America at War: Patriotic Broadcasts from World War II

America at War: Patriotic Broadcasts from World War II

Audio CD(Unabridged)



Radio Spirits proudly presents the patriotic radio broadcasts that helped unite America during its darkest hours and celebrated the United States' greatest victories against the enemies of democracy. We offer this collection as a tribute to American heroes everywhere who gave of themselves, often with their lives, to keep our nation free.

These one—of—a—kind broadcasts feature some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, James Stewart, Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Jimmy Durante, Clark Gable, Bette Davis and Raymond Massey in patriotic radio plays by such legendary talents asNorman Corwin and Arch Oboler. This 20—hour collector's set also includes historic wartime speeches by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, General Douglas MacArthur and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

The Gulf Screen Guild Theater Between Americans w/ Orson Welles


•The March of Time

•First Week at War 12-11-41

•We Hold These Truths

w/ Edward Arnold, Jimmy Stewart and Edward G. Robinson


•The Cavalcade of America An American is Born

w/ Bette Davis


•Fibber McGee and Molly Scrap Drive w/ Jim and Marian Jordan


•The Lux Radio Theatre Wake Island w/ Brian Donlevy and Robert Preston


•The Lux Radio Theatre

The War Against Mrs. Hadley

w/ Edward Arnold and Fay Bainter 12-07-42

•The Lux Radio Theatre The Navy Comes Through w/ Pat O'Brien George Murphy


•The Lux Radio Theatre Air Force w/ George Raft and Harry Carey


•The Lux Radio Theatre So Proudly We Hail w/ Claudette Colbert and Paulette Goddard


•The Lux Radio Theatre

Salute to the Marines w/ Wallace Beery and Fay Bainter


•The NBC War Bond Parade w/ Raymond Massey, Red Skelton, Kay Kyser and Ronald Colman


•Columbia Presents Corwin New York: A Tapestry for Radio w/ Orson Welles


•Orson Welles Almanac Special D—Day Show w/ Orson Welles 06-07-44

•Command Performance w/ Jack Benny 06-17-44

•Command Performance w/ Bob Hope


•Command Performance w/ Clark Gable


•Arch Oboler's Plays The House I Live In w/ Raymond Massey


•On a Note of Triumph w/ Martin Gabel


•The Fighting AAF 08-12-45

•Columbia Presents Corwin

Fourteen August w/ Orson Welles 08-14-45

•Command Performance Victory Extra—Part One w/ Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante and Frank Sinatra


•Command Performance Victory Extra—Part Two w/ Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante and Frank Sinatra


•Vic and Sade Save Scrap w/ Art Van Harvey and Bernardine Flynn


•The Lux Radio Theatre Pride of the Marines w/ John Garfield 12-31-45

•Norman Corwin Citizen of the World w/ Lee J. Cobb 07-10-49

•The Cavalcade of America Citizen Mama w/ Irene Dunne


•President Roosevelt Day of Infamy Speech 12-08-41

•John W. Vandercook Announcing VE Day

•Winston Churchill Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat Speech

•VE Reaction in N. Y. & L. A. 08-15-45

•Bob Trout Announcing WWII is Over

•General Douglas MacArthur Japanese Surrender

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570194726
Publisher: Radio Spirits, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.87(d)

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