D-Day 34 Hours of CBS Coverage
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Date: March 2016
Duration: 31 hours 15 minutes
D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. It was the turning point of the war in Europe, the beginning of the end for the Axis as the Allies started their drive towards Germany. It was a momentous event that would change not only the course of World War II, but the history of the world. Hear President Roosevelt, the BBC feed of Communique #1, General Eisenhower from SHAEF headquarters, King George VI speaking from London via the BBC. Bill Henry in Washington interviews Congressmen Moss, McCormick, Rogers, Voorhees, Mundt, Herbert, and Gore. Regular CBS shows were included in the broadcast, 'The Passing Parade', 'Columbia Presents Corwin', 'Burns & Allen', 'The Doctor Fights', 'Perry Mason', 'Valiant Lady', 'Light of the World', 'The Open Door', 'Bachelor's Children', 'Kate Smith Speaks', 'Big Sister', 'The Romance of Helen Trent', 'Life Can Be Beautiful', 'Ma Perkins', and 'The Goldbergs' among them.