The hour long speech delivered by President Herbert Hoover after receiving the nomination of the Republican Party for a second term. He details the steps he had taken to relieve the consequences of the Great Depression.
This is a recording of FDR's speech after his inauguration as president on 3 March 1933. It includes his famous line that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself".
The first of many of Roosevelt's direct addresses to the American people. This broadcast focused on Roosevelt's actions regarding the banking system.
Just two months into his presidency, Roosevelt delivered this address to outline his plan to combat the Great Depression.
In this speech, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill describes Nazi motivation and the threat the Hitler regime poses to the UK and the world.
This broadcast speech by Senator Huey P. Long of Louisiana details his plans for redistribution of wealth as a means of battling the Great Depression. His opposition to the policies of President Roosevelt is quite evident.
This is the address given by Edward VIII after his abdication.
An installment of the popular radio newsreel, The March of Time, which reported on recent news events.
Coverage of the crash of the Hindenburg dirigible at Lakehurst, New Jersey.
A special program broadcast after the death of Guglielmo Marconi, who is considered by many to be the inventor of radio.
This is a CBS news program covering events in Europe in response to the German invasion of Austria.
This is a portion of the speech Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain gave upon his arrival from the Munich Conference.
his march was written by George and Ira Gershwin for the 1939 New York Worlds Fair and recorded by Horace Heidt And His Musical Knights.
This is an audio recording of President Roosevelt's speech at the opening of the New York World's Fair on 30 April 1939.