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Newstalgia Reference Room - Truman Addresses The Rail Strike - 1946.
Newstalgia Reference Room - President Truman addresses the Railroad Strike, declares National Emergency - May 24, 1946. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Dream Of Affordable Middle-Class Housing - 1950
Newstalgia Reference Room with a debate over pending legislation for Affordable Middle Class Housing, as introduced in the Senate. The subject is debated by Sen. John Sparkman (co-sponsor of the bill) and Clark Daniel, Director, National Association of Home Builders. From the program American Forum of The Air, broadcast on March 12, 1950. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Henry Wallace Talks About Big Business And Big Oil -1948
Newstalgia Reference Room with a radio address from 1948 Presidential candidate of the Progressive Party ticket, Henry Wallace. He discusses the state of Big Business and Big Oil in influencing government policy and how the blame is equally shared with Democrats as well as Republicans. Address from July 29, 1948. 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 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...

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Newstalgia Reference Room - Nelson Rockefeller On Meet The Press - 1958
Newstalgia Reference Room with Nelson Rockefeller on Meet The Press - April 1958 discussing (or dodging) the question of whether or not he will run for Governor of New York in 1958. Read more...
February 6, 1948 - Dixiecrats And Rent Control.
News for February 6, 1948 - Dixiecrats call to bolt the party over Truman's Civil Rights legislation. Food prices drop offering a sign the economy is on the mend. Snowstorm disrupts last day of Winter Olympics. Rent Control Bill on hold and elections in Ireland cast doubt for Eamon de Valera's government. Read more...
February 2, 1951 - Radioactive Snow.
February 2, 1951 - The war in Korea, frostbite, advancing towards Seoul and rumor of a 38th Parallel being established. On Capitol Hill; wage freeze relaxations, the railroad strike and a move to draft 18 year olds. Atomic testing in Nevada hinted at being responsible for radioactive snowfall in Canada. Religion making a revival, due in large part to the Cold War, the Korean War and The Atomic Bomb. 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...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Leon Keyserling - 1949
Newstalgia Reference Room with a Meet the Press interview with former Truman Administration Economist Leon Keyserling and the state of the economy in 1949. Read more...