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The March of Time

First Week of World War II
Length: 29 mins
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Summary

From December 11, 1941, the classic NBC Radio program The March of Time presents a dramatization of America's first week at war. Created by Time magazine, the program used actors and movie-like scripts to bring news events to life. This episode aired just four days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and three days after President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war.
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The March of Time was the first important documentary series on radio. With its unparalleled financial and editorial resources, it gave the public a provocative, expertly executed weekly report on current events." (Edward Bliss, Jr., Now the News: The Story of Broadcast Journalism)

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