Eleanor Roosevelt

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.


82388. Eleanor Roosevelt. January 10, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The program originates from Washington, D. C. A discussion called, "Safeguarding The American Family." Eleanor Roosevelt, Ellen Woodward (a member of the Social Security Board), Jane Hoey (director of the Social Security Board of Public Assistance). 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

94180. Eleanor Roosevelt. December 7, 1941. An address to the nation after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Eleanor Roosevelt. 1:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47482. Eleanor Roosevelt. December 7, 1941. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Pan American Coffee Bureau. Blue Net Pearl Harbor Coverage. Part 11. 6:45 to 7:00 P. M. News commentary and a message to American women. Mrs. Roosevelt interviews a corporal from Fort Dix on the subject of military morale...and he's quite a soldier (using the name "Jimmy Cannon," he would later become a famous sports writer). Leon Pearson "questions" Mrs. Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt, Leon Pearson, Dan Seymour (announcer), Jimmy Cannon. 14:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

14269. Eleanor Roosevelt. May 1942. WFBR, Baltimore. Sustaining. A commencement address at Washington College. Governor O'Connor (Maryland) also speaks. The program originates from Chestertown, Maryland. The final portion of the program only. Eleanor Roosevelt, Governor O'Connor. 14 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68864. Eleanor Roosevelt. November 20, 1942. Mutual net. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Philadelphia. The start of a war bond campaign. "Women At War Week." Mrs. Roosevelt describes what life is like for women in Great Britain. Eleanor Roosevelt. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

9046. Eleanor Roosevelt. October 19, 1944. Mutual net. Sustaining. A talk about "United Nations Day." Eleanor Roosevelt. 4:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

107835. Eleanor Roosevelt. February 27, 1946. ABC net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Sustaining, Sen Sen (local). 10:00 P.M. The broadcast originates from Hunter College, New York City. She addresses a meeting of the Union For Democratic Action, and is introduced by Melvyn Douglas. Mrs. Roosevelt, the American delegate to the U.N.O., delivers her first report on the organization. The program is concluded before Mrs. Roosevelt finishes speaking. Following station I.D. and a local spot, the next (un-named) program is heard to begin. Eleanor Roosevelt, Melvyn Douglas. 30:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9061. Eleanor Roosevelt. December 23, 1947. Mutual net. Sustaining. Eleanor reads the conclusion of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Eleanor Roosevelt. 9 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104010. Eleanor Roosevelt. October 25, 1949. WNYC, New York City. Mrs. Roosevelt tells why she supports the re-election of William O'Dwyer for Mayor of New York City. Eleanor Roosevelt. 13:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103906. Eleanor Roosevelt. June 18, 1951. WNYC, New York City. Mrs. Roosevelt speaks on behalf of those who receive nursing services and the need for more nurses. She recalls a former maid who took a course in nursing and continued to work in a hospital afterwards. She refers to her as a "friend" and as "colored." At the end of the recording she asks, presumably the recording engineer, "Is that pretty much (what you wanted)?" Eleanor Roosevelt. 4:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete segment.

104082. Eleanor Roosevelt. November 19, 1952. Pool feed, WNYC, New York City aircheck. An address to the U.N. General Assembly. She speaks about human rights. Mrs. Roosevelt's address is complete. Eleanor Roosevelt. 15:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

Report contains 11 programs.