Dorothy Thompson

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.


66216. Dorothy Thompson. September 3, 1939. NBC net. Sustaining. Miss Thompson is introduced as a "former foreign correspondent." An analysis and commentary about the British government's "White Paper" and other documents issued about Poland and the start of hostilities. She asks, "What are the British and French governments waiting for?" A rapid-fire but cogent analysis of a confusing situation. The system cue has been deleted. Dorothy Thompson. 14:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

66215. Dorothy Thompson. December 1940. Mutual net. Sustaining. "America's first lady of journalism" analyzes Hitler's intentions. She concludes that he will invade England and speculates how he is likely to attmept the invasion. She says, "The Achilles heel of England is Ireland." The date is approximate. Dorothy Thompson. 12:10. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

102158. Dorothy Thompson. November 1, 1944. Mutual net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:15 P.M. A paid political announcement on behalf of President Roosevelt. Ms. Thompson says that with the naval victory near the Philippines, "provincial America has ended." "Under Franklin Roosevelt, Columbia will become the gem of the ocean." "The victory of Thomas Dewey would be a political Pearl Harbor." A well-reasoned, well-spoken appeal to the intellect. Dorothy Thompson. 14:09. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

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