This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Presentation of the Civil Defense Volunteer Organization.
Lives of children in the UK and children in New York are compared. "People different and, yet, the same."
"Tonight we speak of home - because we speak of children."
Archival audio of a news reporter introducing the sounds of an actual air raid in London. Two young Londoners are interviewed about their war jobs.
Explanation of the US Junior Service Corps, specifically caring for children and listening for airplanes overhead.
Two Girl Scouts talk about the work they did in first aid, for the Red Cross, and on a farm.
Importance of community responsibility.
Four boys who run a newspaper at their school talk about the work they do for the CDVO. A clip of Newbold Morris talking about the work they've done. They solicit the input of girls for their domestic pages.
[Poor quality original.]
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71810
Municipal archives id: LT1790