French News In English

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.


13663. French News In English. September 19, 1938. France. Sustaining. The French and British cabinets have met to deal with the Czech problem. Chamberlain is to talk again with Hitler. The first 7:11 of the program only. . 7:11. Audio condition: Good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13678. French News In English. September 21, 1938. France. Sustaining. Czechoslovakia has accepted the British-French plan, Neville Henderson is to meet with the Germans. The first eleven minutes of the program only. . 10:52. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13690. French News In English. September 23, 1938. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M. Chamberlain and Hitler have met for three hours. The final four minutes of the program only. . 4 minutes. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Excerpt.

13724. French News In English. September 28, 1938. France. Sustaining. 10:01 P.M. Hitler is to meet with Daladier, Chamberlain, and Mussolini. Daladier's statement of acceptance. . 17:08. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13731. French News In English. September 29, 1938. France. Sustaining. 10:01 P.M. The Big Four meeting in Munich is described. It will probably end in agreement...bulletin...agreement has just been reached. . 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

13766. French News In English. March 20, 1939. France. Sustaining. The British are preparing for a visit by the president of France, other war preparations. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13767. French News In English. March 20, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M., 11:09 P.M. Daladier has been given special powers, French and British developments. . 16:06. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13846. French News In English. August 24, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M. . 21 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13851. French News In English. August 25, 1939. France. Sustaining. 8:25 P.M. The four power ambassadors have met in Germany, a summary of recent developments and war declarations. The first twenty minutes of the program only. . 20 minutes. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13863. French News In English. August 26, 1939. France. Sustaining. Poland is being provoked but will not be the aggressor, the positions of Spain and Portugal are described. The first 15:16 of the program only. . 15:16. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13882. French News In English. August 28, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:05 P.M. A summary of late developments in the Polish crisis. . 27 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13890. French News In English. August 29, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M. France and England are in agreement, Chamberlain's statement is summarized. . 16:19. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13902. French News In English. August 30, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M. Statements by Turkey and France are read, Italian-Egyptian relations are discussed. The first 14:47 of the program only. . 14:47. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13932. French News In English. September 1, 1939. France. Sustaining. 10:59 P.M. The Reichstag has heard Hitler speak, Italy will not yet fight, Paris is now besieged, Chamberlain's speech is summarized, Poland has been attacked. The final 16:30 of the program only. . 16:30. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

13945. French News In English. September 2, 1939. France. Sustaining. 11:00 P.M. News of the Polish crisis. . 15:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

13967. French News In English. September 3, 1939. France. Sustaining. 10:59 P.M. A state of war has been declared, communiques are summarized. . 15:44. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

13951. French News In English. September 3, 1939. France. Sustaining. 2:15 P.M. The crowds in Warsaw are relieved, demonstrations are taking place before the English and French embassies, there is Syrian support for France, plus a switch to Italian News in English from Rome. . 16:25. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

13950. French News In English. September 3, 1939. France. Sustaining. 2:03 P.M. England has declared war on Germany, the positions of France, Daladier is in conference with the French government, the ship "Bremen" has been seized by the British, Poland has being bombed, FLASH BULLETIN: a French minister is meeting with Von Ribbentrop, the Nazi says "no!" The final 21:40 of the broadcast only. . 21:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

13973. French News In English. September 4, 1939. France. Sustaining. 2:25 P.M. News of the sinking of the "Athenia." The final 4:57 of the program only. . 4:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14045. French News In English. April 9, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:02 P. M. Germany and Norway are now at war, Denmark has now been occupied, France and Britain are to assist Norway, a denunciation of the Germans. . 11:27. Audio condition: Very good, excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14053. French News In English. April 12, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:09 P. M. "The battle for Norway continues," "Germany is worried," an in-depth analysis of the German threat to Sweden and that country's response. . 11:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14059. French News In English. April 13, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:05 P. M. Norwegian resistance is becoming more energetic, there have been seven German ships sunk. . 9:19. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

14062. French News In English. April 14, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:06 P. M. The fight for Norway continues, Holland and Denmark are anxious. . 10:40. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14069. French News In English. April 16, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:39 P. M. Germany is looking suspiciously at the Balkans, there has been favorable news from Norway, the German stock market is depressed, is there a threat to the low countries? . 13:39. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14075. French News In English. April 17, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:32 P. M. The British sub "Thistle" has been sunk, the Germans are retreating in Norway, an analysis of German intentions, Poland has issued a "black paper" against Germany. The final 17:40 of the program only. . 17:40. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14078. French News In English. April 18, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:45 P. M. News from the Norwegian front, other war reports. . 7:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

14083. French News In English. April 19, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:32 P. M. Quisling's government in Norway has resigned, Holland has declared a state of siege, the Norwegian front is not good for the Germans. . 15:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Excerpt.

14087. French News In English. April 20, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:31 P. M. There is a rubber shortage in Germany, air battles are reported, French troops have landed in Norway and situation there is improving. . 17 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14091. French News In English. April 21, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:31 P. M. The British are bombing Scandinavian air bases, German planes have been shot down, many other air battles are described...all victories for the Allies. The first sixteen minutes of the program only. . 16 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14093. French News In English. April 22, 1940. France. Sustaining. 8:29 P. M. News from the Norwegian front; activities of the German forces are described. . 15:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent shortwave audio. Incomplete.

14109. French News In English. May 20, 1940. France (Paris Mondial). Sustaining. 3:30 P. M. News from the front, the Maginot Line is holding. . 11:59. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

Report contains 31 programs.