1942 In Review

Copyright 2016, J. David Goldin

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69243. 1942 In Review. December 31, 1942. Mutual net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. A program of dramatized summaries of the top stories of the year, with recordings of President Roosevelt and others. The Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Major Doolittle bombs Tokyo, the last message from Corregidor is read. A story of the European underground, war is a woman's job too! New words of wartime, the defense of Stalingrad, the invasion of North Africa. Five servicemen speak: a bosun from the U.S.S. Boise, the pilot of an artillery spotting plane in North Africa, a merchant mariner who was torpedoed aboard an oil tanker, an aircraft assembly line worker, a Marine corporal just back from Guadalcanal. The system cue has been deleted. Winston Churchill, Douglas MacArthur, Mai-Ling Chiang Kai-Shek (Mei-Ling Chiang), Henry Wallace, Jackson Beck (doubles), Wendell Willkie, Eddie Rickenbacker, Dave Driscoll (supervisor), Robert Stanley (conductor), Lowell Frank (engineer), Richard Peck (writer), Ralph Barnhart (music arranger), Ruth Yorke, Cameron Andrews, Bob Hastings, Eunice Howard, Earl George, Humphrey Davis, Larry Hopkins, Julia Poliakov, Carl Emory, Walt Gustavson (sound effects), Prescott Robinson (narrator), Franklin Roosevelt, Jock MacGregor (director). 59:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

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