1955

Newstalgia Pop Chronicles - The Grand Ole Opry - 1955.

Newstalgia Pop Chronicles featuring The Grand Ole Opry with "Little" Jimmy Dickens, Minnie Pearl, Del Wood, Chet Atkins and others. A slice of Americana from the 1950's, first broadcast over NBC's new Radio Series, Monitor on June 22, 1955.

June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.

June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements.

20th Century Nomads In 1959.

20th Century Nomads In 1959 - a look at the great Migration West in the 1950's, as presented by the CBS Radio series The Great Challenge, hosted by Howard K. Smith on January 4, 1959.