Fire Fight, 1899
Congressional Medal of Honor winner
Frank Anders describes a skirmish during the Philippine Insurrection.
Britain declares war against Germany, 1939
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
announces war to the British people.
A radio reporter provides an eyewitness
account of the Allied invasion of Europe.
Iwo Jima, 1945
The first wave attacks the beach.
Col. Paul Tibbets describes dropping
the A-Bomb on Hiroshima, 1945.
The war ends in Europe.
Gas rationing, 1942
Jack Benny, Garcie Allen and Eddy
Cantor provide a humorous discussion of gas rationing.
Tokyo Rose, 1944
"Tokyo Rose" broadcasts to American
troops in the Pacific.
Lord Haw Haw, 1945
The last broadcast of the German
Eugene V. Debs, 1904
Socialist Eugene Debs speaks during
the 1904 presidential campaign.
The "Bull Moose" candidate speaks
during his unsuccessful campaign for President.
Senator Huey Long, 1935
The "Kingfish" speaks on his "Share
the Wealth" proposal.
Franklin Roosevelt 1944
The President defends his dog "Fala."
The Death of Franklin Roosevelt, 1945
Radio commentator Arthur Godfrey
describes the President's funeral procession.
Expedition to the North Pole, 1909
Robert E. Peary describes planting
the American flag at the North Pole.
Charles Lindbergh, 1927
The "Lone Eagle" speaks after his
Explosion of the Hindenburg, 1937
Approaching its landing pad at Lakehurst, New Jersey, the giant zeppelin suddenly bursts into flames.