[Fighting in Tunisia]

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Radio Commentator Elmer Davis on June 17, 1942, as he dived into a study of the president’s executive order setting up the new Office of War Information after taking the oath as head of the agency.

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Episode #3.

Report by Elmer Davis, Chief of Office of War Information, describing the week's war news. Chief news this week is the Allied push to throw Rommel's army out of Tunisia -- no decisive success.

Date based on the mention of an address to the Maryland General Assembly by Anthony Eden, March 26th, 1943.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 68896
Municipal archives id: LT192