[Tunisia, Poland]

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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 #8.

Report by Elmer Davis, Chief of Office of War Information, provides weekly update on the war.

Hard fighting, heavy casualties in Tunisia. Germans and Russians in Poland, discovery of dead Polish soldiers.

[Poor quality original.]

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 68909
Municipal archives id: LT196