V.E. Day 60th Anniversary World War 2 Historical Drama from the archives of the CBC
March 29, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsThis radio program is the story of W.W. II. Utilizing a mixture of excerpts of actual speeches and dramatizations it brings to life the attitudes of that time.
During World War II, one of the strongest threads that connected every citizen to global events was their radio.
With this one-hour documentary, listeners are treated to some of the most stirring speeches of the day. Listen to Roosevelt's speech that includes, "The Hand that held the dagger stuck it into the back of its neighbour….", Neville Chamberlain announcing war with Germany, Winston Churchill stating "…this was their finest hour…" plus many other prominent people of that era.
The dramatized segments of this docudrama add elements that uniquely convey the feelings of civilians and soldiers during the tumultuous times leading up to and during the war.
THE ROAD TO VICTORY
Original Broadcast May 8 1945
Producer : Andrew Allan
Writer: Gerald Noxon
Conductor/ Composer : Lucio Agostini
Actors : John Drainie, Headly Rainnie, Lorne Greene, Alan King
Speakers : H.D.G. Crerar, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, King George VI, Matthew Halton
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One hour on one CD