America First Committee

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


86590. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication. Boake Carter speaks against, "The White Committee." He says, "Our State Department has been the virtual errand boy of the British Foreign Office." "It is madness for Sumner Welles to babble, 'We are ready,' when all we have is a pop-gun, and we've already given away the pop!" Well spoken! Boake Carter. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86132. America First Committee. February 1941. America First syndication. "American Citizens From Around The Country Voice Their Opinions". A program of public opinion in the matter of "Peace or War." One of the "citizens" sounds just like Ken Christy. The date is approximate. Ken Christy (?). 13:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

86131. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication. "Will We Enter The War Through The Back Door?". "We have no right to interfere with the Japanese in the Dutch East Indies." On the subject of opening the Burma Road, Mr. Castle asks, "What business is it of ours?" "The best elements in Japan want friendship with America more than anything else." "If the Japanese wanted to invade the United States, she would have to cross an ocean larger than the Atlantic." "War with Japan is not inevitable or even likely." tHE DATE IS APPROXIMATE. William Castle (former Secretary of State). 14:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

86055. America First Committee. February 1941. America First syndication. Senator David Walsh (Massachusetts) speaks. David Walsh. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85652. America First Committee. February 1941. America First syndication. Sponsored by: Lifebuoy Soap. Senator Arthur Kapper (Kansas) says, "Mr. Hitler will wait a long time to attack the United States." "It would be a big mistake to go to war to defend the British Islaes." "We must have national unity." The first 11:46 of the program only. Arthur Kapper. 11:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

44347. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. Three four-minute speeches against H. R. 1776 ("The Lease-Lend Bill") by Former Governor (Kansas) Alfred M. Landon, Senator Robert Taft (Ohio), and Senator Brooks (Illinois). The date is approximate. Alf Landon, Robert Taft, Charles Brooks. 13:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44346. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. Prepared and recorded by B.B.D. and O., Chicago. An address by Representative James E. Van Zandt (Pennsylvania), from the Mt. Alto Veterans Hospital, Washington D.C. "Let us think of America first." An appeal for political action and funds. Wounded veterans of the first world war are interviewed. James E. Van Zandt. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44345. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. Former Governor of Kansas, Alfred M. Landon, speaking from Washington against H.R. 1776 ("The Lease-Lend Bill"). The date is approximate. Alf Landon. 14:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44344. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. An address by Senator Robert Taft (Ohio). "The last election was a mandate to keep the country out of war. He's against HR 1776 ("The Lease-Lend Bill"). Date is approximate. Robert Taft. 12:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44343. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. The broadcast originates from Washington, D.C. An address by Senator Burton K. Wheeler (Montana). He says, "On January, 1941, the War Department ordered 4 1/2 million identification tags and asked for bids on 1 1/2 million caskets...for your sons and mine." A speech against HR 1776 ("The Lease-Lend Bill"). The date is approximate. Burton K. Wheeler. 13:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44342. America First Committee. February 1941. America First Committee syndication, Western Electric transcription. An address by "Senator McNider," introduced as Colonel Hanford McNider, past National Commander of the American Legion, former Assistant Secretary of War, Minister to Canada. He speaks against HR 1776 ("The Lease-Lend Bill"), he calls it "a war bill.' "Is 1917 repeating itself?" The broadcast originates from Washington D.C. The date is approximate. Hanford McNider. 14 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85945. America First Committee. September 1941. America First Committee syndication. Senator Edwin Johnson (Colorado) says, "War is not inevitable." "Japan is calling our bluff." "Up with the spirit of confidence, backed with dry gunpowder. "The invasion of America would be as fantastic as an invasion from Mars." "Our house is not on fire." "Look before you leap." "We cannot police the world." Edwin Johnson. 14:43. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 12 programs.