1954

June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings.
June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings - daily wrapup of proceedings from Capitol Hill. This installment, nearing the end of the hearings, features testimony from Attorney Roy Cohn. Read more...
June 4, 1954 - A Hint Of Things To Come.
News for June 4, 1954. Tragedy aboard USS Bennington, 102 killed in blast. Sec. of Commerce admits "we're in a Recession". 16 cities added to list of Distressed Communities, already at 123. Gen. James van Fleet does not think U.S. needs to send troops to South East Asia. Sec. of State Dulles joins list of officials saying U.S. involvement in Indo-China is imminent. Gas prices purposely kept up. Solar Panels are introduced. Army-McCarthy Hearings continue with more noise than progress. Read more...
The Army-McCarthy Hearings - April 5, 1954
Wrapping up Day 9 of the Army-McCarthy Hearings on May 5, 1954, as reported by George Herman and Griffing Bancroft of CBS Radio. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Ike Has A Word Or Two About Taxes - 1954
Newstalgia Reference Room - Ike Has A Word Or Two About Taxes (and paying your fair share), in 1954. Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Dinah Kaye - 1954
Nights The Roundtable with Burma-born British torch singer Dinah Kaye and her 1954 single for X Records in the U.S., Strike A Match. Read more...

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Nights At The Roundtable - Charles Mingus - 1954
Nights at the Roundtable with Charles Mingus and a track from his 1954 Bethlehem lp The Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus and "Four Hands". Read more...
November 24, 1954 - A Curious Sense Of Calm.
News of the day for this day in history - November 24, 1954. Cold War. China sentences 13 Americans to prison on spying charges. Pres. Eisenhower spending Thanksgiving at "the little White House" in Augusta Georgia. Thanksgiving in 1954 - no fighting, business picking up. Cost of living declines. Lower prices for food. Overall, a feeling of mellow this year. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Eisenhower: Man's Right To Knowledge - 1954.
Newstalgia Reference Room with an address by President Eisenhower from May 1954 - the subject is "Man's Right To knowledge And Its Free Use Thereof". Read more...
Newstalgia Downbeat - Woody Herman And His Third Herd - 1954
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Woody Herman and his Third Herd, live at the Royal Grove of Peony Park, Omaha Nebraska. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Wetbacks - 1954
Newstalgia Reference Room with the 1954 CBS Radio documentary The Wetbacks, as originally broadcast on April 11, 1954. Read more...