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Comb through the archives to find relics from our past.

Comb through the archives to find relics from our past.
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Raleigh, NC

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Comb through the archives to find relics from our past.

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English


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A date that will live in infamy

12/7/2015
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Today marks the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a date the will live in infamy. I give to you today the speech that FDR gave the day after the attack which announced america would be fighting in World War II. This recording is from 1941. Enjoy.

Duration:00:07:53

What Jackie Robinson Believes

11/17/2015
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On today's episode I have a recording from Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson pioneered integration in American professional athletics by becoming the first black player in Major League Baseball. In 1952 he recorded an essay for Edward R. Murrow's radio series This I Believe. In this essay, Robinson discusses his fight against prejudice. I give to you that recording in its entirety. Once again, this recording is from 1952. Enjoy.

Duration:00:04:10

Murrow vs McCarthy

11/12/2015
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The 1950's was a time of absolute hysteria. Hysteria that communists were secretly living amongst Americans. The main person behind this was Senator Joseph McCarthy. Edward R Murrow and his news team fought deeply against many of McCarthy wrongful claims of communists. And on March 9th, 1954, Murrow and his news team produced a half hour special titled "A Report on Senator Joseph McCarthy". I have both an excerpt from that recording and a response from Joseph McCarthy. Once again, these...

Duration:00:05:10

Groucho Marx being himself

7/15/2015
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A recording from An Evening with Groucho. This a recording from 1972 at New York City's Carnegie Hall of the last one-man show by Groucho Marx. Enjoy.

Duration:00:04:54