1939

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Billie Holiday
The Commodore Master Takes, recorded for Milt Gabler's small independent label, were a step towards Holiday's eventual infamy, thanks notably to the recording of "Strange Fruit," a controversial song about lynching that Columbia Records simply refused. Read more...
Newsalgia Reference Room - Neville Chamberlain - Address To Lord Mayor's Banquet - Nov. 9, 1938
Newstalgia Reference Room - Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain address at The Lord Mayor's Banquet at Guildhall - November 9, 1938. Read more...
August 24, 1939 - Forecast: Dark. Very Dark.
News of this day in 1939 - Paris Radio and Berlin Radio reports on the newly signed German-Russian non-Aggression Pact. War fears spreading throughout Europe. Propaganda regarding Poland. A nervous day. Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Alec Wilder Octet - 1939
Nights At The Roundtable with The Alec Wilder Octet, recorded for Brunswick Records, March 30, 1939. Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Alec Wilder - 1939
Nights At The Roundtable with the music of unclassifiable American composer Alec Wilder in a recording of one of his Octet pieces, "Such A Tender Night" from a 1939 session for Brunswick Records. Read more...

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Newstalgia Reference Room - Edouard Daladier Address To The French People - December 1, 1939
French Premier Edouard Daladier addresses the French people (with simultaneous translation) on the situation as it stood in the war on December 1, 1939. Read more...
An Observation Of Adolf - Raymond Gram Swing Analyzes Hitler - October 5, 1939
News Commentator Raymond Gram Swing, analyzes the speaking style of Adolf Hitler on the eve of another major speech to the German people (and the world in general). October 5, 1939 Read more...
A Friday Dose Of Father Coughlin - August 27, 1939
A Friday Dose Of Father Coughlin - Religious fanaticism at it's best. The Grandfather of Hate Radio - speaking on the world economic situation on August 27, 1939. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Henry Wallace Talks About Progressive Democracy - 1939
(Henry Wallace - Jeffersonian ideals in 1939) [media id=17854] Much of what's been heard regarding Henry Wallace in recent years has mostly been c Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Secretary Of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace - 1939
(Henry Wallace in 1939 - before he was vice-President or Presidential candidate, had the unenviable task of Secretary of Agriculture) Most everyone Read more...