Governor Thomas Dewey

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.


80055. Governor Thomas Dewey. September 18, 1944. NBC net. A campaign address from The Civic Auditorium, Seattle. A labor policy address. Governor Langley introduces Mr. Dewey, who says, "This administration (Roosevelt) is described as, lazy, bungling incompetance." "Twelve years is too long to go without a Department of Labor." The first 21:08 of the broadcast only. Thomas Dewey, Arthur Langley (Governor, Washington), Bob Stance (? Seattle announcer). 21:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

80063. Governor Thomas Dewey. September 21, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 11:00 P.M. A campaign address from San Francisco. Candidate Dewey is introduced by Governor Earl Warren (California). "It's time for a change." "Our debt may rise to over $300 billion before the end of the war." "The temptation for power has proved irresistible to the New Deal." Mr. Dewey gets a laugh when he complains, "We all can't go to work for the government." Thomas Dewey, Earl Warren, Ford Bond (announcer in New York). 30:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80062. Governor Thomas Dewey. September 22, 1944. NBC net. A campaign speech from Los Angeles. Ginger Rogers introduces Governor Earl Warren (California) who introduces Governor Dewey. Mr. Dewey says, "We are not going back to the ten million unemployed in 1940." "Social progress in America did not begin in 1933." "The world we live in must become a better world." Ford Bond, referred to as a "Republican Reporter," speaks from New York and disparages Harry Truman. Thomas Dewey, Ginger Rogers, Earl Warren, Ford Bond, Harry Von Zell (briefly). 28:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

107774. Governor Thomas Dewey. September 25, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. A campaign address originating from Oklahoma City. Mr. Roosevelt's first campaign speech consisted of, "mudslinging, ridicule and wisecracks." Mr. Dewey accuses President Roosevelt of planning to keep soldiers in the army after the war. "The New Deal is afraid of peace!" Mr. Dewey quotes Mr. Roosevelt several times, and then demonstrates the falsity of his statements. Mr. Dewey's address is complete. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer). 26:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107809. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 3, 1944. Mutual net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:45 P.M. The broadcast originates from the executive mansion, Albany, New York. Mr. Dewey speaks on the subject of "Taxes." "How did the New Deal manage to make a 3 year Depression last for 11 years?" They've changed the tax law 15 times in 12 years. The opening announcement is slightly upcut. Mr. Dewey's talk is complete. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer). 13:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

14403. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 7, 1944. CBS net. A campain speech, pre-empting "Saturday Night Serenade." The program originates from Charleston, West Virginia. Governor Dewey criticizes the Roosevelt administration. Thomas Dewey, Walter S. Hallanan (introduction), Ford Bond (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

107799. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 7, 1944. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 9:30 P.M. A paid political speech from Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Dewey is introduced by William Holleman (Republican National Committeeman from South Carolina). Mr. Dewey claims that he will bring an end to, "bumbling, fumbling and incompetance in Washington." Why is the support of the Communist Party important to the Roosevelt campaign? "We need a house-cleaning in Washington." Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer), William Holleman. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101208. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 16, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 10:00 P.M. A campaign address from St. Louis. Mr. Dewey has some unkind words for the New Deal. He says that 12 years of it was bad, 16 years would be intolerable. The first 21:01 only. Thomas Dewey. 21:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107796. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 24, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 10:30 P.M. A paid political address from the Municipal Auditorium, Minneapolis. Governor Edward Thye introduces Mr. Dewey. He intends to correct the "errors and omissions: of his opponent. The first 21:08 and the last 4:34 of the program. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer), Edward Thye. 25:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107807. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 25, 1944. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. 10:00 P.M. A paid political address from Chicago. Mr. Dewey is introduced by Governor (Illinois) Dwight Green. He speaks about women in the campaign. The New Deal says, "Government is the science of who gets what and why." He then lists some of the abuses of the WPA. Mr. Roosevelt opposed the idea of Federal Deposit Insurance. It was Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg who was "the father" of the Federal Deposit Insurance, despite the claim by Mr. Roosevelt. The first 20:45 only. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer), Dwight Green. 20:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107791. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 28, 1944. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. 12:30 P.M. A campaign address from Syracuse, New York. Mr. Dewey discusses his agricultural policies. "What will peace mean to the American farmer?" "It took a war to get decent prices" (for farm goods). The first 20:49 only. Thomas Dewey. 20:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

101199. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 29, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. A campaign address from the Hunt Armory, Pittsburgh. Governor Dewey is introduced by Pennsylvania Governor Edwrad Martin. Mr. Dewey describes the many failings of the New Deal in labor relations. The first 21:59 only. Thomas Dewey, Edward Martin. 21:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

102138. Governor Thomas Dewey. October 31, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. A campaign address originating from the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. The Secretary of State of New York, Thomas J. Curran, introduces Mr. Dewey. Mr. Dewey charges that Roosevelt has failed to keep his promises (among many other failings). The first 29:12 of the program. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer), Thomas J. Curran. 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

101920. Governor Thomas Dewey. November 1, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. A campaign address from Boston Gardens, Boston. Mr. Dewey is introduced by Massachusetts Governor Leverett Saltonstall. Mr. Dewey demonstrates how the New Deal accepts support from the communists. The first 20:46 only. Thomas Dewey, Leverett Saltonstall. 20:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

14419. Governor Thomas Dewey. November 4, 1944. NBC net. A campaign address. "It's time for a change." "In America, there is no indispensable man." The program originates from Madison Square Garden, New York City. Thomas Dewey, Ford Bond (announcer). 31:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104116. Governor Thomas Dewey. December 25, 1952. WNYC, New York City. An address to the New York Youth Board. The Governor's speech is complete, the broadcast is not. Thomas Dewey. 35:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

25654. Governor Thomas Dewey. NBC Radio Recording transcription. His subjects are: "Better Living and Better Government" and "Foreign Policy." Thomas Dewey. 10 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

25653. Governor Thomas Dewey. NBC Radio Recording transcription. Campaign radio announcements, presumably for the 1948 Presidential race. Talks on the subjects of "Veterans" and "Farm and Food." A hard sell catalogue of the candidate's virtues with recordings (or recreations) of Dewey's previous statements. Thomas Dewey (New York). 14 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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