Election Returns

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.


104320. Election Returns. November 8, 1938. WNYC, New York City. Coverage begin shortly after the polls in New York State close. The program consists of remotes from around the city and interviews. Tommy Cowan (at police headquarters), Herbert Stone (at police headquarters), Ted Kott (at Times Square), Tony Marvin (at Lehman headquarters), Dick Pack (at Lehman headquarters), George Ward (at Dewey headquarters), Russ Johns (at Dewey headquarters), Roger Strauss (Dewey's campaign manager for New York City), John McInerny (Young Voters Democratic League), Helen Warden (The New York World Telegram), Ed Titus (The New York World Telegram), Charles Tuttle, Arthur McDermott, Millard Ellison (former Dewey campaign manager), Edward Coursey, Mary Dunlan, Seymour Siegel. 27:28. Audio condition: Very good. Part of continuing coverage.

14422. Election Returns. November 8, 1944. Mutual net. Sustaining. 3:00 to 4:00 A.M. The results to this time have President Roosevelt ahead, but just barely. The coverage includes Dewey's concession speech and the final hour of continuous coverage. Thomas Dewey, Fulton Lewis Jr., Bob Dixon, Jack Brickhouse, Archibald Crosley (pollster), Prescott Robinson, Hugh Sanders, Evelyn Gibbs, Keyes Perrin, Frank Singiser, Dave Driscoll, Tom Slater, Charter Heslip (?), Edythe Meserand (assistant producer), Bob Donnelly (from Pittsburgh), Alexander Griffin (from Philadelphia). 1:00:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

104352. Election Returns. November 2, 1948. WNYC-FM, New York City. 11:45 P.M. Truman appears to be leading, despite the famous headline of the Chicago Tribune, "Dewey Beats Truman." Kevin Kennedy (reporting from Police Headquarters), Seymour Siegel (reporting from the WNYC studios in the Municial Building). 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

1875. Election Returns. November 8, 1960. WQXR, New York. Excerpts recorded each hour as the Kennedy-Nixon returns came in. The coverage continues into November 9, 1960. 8:00 P. M., 9:00 P. M., 10:00 P. M., 11:00 P. M., 12:00 midnight, 1:00 A. M., and 5:00 P. M. on November 9th. . 36:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

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