CBS News

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.


49565. CBS News. September 3, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout reports from New York: war was declared at 6:15 P. M. (New York time), Edward R. Murrow reports from London, Bill Henry reports from London. The broadcast took place shortly after Prime Minister Chamberlain's declaration of war against Germany. An attempted circuit from Paris fails to come up twice. Robert Trout again reports from New York. Ernest Pope reports from Berlin: all is calm, people are in church or "communing with nature" (laughter and a private conversation are heard over part of his report). "The Order Of The Iron Cross" has been brought back. Elmer Davis reports from New York: it is not yet generally known in Berlin that the country is at war. Hitler is back in Berlin, there has been no news of the liner "Bremen." The Italian efforts at mediation have obviously failed. This recording does not duplicate cat. #13955. Robert Trout, Edward R. Murrow, Bill Henry, Ernest Pope, Elmer Davis. 29:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

77150. CBS News. September 8, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The program is joined in progress. Albert Warner (Washington, D.C.): graphic descriptions of the sinking of the Athenia by a German submarine. The Germans deny it was their submarine. A summary of Roosevelt's executive orders. The president announces "a limited emergency." Elmer Davis (New York): Berlin reports that Warsaw has fallen. Albert Warner, Elmer Davis. 14:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68971. CBS News. December 7, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Sanka, George M. Wilson-Chatham Suits Co-op (local). 5:45 P. M. A news summary of the events of the day, up to the hour, William L. Shirer reports from New York. An attempt to receive a report from Hawaii fails, as does an attempt to hear from Manila. After station I. D. and a local spot announcement, the recording includes the start of "The Silver Theatre" following. See also cat. #6459. William L. Shirer, Harry Von Zell (announcer). 14:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68407. CBS News. December 7, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Edward R. Murrow reports from Washington, D.C. Major George Fielding Eliot analyzes the military developments. The attack has been under way for at least two weeks. The Japanese fear the U.S. fleet. The attack "was of a suicidal natue." This program may be part of the CBS News broadcast catalogued as cat. #68076. Edward R. Murrow, George Fielding Eliot. 5:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68076. CBS News. December 7, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. 6:30 P. M. (E. S. T.) Albert Warner reports from Washington D. C.: Japan is now attacking Guam. Congress is to be called into joint session. Japan has declared war on the United States. Robert Trout reports from London. This broadcast may be part of the program catalogued as #68407. Albert Warner, Robert Trout. 6:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

76305. CBS News. March 29, 1943. CBS net. Sustaining. The American Air Force bombed Berlin last night. "The city was turned into a vast picture of flame." A sea battle has taken place near Attu, Alaska. U. S. bombers have attacked Kiska and the Solomon Islands. The Russian front is bogged down in mud, only American "Jeeps" are able to move. . 6:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

80013. CBS News. August 22, 1944. CBS net. A summary of Allied adavnces in France. Sens has been captured. "Prisoners are pouring in." General Petain has been kidnapped by the Germans. . 3:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

97527. CBS News. August 12, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 11:00 A.m. The decision to surrender must come from the Japanese emporer. After 4 minutes, the recording switches to recorded music on WCAE (Pittsburgh), which features, "Remember Pearl Harbor." . 7:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

97530. CBS News. August 26, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. According to General MacArthur, the 24th Army Corps will soon land in North Korea. Preparation for Japanese surrender ceremonies are continuing. After 5 minutes, the recording switches to mWCAE, Pittsburgh for classical music. . 8:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

87086. CBS News. February 27, 1960. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sustaining. First story: President Eisenhower is visiting Bariloche, Argentina. Paul Niven (Washington, D. C.), Charles Von Fremd (Washington, D. C.). 4:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2229. CBS News. November 9, 1965. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. 8:00 P. M. Coverage on the night of the east coast blackout, starting two and a half hours previously. Local New York City reports and from other affected areas. Mike Wallace, Robert Pierpoint, Neil Strawser (?), George Redding (?), Ike Pappas, Reid Collins, Del Hill (WSNO, Barre, Vermont), Steve Rowan. 14:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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