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  • Winston Churchill: Hero of History | Nina Joan Mattikow

    Winston Churchill: Hero of History

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    He was Britain's glory, an aristocrat who possessed the common touch, a brilliant orator and inspiring leader whose indomitable courage towers in history. The voice of Churchill is one of the most identifiable in history. His story is more than that of a great leader. It is the moving account of a man who overcame his weaknesses to grow stronger and stronger as crises mounted. Hear again that unmistakeable voice.

  • Harry Truman: Hero of History | Nina Joan Mattikow

    Harry Truman: Hero of History

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    "Give 'em Hell Harry" was a colorful, feisty, plain-speaking Missourian who rose to greatness, made the most agonizing decision in history and energized a war-weary America. When Harry Truman assumed the presidency following the death of FDR on April 12, 1945, he was a virtual unknown. Now hear his famous voice, the actual news broadcasts, actual events and his fascinating life story.

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Hero of History | Nina Joan Mattikow

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Hero of History

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    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    This audio program features the actual speeches and life story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

  • John F. Kennedy: Hero of History | Nina Joan Mattikow

    John F. Kennedy: Hero of History

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    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    He was youth, vigor, and optimism personified. Born to wealth and privilege, he became a symbol of America. With his wife by his side, the young president ushered in a new, elegant, artistic, and cultural era in the White House. The postwar baby boomers were coming of age and Kennedy's tragic assassination became the catalyst for social and cultural upheaval in the decade to follow. Hear again his famous voice, the turbulent events, and the compelling life story of John F. Kennedy.

  • The Fabulous 40's | Nina Joan Mattikow

    The Fabulous 40's

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    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and America was in the war. FDR was followed by Harry Truman, who had to make the agonizing decision to drop the bomb and end the war. Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman were kings of the jukebox....Here are the actual voices, events, and music of an incredible decade.

  • The Fabulous 50's | Nina Joan Mattikow

    The Fabulous 50's

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    Eisenhower followed Truman into the White House. Dr. Martin Luther King led the Montgomery bus boycott. Sputnik launched the Space Age. Krischev visited the U.S. Everyone was moving to the suburbs, dancing to "Rock Around the Clock", and listening to Alan Freed and Dick Clark. Marilyn Monroe and James Dean were movie idols. Here are the actual voices and events of the 1950s.

  • The Fabulous 60's | Nina Joan Mattikow

    The Fabulous 60's

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    • By Nina Joan Mattikow
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    The first troops went to Vietnam. Bob Dylan sang "Blowin' in the Wind". Star Trek debuted on TV. On November 22, 1963, the assassination of JFK shocked the nation, and was followed by the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. Here are the actual voices and events of a tumultous decade.

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