1947

April 24, 1947 - "Moscow Calling".
April 24, 1947 - "Moscow Calling" the news of this day from Radio Moscow and just what Cold War radio from the Soviet Union sounded like. Read more...
April 9, 1947 - Picket Lines And Greek Troops.
April 9, 1947 - Striking Telephone Operators. Striking Coal Miners. Big Four Conference. Henry Wallace in London. Greek Army advancing against rebels. Henry Ford death. David Lilienthal confirmed as head of AEC. Frank Sinatra in court over fist fight. Read more...
March 16, 1947 - Meanwhile, Back In The USSR . . .
March 16, 1947 - Meanwhile, back in Moscow - news from Radio Moscow's English Service for March 16, 1947. Read more...
March 15, 1947 - Living In A Post-War World.
March 15, 1947 - Living in a Post-War World. Cold War news. Big Four Conference. Palestine question. War Crimes trial in Tokyo. Fighting in China between Government and Communists. Revolts in South America. Foreign Aid to Greece and Turkey. Blizzards in Wales. Floods in East London. Read more...
December 13, 1947 - "It's Beginning To Look Like A Cold War Christmas".
Smiles for the camera - otherwise, knives. December 13, 1947 and news from Europe on this day had everything to do with the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting in London. The Soviet Union were busy being less than enthusiastic, particularly with Read more...

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December 12, 1947 - Rome: On Strike - Shut Down.
Rome on Strike - tense with threats of violence. The world somewhat askew, this 12th day of December 1947. First off- the General Strike in Rome had reached its second day with fears of violence just around the corner as a rumored 20,000 Read more...
Palestine: December 1947 - A Partition Primer.
Background on the Palestine Partition Plan from a December 6, 1947 broadcast by Cesar Searchinger, outlining the basis for the Partition and some history regarding the region. Read more...
November 2, 1947 - Strikes, Riots And Art.
News of the day for December 2, 1947. Riots break out in Jerusalem over Partition of Israel and Palestine. French strikes cripple Paris. U.S. building facilities in South Pacific for Atomic Bomb testing. Prices of meat, butter and shortening take steep climb. Big Four Conference and Austrian Peace Treaty pending. And artist Thomas Hart Benton and writer H.L. Mencken in squabble over value of an early Benton painting. Read more...
November 25, 1947 - A Cold War And The Hollywood Ten.
News of this day in history for November 25, 1947. Foreign Ministers conference in London. Soviet Union refuses to deal with Austrian and German treaties. Upcoming Parliamentary elections in England. 20% cut in Truman Foreign Aid package. Celebration in Tel-Aviv in anticipation of UN vote on Israeli statehood. France has first Woman Cabinet Minister. Oklahoma wheat crops finally get rain. Read more...
November 15, 1947 - Living In A Postwar World.
News of the day for November 15, 1947. Dealing with food shortages in Postwar Europe. Foreign Aid appeals. Communist trouble in Paris. Food prices and cost of living skyrocketing at home. Read more...