Crosby, Bing

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin.

These are all the programs in the radioGOLDINdex database which credit this artist. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


67076. Invitation To Learning. February 28, 1943. CBS net. "Progress and Poverty". Sustaining. The program is preceded by news with Bill Shadel. The fourth game of the World Series has been postponed, General Ridgeway may accept the Communists' proposals for truce negotiations, French fighting in Indonesia, American aid has arrived in Saigon, Averell Harriman has arrived in Paris for defense talks. A program about books of the last half of the last century. "Progress and Poverty" by Henry George is discussed. The program is possibly a rebroadcast dated October 7, 1951. Bill Shadel, Lyman Bryson (moderator), Leo Cherne (Executive Director of The Research Institute Of America), Harry Gideonse (President of Brooklyn College). 28:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

106159. World News Today. February 18, 1945. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Admiral. Douglas Edwards (New York City), George Fielding Eliot (New York City), Warren Sweeney (announcer), Bill Shadel (Paris), Larry LeSueur (London), Farnsworth Fowle (Rome), Tris Coffin (Washinton, D.C.). 24:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88098. World News Today. March 11, 1945. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Admiral. The lead story is: American 3rd Army troops are reported to be in Koblenz. The Russians are reported to be in Danzig. Farnsworth Fowle reports Allied medium bombers (B-25's) have attacked Austria. George Field Eliot analyzes the fighting in Burma. A Far East conference is taking place behind closed doors. There may be a political crisis in Japan. Douglas Edwards (New York), Bill Shadel (from SHEAF Headquarters in Paris), Larry LeSueur (London), Warren Sweeney (announcer), Farnsworth Fowle (Rome), George Fielding Eliot (New York), Tris Coffin (Washington, D. C.). 24:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106163. World News Today. April 15, 1945. CBS net, WBBM, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Admiral (commercials suspended). Tris Coffin, reporting from Hyde Park, New York, says, "The president was buried today." Robert Trout (New York City), Warren Sweeney (announcer), Eric Sevareid (from New York City, his first report since returning from Europe), Bill Shadel (with the 12th Army in Germany), Charles Collingwood (Paris), Larry LeSueur (London), Bob Evans (Washington, D.C.). 24:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6475. V-E Day Coverage. May 8, 1945. CBS net. Sustaining. President Truman announces the victory and reads his official proclamation. Robert Trout (in New York) introduces a recording of Winston Churchill announcing victory. Trout then reads the statement of Henry Stimson. Charles Collingwood reports from Paris, describing the German surrender. Excitingly and tensely done, Collingwood then reads the final statement of German General Gustave Yodel and plays a recording of the General recorded at the surrender ceremonies. Edward R. Murrow describes the scene from London. Douglas Edwards describes his visit to a pub. See cat. #51148 for NBC coverage, #14533 and #14524 for Mutual net coverage). Lee Vickers reports from the State Department; Acting Secretary Of State Joseph Grew is heard. Joseph McCaffrey reports from the Pentagon. Secretary Of State Stimson's statement is read. From SHAEF Headquarters: Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, Generals Omar Bradley, Bernard Montgomery, Jacob Devers, Harold Stark. Robert Trout in New York, Bill Shadel from General Bradley's Headquarters (he interviews a soldier from the Bronx), Bill Slocum reports from Ninth Army HQ, Larry LeSueur reports from Third Army HQ, Charles Collingwood reports from Paris. General's victory statements from Paris (see cat. #14526. #14529, see cat. #77675 and #77679 for NBC net coverage of the General's statements)). CBS correspondents report from around the country. Admiral Leahy, General Arnold, Admiral King, Admiral Nimitz and Douglas MacArthur are heard. General George Miller, General George Marshall and General Eisenhower have been deleted (see cat. #14529 for these statements). Tony Marvin introduces Quincy Howe and soon interrupts him for a bulletin: Stalin has announced the capture of Prague. Robert Trout, Charles Collingwood, Gustave Yodel, Edward R. Murrow, Douglas Edwards, Lee Vickers, Joseph Grew, Joseph McCaffrey, Arthur Tedder, Omar Bradley, Bernard Montgomery, Jacob Devers, Harold Stark, Harold Martin Burrough, Bill Shadel, Bill Slocum Jr., Charles Collingwood, Larry LeSueur, Gene Rider, Tim Leimert, Bill Downs, George Patton, Courtney Hodges, Louis Brereton, William Simpson, H. D. G. Crerar, Alexander Patch, Leonard Giroux, Bill Henry, Eric Sevareid, Harry Flannery, Alan Jackson, Thomas Hanlon (Los Angeles), Norman Runyon (from a Boeing plant in Seattle), John Harrington (Chicago), Gene Dennis (Abilene), Arthur Eisenhower, Ed Kemp (Detroit), Gunnar Back, Tony Marvin, Luther Miller (Chaplain of the Army), William Leahy, H. H. Arnold, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, Douglas MacArthur, Quincy Howe, Harry Truman, Winston Churchill. 3:44:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

6485. Roundup Of Declaration Of War Against Japan By Russia. August 8, 1945. CBS net. Sustaining. CBS correspondents report on reactions from around the world. A circuit from Pacific Fleet Headquarters does not appear. Bill Shadel (Washington, D. C.), Charles Shaw (New York), Howard K. Smith (New York), Webley Edwards (Guam), Harry Marble (New York). 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60659. The CBS Morning News Roundup. May 1, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. News of the world: May Day is celebrated in Japan, MacArthur takes no precautions despite assassination threats. Bill Shadel (Washington D. C.): reactions to the United Nation's report on Palestine. Howard K. Smith (London): proposals to nationalize atomic research and production in the United Kingdom. Joe Parker (Rome): an Italian radio station has broadcast a program in praise of Mussolini. Richard C. Hottelet (Paris): the foreign minister's conference. Alan Jackson (New York anchor), Bill Shadel, Howard K. Smith, Joe Parker, Richard C. Hottelet. 14:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

9232. Berlin Air Supply. July 20, 1948. CBS net. Sustaining. A program about "Operation Victuals," the Berlin airlift. Bill Shadel interviews General Hoyt Vandenberg in Washington, D. C. Alan Jackson reports from Berlin, interviews Colonel H. W. Doar (in charge of operations and Templehof Air Base in Berlin). Two airlift pilots are interviewed. Betty O'Reagan reports from Frankfurt, Stephen Laird reports from London. Bill Shadel, Hoyt Vandenberg, Alan Jackson, William McDonnell, H. W. Doar, Betty O'Reagan, Stephen Laird, Al Lawrence (announcer). 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

14906. The MacArthur Story. April 11, 1951. CBS net. Sustaining. A report on MacArthur's dismissal from command in Korea by President Truman. Congressional, man-in-the-street and Pentagon reactions on the day the general was relieved of his command. Alan Jackson (narrator), George Curtis (reporter, Maine), Jim Whittiker (reporter, Wheeling, West Virginia), Bob Kimbrough (reporter, Terre haute, Indiana), Charles Collingwood (Washington, D. C.), Bill Downs (Washington, D. C.), Joseph Martin (Republican House Leader), William Knowland (Republican Senator, California), Robert Kerr (Senator, Oklahoma), James Kem (Republican Senator, Missouri), Lister Hill (Senator, Alabama), Leverett Saltonstall (Republican Senator, Massachusetts), John Sparkman (Senator, Alabama), William Jenner (Repblican Senator, Indiana), Bill Shadel (Washington, D. C.). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67078. Invitation To Learning. October 14, 1951. CBS net. "Our Mutual Friend". Sustaining. The program is preceded by five minutes of news with Bill Shadel. Truce talks continue in Korea while fighting continues, Nevada atomic tests are to decide whether to use nuclear weapons in Korea. A discussion of "Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens. Bill Shadel, Lyman Bryson (moderator), Alfred Kazin (author, teacher at The New School), Clifton Fadiman, George Carruthers (producer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67824. Invitation To Learning. April 13, 1952. CBS net. "The Prelude". Sustaining. The program is preceded by a newscast read by Bill Shadel: Missouri River floods, Easter services and parades, armistice is no nearer in Korea. A discussion of William Wordsworth's, "The Prelude." Bill Shadel, Lyman Bryson (moderator), Mark Van Doren (Professor Of english, Columbia University), Jan Struther (British poet), George Carruthers (producer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43659. President Dwight Eisenhower. January 7, 1954. CBS net. Sustaining. State Of The Union address to a joint session of Congress. Dwight Eisenhower, Bill Shadel (announcer). 60:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1807. Prologue 1959. December 1959. ABC-TV net, WABC-TV, New York audio aircheck. Sustaining. The top news stories of 1958 told by correspondent's reports and actuality recordings. Bill Shadel, Edward P. Morgan, Yale Newman, Don Goddard, Bob Fleming, George Thomas Folster, David Anderson, Richard Harkness, John Daly (narrator), Robert Sturdevant, John Secondari, Charles Arnow, Ray Falk, Quincy Howe, Grant Parr, John MacVane. 58:14. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1878. The Great Debate. October 13, 1960. Pool feed, Mutual net aircheck. Sustaining. Mr. Nixon speaks from Los Angeles, Senator Kennedy speaks from New York. The third of four debates. Richard Nixon, John Kennedy, Bill Shadel (moderator), Frank McGee (NBC News), Charles Von Fremd (CBS News), Douglas Kater (? Reporter Magazine), Roscoe Drummond (New York Herald Tribune), Sanford Marshall (Mutual announcer). 59:02. Audio condition: High fidelity. Complete.

12146. Prologue 1961. January 4, 1961. ABC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. A look at the events of 1960, with many actualities and correspondent's reports. The date is approximate. Bill Shadel (narrator). 55 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 15 programs.