Clare Boothe Luce

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.


107776. Clare Boothe Luce. September 25, 1944. Mutual net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. An address to "The Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women" on behalf of the the Dewey-Bricker ticket. The broadcast originates from the Philadelphia Academy of Music. "On November 8th, there will be nothing for Mr. (Sidney) Hillman to clear but his throat." At times, adjacent station interference allows Bing Crosby to be heard in the background. There is a conference being held at Dumbarton Oaks that will change the world. The details are being kept secret by the administration. She accuses the Roosevelt administration of, "A fondness for secrecy in the handling of our international policy." The first 21:29 only. Clare Boothe Luce. 21:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107784. Clare Boothe Luce. October 13, 1944. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. 10:00 P.M. A campaign address on behalf of the Dewey-Bricker ticket. The broadcast originates from Orchestra Hall, Chicago. "Did Mr. Roosevelt's fundamental foreign policy succeed of fail?" President Roosevelt did not warn, as he claimed, about an attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor. "Being prepared for war is the ultimate test of statesmanship." Ms. Luce says nothing positive about either Dewey or Bricker; she speaks only about Mr. Roosevelt's many failings. The first 20:48 only. Clare Boothe Luce. 20:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

102106. Clare Boothe Luce. October 16, 1944. WCAE Pittsburgh, possibly also the Blue net. The broadcast originates from the Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh. She is introduced by Governor Edwin Martin (Pennsylvania). Ms. Luce describes the C.I.O. politcial Action Committee as, "this new-laid egg out of the Hillman hen." The first 20:52 only. Clare Boothe Luce, Edwin Martin. 20:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

82008. Clare Boothe Luce. October 26, 1952. NBC net. 6:00 P.M. A paid political talk on behalf of General Eisenhower (actually former-General Eisenhower) for president, titled: "Communism and Our Government." She asks, "Can Communism Destroy America?" Mrs. Luce refers to the head of the FBI as "Edgar J. Hoover." The program has surprisingly poor production values. Clare Boothe Luce (former-Representative, Connecticut), William MacKenzie-King (by recording), Thomas Dewey (by recording), Larry Curley (FBI agent), Robert Stripling (of the HUAC, by recording), Dwight Eisenhower (by recording). 30:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

108724. Clare Boothe Luce. October 29, 1952. NBC-TV net audio. "Communism and Our Government". 6:00 P.M. Mrs. Luce speaks on behalf of the candidacy of Dwight Eisenhower. The first 15:55 only. Clare Boothe Luce, Ben Grauer (announcer). 15:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

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