General Douglas MacArthur

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.


14260. General Douglas MacArthur. March 21, 1942. Mutual net. Sustaining. A recording of the General's statement upon arrival in Melbourne, Australia. He says, "I Shall Keep The Soldier's Faith." Douglas MacArthur. 2:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

14411. General Douglas MacArthur. October 20, 1944. Mutual net. Sustaining. A broadcast from the Philippines. General MacArthur says, "I have returned." Douglas MacArthur. 4:44. Audio condition: Fair shortwave audio. Complete.

14459. General Douglas MacArthur. February 26, 1945. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from the Philippines. The General speaks at ceremonies marking the partial liberation of the islands. Douglas MacArthur. 17:53. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

14602. General Douglas MacArthur. October 15, 1945. Pool feed, Mutual net. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Tokyo as the Japanese army completes demobilization. The program includes a commentary from Washington, D.C. Douglas MacArthur. 14:20. Audio condition: Very good shortwave audio. Complete.

14638. General Douglas MacArthur. April 4, 1946. Mutual net. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Tokyo. General MacArthur's addresses the Four Power Allied Council. Douglas MacArthur. 20:53. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

64030. General Douglas MacArthur. April 19, 1951. CBS net. Sustaining. An address to a joint session of Congress. This is his famous "Old Soldiers Never Die" speech. See cat. #14915 for Mutual net coverage of the same event. Douglas MacArthur. 44:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

14915. General Douglas MacArthur. April 19, 1951. Mutual net. Sustaining. An address to a joint session of Congress. His famous "Old Soldiers Never Die" speech. See cat. #64030 for the CBS network coverage of the same event. Douglas MacArthur, Bill Henry (announcer), Sam Rayburn. 41:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

14917. General Douglas MacArthur. April 26, 1951. Mutual net. Sustaining. An address to the people of Chicago, from Soldier's Field. His comment "My public life is now closed" bring cries of "no, no!" He strongly advocates victory in Korea. Douglas MacArthur, Martin Kinnelly (Mayor of Chicago), The Northerners, The Board Of Trade Post Band, Leslie Nichols. 24:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109048. General Douglas MacArthur. September 6, 1951. Mutual-Don Lee net, KHJ, Los Angeles aircheck. An address about world affairs, delivered in Cleveland. The final 28:17 of the broadcast. Douglas MacArthur. 28:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

14961. General Douglas MacArthur. June 13, 1953. Mutual net. Sustaining. The program originates from the steps of the State Capitol Building, Austin, Texas. MacArthur makes harsh condemnations of Truman's Korean policy, but in an intellectual, cerebral manner. The address is referred to as, "The Great Debate," and is a speech to a joint session of the Texas House and Senate. A good political speech, but too many big words. Douglas MacArthur, Ben Ramsay (President of the Senate), Bob Sechrist. 44:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90538. General Douglas MacArthur. 1957. The general is introduced by Gerald L.K. Smith. The speech has been referred to as, "Nationalism Is Patriotism," but that phrase is not heard. General MacArthur speaks in MacArthur Park (formerly Westlake Park) in Los Angeles. A statue is dedicated in the park, presumably of Korean war soldiers, and not of MacArthur. Ducks and other park-like sounds are heard during the recording. The date is approximate, this is not necessarily a broadcast. Douglas MacArthur, Gerald L. K. Smith. 15:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12249. General Douglas MacArthur. May 12, 1962. AFRTS. General MacArthur's final address to the cadets at West Point. "Duty, Honor, Country." A stirring speech for the military. Douglas MacArthur. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 12 programs.