Register of the America's town meeting of the air radio broadcast

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Register of the America's town meeting of the air radio broadcast

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: America's town meeting of the air radio broadcast
Dates: 1945 April 27
Collection Number: XX642
Creator: America's town meeting of the air (Radio program)
Collection Size: 1 item (2 phonorecords) (0.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Relates to the founding of the United Nations and its prospective role in ensuring world peace.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

America's town meeting of the air radio broadcast, 1945 April 27, Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to the founding of the United Nations and its prospective role in ensuring world peace.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United Nations.
Peace.
Phonorecords.


Record Cabinet

Original sleeve label reads: America's Town Meeting of the Air/San Francisco, California. Civic Auditorium: April 27, 1945 Director and founder: George P. Denny, Jr. 27 April 1945

Note

Use copy reference number: xx642_a_0002840

Scope and Content Note

Undersecretary Joseph C. Grew, Senator Tom Connally of Texas, Harold E. Stassen, Chairman of the Council for Democracy Raymond Swing, commentator William L. Shirer, and commentator H. V. Kaztenborn discuss setting up the United Nations. The speakers see the UN as a major step to world law, order, and peace. Some relate the establishment of the UN to the end of the Wild West in America and as a precursor to world government. Side B label reads: 4 Station KGO Freq 810 Date 4/27/45 Time 8:30 PM Program Town Meeting Language Eng.