Armistice Day Program

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.


92708. Armistice Day Program. November 11, 1936. NBC net. Sustaining. An elaborate program, celebrating NBC's tenth anniversary more than celebrating Armistice Day. The orchestra starts the program with a eight-minute medley of favorites. Dan Russell, aboard an American Airliner, reports while flying with members of The International Broadcasting Union. David Sarnoff calls the airplane in flight, from his NBC office. Maurice Rombert, the Swiss delegate to the IBU then chats with David Sarnoff while in flight. Guglielmo Marconi speaks from aboard his yacht "Electra," anchored off Genoa. Marconi speaks with Rombert aboard the plane, then Sarnoff adds the French Minister of Communication, flying in another airplane; making a 4-way conversation. Fred Bates introduces the Czechoslovakian Minister of Communications, who speaks to his countrymen (in Czech). Max Jordan introduces the president of Austrian Broadcasting, who speaks in German. The President of Danish Broadcasting speaks in Danish (Flemish?); the president of Italian Broadcasting speaks in Italian. An historic program! The NBC Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Litow (conductor), Dan Russell, David Sarnoff, Maurice Rombert (?), Guglielmo Marconi, Fred Bate, Max Jordan. 30:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1463. Armistice Day Program. November 11, 1939. Mutual net. Sustaining. Joint American-Canadian celebrations, originating in Bellingham Washington. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

57037. Armistice Day Program. November 11, 1945. Program #1. American Legion syndication, NBC Orthacoustic transcription. "Lease On Life". Sustaining. The story of those who have given us "a dream to live by." The stories of Flanders' Fields and more, as told by an American Soldier, "The Living Spirit Of America." The "real" story of Armistice Day! The program ends with the National Anthem. . 14:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

57035. Armistice Day Program. November 11, 1945. Program #2. American Legion syndication, NBC Orthacoustic transcription. Sustaining. On the 27th anniversary of the end of World War I, Secretary Of The Navy James Forrestal and Secretary Of War Robert P. Patterson speak. The program concludes with the National Anthem. James Forrestal, Robert Patterson. 13:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 4 programs.