Elmer Davis and The 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.


25899. Elmer Davis and The News. September 15, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. "Today, the war is two weeks old." Elmer Davis. 4:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

25900. Elmer Davis and The News. September 16, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Leaflets demanding Polish surrender are dropped on Warsaw. Elmer Davis. 4:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25901. Elmer Davis and The News. September 18, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The Polish government has left the country, but Warsaw is holding out. Elmer Davis. 4:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25902. Elmer Davis and The News. September 19, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Hitler's Danzig speech makes no mention of peace. Elmer Davis. 4:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25903. Elmer Davis and The News. September 20, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Roosevelt to make a neutrality speech to Congress tomorrow. Elmer Davis. 4:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25904. Elmer Davis and The News. September 21, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Roosevelt appeals to Congress for repeal of part of the neutrality act. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25905. Elmer Davis and The News. September 21, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. More talking than shooting today. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18643. Elmer Davis and The News. September 21, 1939. CBS net, WJSV, Washington, D.C. aircheck. Sustaining. 7:55 P.M. National and international news. Elmer Davis. 4:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25906. Elmer Davis and The News. October 2, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The "Neutrality Embargo" debate continues. Elmer Davis. 4:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25907. Elmer Davis and The News. October 3, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. A "peace offer" by Hitler is expected. Elmer Davis. 4:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25908. Elmer Davis and The News. October 4, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Hitler's speech to determine his intentions. Elmer Davis. 4:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25909. Elmer Davis and The News. October 5, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The Germans threaten to sink the Iroquois, a passenger vessel. Elmer Davis. 4:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25910. Elmer Davis and The News. October 6, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. An analysis of Hitler's speech. Elmer Davis. 4:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25911. Elmer Davis and The News. October 7, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. "The Dullest Day of the War." Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25912. Elmer Davis and The News. October 8, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. A commercial deal between Germany and Russia. Elmer Davis. 3:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25913. Elmer Davis and The News. October 9, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. German ships arrive in Baltic States to repatriate Germans. Elmer Davis. 4:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25914. Elmer Davis and The News. October 10, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. There are German rumors that the British government has resigned and an Armistice signed. Elmer Davis. 4:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25915. Elmer Davis and The News. October 20, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. "The war was rained out today." Elmer Davis. 4:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25916. Elmer Davis and The News. October 21, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. A German ship has been sunk by accident by German mines. Elmer Davis. 4:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25917. Elmer Davis and The News. October 24, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The German capture of the "City of Flint", an American ship. Elmer Davis. 4:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25918. Elmer Davis and The News. October 29, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The "City of Flint" is still missing, Russians are occupying the Baltic States. Elmer Davis. 4:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25919. Elmer Davis and The News. October 30, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Congress is to vote on the Neutrality Bill tomorrow. Elmer Davis. 4:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25920. Elmer Davis and The News. October 31, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. A report on Molotov's speech on the Russian position. Elmer Davis. 4:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25921. Elmer Davis and The News. November 30, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. There have been five air raids on Helsinki by Russia. Complete surrender has been demanded. Elmer Davis. 4:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25922. Elmer Davis and The News. December 1, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. The defense of Finland continues, a puppy government is established by the Russians. Elmer Davis. 4:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25923. Elmer Davis and The News. December 2, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Germany accuses Sweden of causing the Russo-Finnish War. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25924. Elmer Davis and The News. December 18, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. News from the Russo-Finnish front. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25925. Elmer Davis and The News. December 19, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. A German ship has been scuttled outside the USA's "300 mile safety zone". Elmer Davis. 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25926. Elmer Davis and The News. December 20, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. "Volunteer" units for Finland are forming in Sweden, the Finnish war is 3 weeks old. Elmer Davis. 4:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25927. Elmer Davis and The News. December 29, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Daladier envisions a European Federation after the war. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25928. Elmer Davis and The News. December 30, 1939. CBS net. Sustaining. Neither Hitler not the Pope foresee peace in 1940. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25929. Elmer Davis and The News. January 2, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. President Roosevelt is to speak to Congress tomorrow. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25930. Elmer Davis and The News. February 11, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Speculations on the purpose of Sumner Wells' visit to Europe. Elmer Davis. 4:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25931. Elmer Davis and The News. February 12, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Supreme Court reverses the conviction of Negroes for murder because of confessions were beaten out of them. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25932. Elmer Davis and The News. February 13, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Russians are progressing against the Finns. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25933. Elmer Davis and The News. February 23, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The British suggest America send significant help to Finland. Elmer Davis. 4:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25974. Elmer Davis and The News. March 31, 1940. CBS net. News analysis about the Finnish absorption into a dummy Soviet protectorate, French news. Elmer Davis. 8:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of a longer program.

25934. Elmer Davis and The News. March 31, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. England plans a "technical infringement" of Scandinavian neutrality. Elmer Davis. 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25935. Elmer Davis and The News. April 1, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Japanese have solidified Imperial conquest in China. Elmer Davis. 4:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25936. Elmer Davis and The News. April 2, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. British ships attacked by the Germans at Scappa Flow. Elmer Davis. 4:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25937. Elmer Davis and The News. April 30, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The most successful day in the German invasion of Norway. Elmer Davis. 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25938. Elmer Davis and The News. May 1, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Germans are steadily advancing in Norway. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25939. Elmer Davis and The News. May 2, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Germans are mopping up after the British departure from Norway. Elmer Davis. 4:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25940. Elmer Davis and The News. May 9, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. There have been unusual activities in the Netherlands tonight. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25941. Elmer Davis and The News. May 10, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Gillette Blades. The German Blitzkreig against the Lowlands has met with only moderate success. The final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Elmer Davis. 4:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25942. Elmer Davis and The News. May 11, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. German domination of the air over Holland and Belgium. Elmer Davis. 4:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25943. Elmer Davis and The News. May 12, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Gillette Blades. Germans are successful in Holland, less so in Belgium. The final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Elmer Davis. 4:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

25944. Elmer Davis and The News. May 13, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. German progress on the 4th day of the invasion of the Low countries. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25945. Elmer Davis and The News. May 14, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Holland has surrendered. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25946. Elmer Davis and The News. May 21, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. German advances in France. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25947. Elmer Davis and The News. May 22, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Confused Allied victories in France. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25948. Elmer Davis and The News. May 23, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The battle of Northern France and Belgium is still undecided. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49585. Elmer Davis and The News. May 30, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. "The battle of Flanders goes on." Dunkirk is still held by the British, but the docks have been destroyed. Italy is expected to enter the war shortly, as is Spain. Elmer Davis. 4:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49586. Elmer Davis and The News. May 31, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Gillette. Over half the British have been evacuated from Dunkirk, but over 200,000 may remain. Most of northern France and Belgium are now in German hands. The commercial and system cue have been deleted. Elmer Davis. 4:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

49587. Elmer Davis and The News. June 1, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Fighting continues at Dunkirk, the Germans have released half the Dutch prisoners of war. Italy is nearer to entering the war. Elmer Davis. 4:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25949. Elmer Davis and The News. June 2, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The British are retreating toward Dunkirk. Elmer Davis. 3:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25950. Elmer Davis and The News. June 3, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The first great air raid on Paris has taken place. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25951. Elmer Davis and The News. June 4, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Germans have occupied Dunkirk. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25952. Elmer Davis and The News. June 20, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The French possibly will surrender to Hitler tomorrow. Elmer Davis. 4:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25953. Elmer Davis and The News. June 21, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Gillette Blades. German surrender demands have been presented to the French. Elmer Davis. 4:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25954. Elmer Davis and The News. June 22, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The German-French Armistice has been signed, but will not take effect until Italy has signed. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25955. Elmer Davis and The News. July 15, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Post Toasties. Speculations on the upcoming Democratic National Convention. The final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Elmer Davis. 4:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25956. Elmer Davis and The News. July 16, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Gillette Blades. The Democratic convention to begin shortly. Part of first commercial, the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Elmer Davis. 4:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25957. Elmer Davis and The News. July 17, 1940. CBS net. President Roosevelt has announced his decision to seek a third term. The opening commercial and closing deleted, body of show only. Elmer Davis. 3:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

25958. Elmer Davis and The News. July 21, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The Inter-American Conference is to begin shortly. Elmer Davis. 4:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25959. Elmer Davis and The News. July 22, 1940. CBS net. The Inter-American Conference re-affirms the ideals of the Monroe Doctrine. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25960. Elmer Davis and The News. July 23, 1940. CBS net. Germans peace proposal rejected by the British. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25961. Elmer Davis and The News. September 2, 1940. CBS net. Night air raids on England are taking their toll. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25962. Elmer Davis and The News. September 3, 1940. CBS net. President Roosevelt has exchanged fifty destroyers for military bases in Britain. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69765. Elmer Davis and The News. September 4, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. Hitler says the German air force can obliterate British cities and will invade England. There were four raids on England today. The United States has warned Japan that it is carefully watching its moves in Indochina. The first three of fifty destroyers have left Boston for England. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69766. Elmer Davis and The News. September 5, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The congressional debate of the conscription measure has been postponed. London has been bombed three times today, Churchill predicts heavy fighting in the Mediterranean and the near East. A German oil refinery has been bombed. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69767. Elmer Davis and The News. September 6, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. There have been seven bombing raids on London, the R. A. F. has bombed Germany. King Michael is on the throne of Roumania. General Petain reorganizes the French cabinet, the Senate has approved a new defense bill, passage of the new draft bill is expected. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

69768. Elmer Davis and The News. September 7, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. London is going through the worst air raid of all time, much damage has been done. King Carol has left Roumania, escaping assassination. The system cue has been deleted Robert Trout. 4:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69769. Elmer Davis and The News. September 10, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. London is being bombed for the fifth time today, fog is hampering the British defenders. The Germans object to American reporting of the air raids. Italy has bombed Tel Aviv, Britain is using incendiary leaflets against the Germans! The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69770. Elmer Davis and The News. September 11, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. London is being bombed for the fifth consecutive night. Buckingham Palace has been damaged, Churchill fears an invasion is near. German artillery has shelled Dover. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69771. Elmer Davis and The News. September 12, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The explosion at the Hercules Powder Company in New Jersey is being investigated; one hundred persons are feared dead. London has been bombed again, one hundred sixty five persons were killed. There are reports that Italy has invaded Egypt. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69772. Elmer Davis and The News. September 13, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. London has been bombed for the seventh consecutive night, 1120 people were killed, 6660 people were injured. The king and the government will remain in London. Lord Haw Haw threatens secret weapons and an invasion, the R. A. F. is bombing the channel ports. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69773. Elmer Davis and The News. September 14, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The R. A. F. has beaten off seven attacks on London. Joseph C. Harsch thinks the Germans may attack Africa, Italian forces are ten miles into Egypt. A totalitarian "Iron Guard" state has been established in Roumania. Willkie accuses Roosevelt of contributing to chaos in Europe. Robert Trout. 4:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69774. Elmer Davis and The News. September 15, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The fifth air raid on London is in progress, Buckingham Palace has been bombed again, 2113 German planes have been shot down to date. The R. A. F. has bombed targets in Antwerp. Speaker of the House William Bankhead has died, he is to be replaced by Sam Rayburn. Robert Trout. 4:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69775. Elmer Davis and The News. September 16, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. President Roosevelt has signed the conscription bill. The bombing of London is described as, "the fiercest of all the ten day seige." The R. A. F. is attacking German positions on the coast of France. British and Italian troops are battling forty muiles from the Libyan border. Willkie predicts a totalitarian government if Roosevelt is re-elected. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69776. Elmer Davis and The News. September 17, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. London is undergoing the sixth air raid of the day, Churchill announces that two thousand have been killed since the bombing began. The R. A. F. is still bombing German held chnnel ports. Joseph C. Harsch is unsure of whether the Germans will invade Britain or Africa. The Germans claim that they are shelling London from ninety miles away! The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 4:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

25963. Elmer Davis and The News. September 18, 1940. CBS net. There has been a twelfth night of air raids on London. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

62275. Elmer Davis and The News. November 7, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Willkie seems to have won nine states. Air raid alerts in Yugoslavia, was it the Italians? The 1942 World's Fair in Rome has been cancelled. Bombing raids have taken place in England as well as Germany. Elmer Davis. 4:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69777. Elmer Davis and The News. December 2, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The Italian invasion of Greece is thirty six days old. The Greeks are advancing in Albania. Egypt complains that Italy is bombing non-military targets. The Germans have bombed southern England and Wales. The thirty third British destroyer has been sunk. Robert Trout. 4:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69778. Elmer Davis and The News. December 3, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. President Roosevelt is now aboard the U. S. S. Tuscaloosa, heading toward the Caribbean. The Germans claim that they sank at least fifteen cargo ships yesterday. The Greeks are advancing in Albania, Britain has bombed Naples. Paul McNutt has been named Secretary of part of the Defense program. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

69779. Elmer Davis and The News. December 4, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The Greeks are still advancing into Albania and are only twenty five miles from Tirana. Britain and Turkey have signed a trade pact. Germany and Roumania have signed a trade pact. There's been a light German air raid on England, Edward R. Murrow reports heavy damage in Southampton. German oil refineries and railroads have been heavily damaged. Robert Trout. 4:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69780. Elmer Davis and The News. December 5, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The Greeks continue to advance in Albania, Britain and Germany have bombed each other. Italy predicts that Britain attack the Italian fleet because, "the moon would be full!" Bulgaria has closed its border with Roumania, Vichy France is censoring films; films will not be allowed to be exhibited if they were shot with Jewish crewmen! Robert Trout. 4:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69781. Elmer Davis and The News. December 6, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. Greek troops have made further advances into Albania. The head of the Italian army has resigned, Germany may aid the Italians in Albania. The British ship "Canarvon Castle" is expected in Uruguay. Robert Trout. 3:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69783. Elmer Davis and The News. December 7, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The British navy is searching for the German raider that damaged the "Carnavon Castle." President Roosevelt is aboard the U. S. S. Tuscaloosa in the Caribbean. Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox has asked Congress for $300 million dollars for improved air defenses. There was no bombing of Britain today, for the first time in ninety two days. The Greek forces have advanced in Albania. Robert Trout. 4:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69782. Elmer Davis and The News. December 9, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The British have made a surprise attack on Italian forces in Egypt, there has been more fighting in Albania, with the Greeks shouting, "Christmas In Tirana." There was no bombing of Britain today, Hitler is to speak tomorrow (see cat. #12206). President Roosevelt has left St. Lucia and is approaching Antigua. Secretary of the Treasury Morganthau plans to sell bonds to the public. Robert Trout. 4:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69784. Elmer Davis and The News. December 10, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. The proposal of former president Hoover to get food to the conquered countries has been rejected by the British. The United States will reduce scrap iron exports to Japan. The British offense against the Italians in Egypt is continuing, Britian has executed two German spies. There has been no German bombing of Britain today. The system cue has been deleted. Robert Trout. 3:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

69785. Elmer Davis and The News. December 11, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Robert Trout substitutes for Elmer Davis. British forces are approaching Sidi Barrani in Libya, ten thousand Italians have been captured. Italian forces are counter-attacking, the Germans have bombed the English midlands. Robert Trout. 4:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25964. Elmer Davis and The News. December 16, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. Britain has asked the United States for financial guarantees. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25965. Elmer Davis and The News. December 17, 1940. CBS net. President Roosevelt has suggested that British Munitions orders be "leased" to England. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

25966. Elmer Davis and The News. December 18, 1940. CBS net. Comments about President Roosevelt's "lease" plan of armaments for Britain. Elmer Davis. 4:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25967. Elmer Davis and The News. January 21, 1941. CBS net. The British have started an attack on Tobruk. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25968. Elmer Davis and The News. January 22, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. The British have captured Tobruk. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

25969. Elmer Davis and The News. January 23, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Charles Lindbergh has testified before a Congressional committee against the Lease-Lend bill. Elmer Davis. 4:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6455. Elmer Davis and The News. January 25, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Italian war reverses, other war news. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25970. Elmer Davis and The News. February 10, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Britain has broken off relations with Rumania. Elmer Davis. 4:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25971. Elmer Davis and The News. February 11, 1941. CBS net. Britain is to sign an armistice with Italy through the intervention of France. The body of the show only. Elmer Davis. 3:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

25972. Elmer Davis and The News. February 12, 1941. CBS net. Franco has met with Mussolini. Elmer Davis. 4:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69191. Elmer Davis and The News. October 26, 1941. CBS net. German claims of advances in Russia appear to be exaggerated. The Italians are attacking Malta and a British convoy. More developments about the assassination of two Nazi officers in Vichy have been reported. President Roosevelt is to address the nation on Navy Day. Elmer Davis. 3:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68583. Elmer Davis and The News. November 16, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. The newscast begins at 8:55 P. M., right after "The Gay Nineties Review) (see cat. #68582). The coal strike has just begun. The C. I. O. is supporting the miner's demands. Japanese ambassadors Nomura and Kurusu have met with Secreatry Of State Cordell Hull today. Elmer Davis. 2:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69074. Elmer Davis and The News. November 24, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The Germans are moving troops closer to Moscow. Dutch Surinam is to be occupied by American troops. A furious tank battle is taking place in Libya, near Tobruk. Elmer Davis. 4:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69069. Elmer Davis and The News. December 8, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. Americans are unified after the attack on Pearl Harbor. A summary of fighting in the Pacific. "The striking power of the Pacific fleet has been reduced." Elmer Davis. 4:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69070. Elmer Davis and The News. December 11, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Russia has rejected Germany's peace overtures. The Japanese have made little progress, the defense of Luzon has been effective. Troops on Wake Island have repusled four Japanese attacks, two enemy ships have been sunk. The program opening has been upcut. Elmer Davis. 4:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

69116. Elmer Davis and The News. December 20, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. Things are quiet in Malaya, the Dutch have sunk Japanese cruisers and transports. Air attacks on the Burma road have been resumed. Enemy submarines are now off the coast of California. Admiral King has been named Commander of the fleet. The Russians are advancing, the Axis is retreating in Libya. Elmer Davis. 4:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68823. Elmer Davis and The News. January 8, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. There has been a British retreat in Malaysia. General MacArthur is awaiting a Japanese attack on Bataan. General Rommel's forces have escaped from the Allies and is expecting re-inforcements in Libya. There is now a forty mile per hour limit in all national parks. Whiskey production is to be curtailed. Elmer Davis. 4:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69138. Elmer Davis and The News. January 19, 1942. CBS net. The tanker "Alan Jackson" has been sunk by a submarine off the coast of North Carolina. Last week, American planes attacked Japanese targets in the pacific. Elmer Davis. :56. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

68947. Elmer Davis and The News. May 19, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Johns Manville. Fighting continues in Russia, with the Germans counter-attacking. The Japanese are reinforcing their troops in Burma, two more American freighters have been sunk. General Doolittle has received the Medal Of Honor, the income tax is to rise six percent, gasoline rationing may begin July 1. Elmer Davis. 4:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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