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|Genre/Form:||Radio news programs
War radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Shortwave radio broadcasts
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Douglas Edwards; Laurence Edward Lesueur; James Fleming; William Mellors Henry; Joseph C Harsch; Gunnar Back; Don Pryor; Arthur B Church; KMBC (Radio station : Kansas City, Mo.); Marr Sound Archives.
|Notes:||Cataloged from audition.
Weeknight shortwave broadcast of world news sponsored by General Electric. CBS network origin.
Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc.
Provenance: Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection.
|Performer(s):||Various CBS news correspondents.|
|Reproduction Notes:||Playback copy. Kansas City, Mo. : Marr Sound Archives, 2002. 1 sound disc : digital, CD-R ; 4 3/4 in. (Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection ; KMBC-HV-TRAN-35B)|
|Event notes:||Recorded June 26, 6:45 p.m. EWT, and June 27, 1944, 6:45 p.m. EWT, from broadcast over station KMBC, Kansas City.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.|
|Contents:||The world today, 1944-06-26. Intro and updates (Douglas Edwards reporting from New York) ; Update on the final battle for Cherbourg (Larry Lesueur reporting from Normandy) ; News of the victories in Russia, including the fall of Viteps (James Fleming reporting from Moscow) ; Opening day developments of the Republican National Convention (Bill Henry reporting from Chicago) ; General Electric advertisement ; War bonds solicitation --
The meaning of the news (sponsored by B.F. Goodrich). Analysis (Joseph C. Harsch) ; B.F. Goodrich advertisement (Gunnar Back) --
The world today, 1944-06-26. Intro and updates (Douglas Edwards reporting from New York) ; Update on the final battle for Cherbourg (Larry Lesueur reporting from Cherbourg, France) ; News from the Republican Convention (Bill Henry reporting from Chicago) ; Summary of events in the U.S., including a souring of Latin-American relations, French-American visits, signing of the price control act, and a promise of cooperation from Chiang Kai-shek (Don Pryor reporting from Washington, D.C.) ; General Electric advertisement ; War bonds solicitation --
The meaning of the news (sponsored by B.F. Goodrich). Analysis (Joseph C. Harsch) ; B.F. Goodrich advertisement (Gunnar Back).
|Series Title:||Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection.|
|Other Titles:||World today.
World today (Radio program)