanism (1920) --
Calvin Coolidge describes his succession to the presidency (1923) --
From a recording of Calvin Coolidge welcoming Charles A. Lindbergh to Washington after his solo flight from New York to Paris with Lindbergh's reply (June 4, 1927) --
Bartolomeo Vanzetti's statement to a reporter for the New York World (April 1927) --
A sonnet in memory of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti by Edna St. Vincent Millay --
From a recording of Will Roger's remarks on the radio about what this country needs (1923) --
Sinclair Lewis describes the small town in Main Street (1920) --
Herbert Hoover's speech accepting the Republican nomination for President (1928) --
A description of the stock market crash (October 24, 1929) by historian Frederick Lewis Allen --
An Iowa country lawyer depicts the plight of the farmers during the Depression --
A newspaper reporter describes the Bonus Army in Washington (1932) --
Will Rogers explains the election to Herbert Hoover (1932) --
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's speech on the "forgotten man" (April 1932) --
Over there ; Mademoiselle from Armentieres --
'S wonderful ; I got rhythm --
Always ; All alone --
Charleston ; Black bottom ; La cumparsita --
Make believe ; Why do I love you? --
Brother, can you spare a dime? --
Ballet mecanique --
Piano trio --
|Series Title:||Life history of the United States., Supplement ;, Record 10.|
|Other Titles:||War, boom or bust.
Mademoiselle from Armentieres.
I got rhythm.
Why do I love you?
Brother, can you spare a dime?