CBS D-Day Coverage

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.


18498. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout news, George Hicks from London (the famous actuality recording from the invasion fleet, describing the shore bombardment before the landing), Robert Trout, Quentin Reynolds commentary on the relations between the American and British troops, Charles Shaw reports from London. See also cat. #6463 and #18348 (SHAEF pool feed), cat. #18499 (NBC net coverage), cat. #79987 (Mutual net coverage). Robert Trout, George Hicks, Quentin Reynolds (commentator), Charles Shaw. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18495. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Ned Calmer news, analysis by Quincy Howe. 11:00 P.M. Ned Calmer, Quincy Howe (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18489. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. NBC net. Speech by President Roosevelt, Edward R. Murrow from London (good shortwave audio), Robert Trout, Quentin Reynolds discusses General Montgomery, William L. Shirer discusses German propaganda and the German leaders, Major George Fielding Elliot discusses German defenses. 10:00 P.M. See also cat. #9041, #18490, #18518. Franklin Roosevelt, Edward R. Murrow, Robert Trout, Quentin Reynolds, William L. Shirer, George Fielding Eliot. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18483. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Sustaining, Johns Manville. John Daly news, commentary by Quentin Reynolds, analysis by Major George Fielding Elliot, Charles Shaw reporting from London, John Pryor from Washington, Bill Henry with "Johns Manville News." 8:30 P.M. John Daly, Quentin Reynolds (commentator), George Fielding Eliot (analysis), Charles Shaw, John Pryor, Bill Henry. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18475. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. John Daly news, commentary by Quentin Reynolds, analysis by Major George Fielding Elliot. 7:00 P.M. John Daly, Quentin Reynolds, George Fielding Eliot. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18470. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Band-Aids. Quincy Howe summary of the invasion news to the minute + SHAEF communiques #2, 3, 4, Edwin C. Hill with the Human Side of the News. Bulletins from SHAEF. 6:00 P.M. Quincy Howe, Edwin C. Hill. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18468. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. News summary. 5:30 P.M. . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18465. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. John Daly news, analysis by William L. Shirer, analysis by Quincy Howe. 5:00 P.M. John Daly, William L. Shirer (analysis), Quincy Howe (analysis). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18463. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Transcribed military music, The Raymond Scott Show (final few minutes only). 4:30 P.M. Raymond Scott. 19 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

18461. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Fifteen minutes of transcribed music, report from London (poor condition), Joseph C. Harsch news (poor condition), Bill Costello news (fair condition gradually improving to excellent). 4:00 P.M. Joseph C. Harsch, Bill Costello. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

18460. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Merrill Mueller reporting from Eisenhower's headquarters in England, Bill Henry in Washington interviews Congressmen Moss, McCormick, Rogers, Voorhees, Mundt, Herbert, Gore. John Daly interviews a resident of Caen. BBC reporter Howard Marshall reports from London with an eyewitness account of the beach-head. 3:30 P.M. Albert A. Gore, Bill Henry, Karl Mundt, Hebert, Howard Marshall, John Daly, McCormick, Merrill Mueller (reporter), Moss, Rogers, Donald Voorhees. 31 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18458. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. King George VI speaks from London, Alan Jackson news. 3:00 P.M. King George VI, Alan Jackson. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18456. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Transcribed military music (15 minutes), attempt to contact Merrill Mueller, late news, transcribed military music. 2:30 P.M. Merrill Mueller. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18454. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Transcribed military music, Quincy Howe news, analysis by William L. Shirer, Quincy Howe news. 2:00 P.M. Quincy Howe, William L. Shirer (analysis). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18452. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Transcribed military music, Albert Leach with news from Washington, transcribed military music. 1:45 P.M. Albert Leach. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18448. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Quincy Howe analysis continued. John Daly reads the news. 1:00 to 1:30 P.M. Quincy Howe (analysis), Tony Marvin (announcer), John Daly. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18446. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Bulletin from London, Edward R. Murrow with late news, Douglas Edwards news, analysis by Quincy Howe. 12:45 P.M. Edward R. Murrow, Douglas Edwards, Quincy Howe (analysis). 16 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18428. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout, Joe McCaffrey in Washington, Bill Henry in Washington, Major George Fielding Elliot, analysis by Quentin Reynolds, analysis by Ned Calmer, Alan Jackson, Robert Trout, end of CBS continuous coverage. 9:30 to 10:00 A.M. Alan Jackson, Bill Henry, George Fielding Eliot (m. c., military columnist for The New York Herald Tribune, Prsident of The Committee For National Morale), Joe McCaffrey, Ned Calmer, Quentin Reynolds, Robert Trout, Robert Trout. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18426. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Douglas Edwards News, Robert Trout, Charles Shaw in London plays a recording that Charles Collingwood made aboard an LST in the invasion fleet. Interviews with the soldiers, Robert Trout, Paul White in a two way conversation with Charles Shaw in London. 9:00 to 9:30 A.M. see cat. #80022 for Mutual net coverage. Douglas Edwards, Robert Trout, Charles Shaw, Charles Collingwood, Paul White. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18424. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Ed Murrow from London (transmission failure), Alan Jackson with press reaction to the invasion, Stanley Richardson from London with an eyewitness account of the invasion fleet, Merrill Mueller reports from SHAEF HQ on Eisenhower's last hours before the invasion (an excellent report!), analysis by Quentin Reynolds, Robert Trout. 8:30 to 9:00 A.M. Edward R. Murrow, Alan Jackson, Stanley Richardson, Merrill Mueller, Quentin Reynolds (analysis), Robert Trout. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18422. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Quentin Reynolds' report is concluded, Alan Jackson News, Richard C. Hottelet from London, Stanley Richardson (?) with an eyewitness account of the invasion from the Channel boats. Robert Trout News, Major George Fielding Elliot, Edward R. Murrow from London (transmission failure), Robert Trout. 7:55 to 8:30 A.M. Quentin Reynolds, Alan Jackson, Richard C. Hottelet, Stanley Richardson (?), Robert Trout, George Fielding Eliot, Edward R. Murrow. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18420. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Joe King's report is concluded, Robert Trout, Major George Fielding Elliot, Robert Trout, system cue + station I. D., analysis by Ned Calmer, analysis by Quentin Reynolds. 7:23 to 7:55 A.M. Joe King, Robert Trout, George Fielding Eliot, Ned Calmer, Quentin Reynolds (analysis). 32 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18418. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout, Don Pryor in Washington introduces French Colonel Morrison who describes the area of the invasion landings, analysis by Major George Fielding Elliot, Robert Trout, Joe McCaffery reports from the Pentagon, Robert Trout, Joe King re-reads Richard C. Hottelet's report. 6:52 to 7:23 A.M. Don Pryor (Pittsburgh), George Fielding Eliot (m. c., military columnist for The New York Herald Tribune, Prsident of The Committee For National Morale), Joe King (announcer), Joe McCaffrey, Robert Trout. 31 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18416. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout, Charles Shaw reports from London with man-in-the-street reaction to the invasion, Robert Trout, system cue, station I. D., Ned Calmer, Robert Trout summarizes Churchill's address to Commons. 6:22 to 6:52 A.M. Robert Trout, Charles Shaw, Ned Calmer. 31 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18414. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout, George Fielding Elliot, BBC News Summary, Robert Trout, George Fielding Elliot. 5:52 to 6:22 A.M. George Fielding Eliot (New York), Robert Trout. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18412. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. David Anderson's report is concluded, Robert Trout, Arthur Mann reports from London, Robert Trout, System cue + station I.D., Paul White: two-way conversation with Ed Murrow in London, Robert Trout and Quentin Reynolds, Bill Henry is heard from Washington, Joe McCaffrey from the Pentagon, Robert Trout and Major George Fielding Elliot. 5:20 to 5:52 A.M. Arthur Mann, Bill Henry, David Anderson, Edward R. Murrow (narrator), George Fielding Eliot (m. c., military columnist for The New York Herald Tribune, Prsident of The Committee For National Morale), Joe McCaffrey, Paul White (supervisor), Quentin Reynolds, Robert Trout. 33 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18410. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Quentin Reynolds' report is concluded, Robert Trout, James Willard from SHAEF HQ in London describes the invasion fleet from the air (see cat. #14340), analysis by George Fielding Elliot, Robert Trout, Richard C. Hottelet from London describes the invasion from a plane over the beaches, Robert Trout, David Anderson reporting from London that "Hitler has been caught with his pants down," description of the air invasion. 4:45 to 5:20 A.M. David Anderson, George Fielding Eliot (New York), James Willard, Quentin Reynolds, Richard C. Hottelet, Robert Trout. 34 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18408. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. SHAEF broadcast concluded, Robert Trout, station I.D., Wright Bryan reports from London, an eyewitness account of the first parachute drop (dramatic, excellent radio, see catalog #14342), Robert Trout and George Fielding Elliot, commentary by Quentin Reynolds, John W. Vandercook reports from London, Quentin Reynolds. 4:13 to 4:35 A.M. George Fielding Eliot (New York), John W. Vandercook, Quentin Reynolds, Robert Trout, Wright Bryan. 33 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18406. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. George Fielding Elliot's report is concluded, Herbert Clark reports from the invasion fleet off the coast of England, Robert Trout news, General Eisenhower from SHAEF HQ, London, King Haakon VII (Norway) speaks in Norwegian (followed by an English translation), Premier Gerbandy of the Netherlands (translation), Premier Pierlot of Belgium (translation). 3:42 to 4:13 A.M. Dwight Eisenhower, George Fielding Eliot (m.c., military columnist for The New York Herald Tribune, Prsident of The Committee For National Morale), Herbert M. Clark (Buenos Aires), King Haakon VII (Norway), Premier Gerbandy (of the Netherlands), Premier Pierlot (of Belgium), Robert Trout. 32 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18404. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout continues his tour of the CBS newsroom teletypes, George Fielding Elliot, Jesse Zousmer, Ned Calmer fills in briefly, Communique #1 from Supreme HQ-AEF is read from London. First Allied news of the invasion, George Fielding Elliot, Edward R. Murrow in London reads Eisenhower's Order of the Day (upcut as transmitted, see cat. #14338), George Fielding Elliot comments. 3:10 to 3:42 A.M. Edward R. Murrow (narrator), George Fielding Eliot (New York), Jesse Zousmer, Ned Calmer, Robert Trout. 32 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18402. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Coverage begins one and a half hours after the first German announcement of the invasion. No allied announcement had yet been made. George Fielding Elliot is heard with an analysis. Robert Trout takes a microphone into the CBS newsroom and reads bulletins as they come over the teletypes. 2:00 to 3:10 A.M. Several short recordings constitute the complete net feed during the time period. George Fielding Eliot (New York), Robert Trout. 27 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

18591. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. John Daly News, Bill Henry in Washington interviews a Dutch sailor experienced in mine sweeping. Quincy Howe analyzes the invasion's political implications. The conclusion of CBS D-Day coverage. 4:30 P.M. John Daly, Bill Henry, Quincy Howe. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18575. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. News, John Daly reads a dispatch describing the beach-head landing, William L. Shirer discusses German propaganda and describes the area of combat. Joe McCafferty reports from the Pentagon. 2:30 P.M. Joe McCaffrey, John Daly, William L. Shirer, Harry Marble (announcer). 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18549. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. CBS news, BBC Radio Newsreel (different from cat. #14349). 11:00 A.M. "Amanda Of Honeymoon Hill" will not be heard today. Eye-witness accounts of the invasion. General Overseas Edition #143. Alwan Adell (? BBC presenter). 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18534. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Harry Marble news, Richard C. Hottelet from London. 9:00 A.M. Harry Marble, Richard C. Hottelet. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18530. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Alan Jackson, William J. Dunn reporting from Australia, Merrill Mueller from London, George Wheeler reporting from the invasion fleet command ship, Douglas Edwards news. 8:00 to 8:07 A.M., 8:28 to 8:40 A.M. Alan Jackson, Douglas Edwards, George Wheeler, Merrill Mueller (reporter), William J. Dunn (New York). 19 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

18525. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Alan Jackson 7 A.M. news, Erwin Darlington news, Richard C. Hottelet from London, Alan Jackson, Winston Burdett from Rome, Richard C. Hottelet from London, Tris Coffin from Washington. 7:00 to 7:05 A.M., 7:28 to 7:29 A.M., 7:45 to 8:00 A.M. Alan Jackson, Alan Jackson, Erwin Darlington, Richard C. Hottelet, Tris Coffin, Winston Burdett (Algiers). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18520. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Douglas Edwards news, Stanley Richardson reporting from London, 6 A.M. news with Alan Jackson. Complete net feeds, which were not continuous. 5:00 to 5:15 A.M., 5:30 to 6:38 A.M. Douglas Edwards, Stanley Richardson, Alan Jackson. 26 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

18509. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. BBC newscast (8 A.M. local time), Robert Trout. 2:00 A.M. Robert Trout. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18504. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout news, commentary by Quentin Reynolds, Robert Trout, a Howard Whitman dispatch is read by Robert Trout (feature material). 1:00 A.M. Robert Trout, Quentin Reynolds (commentator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18500. CBS D-Day Coverage. June 7, 1944. NBC net. Sustaining. Charles Shaw's report from London is concluded, Robert Trout, Joseph C. Harsch in Washington compares attitudes in Washington and Berlin, Ned Calmer, Robert Trout, William L. Shirer discusses the German generals, Major George Fielding Elliot analyzes German defenses. 12:00 midnight Charles Shaw, Robert Trout, Joseph C. Harsch, Ned Calmer, William L. Shirer, George Fielding Eliot. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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