Retro Radio Podcast

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Retro Timeline Update – January 19 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:13 — 1.1MB) Dateline, January 19: 1935 coopers inc. sells the first briefs. 1937 howard hughes sets a new record by flying from los angeles to new york in 7 hours 28 minutes. 1942 japanese forces invade berma. 1946 general douglas mac arthur organizes the international […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 18 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05 — 1,008.8KB) Dateline, January 18: 1919 the paris peace conference opens in versailles 1941 brittish troops launch a counter offensive against italian north africa. 1943 the warsaw uprising. jews in the warsaw ghetto rise up for the first time. 1944 soviet forces liberate leningrad, affectingly […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 17. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:19 — 1.2MB) Dateline, January 17: 1917 the united states pays denmark 25 milliomn dollars for the virgin islands. 1929 popey the sailor man first appears in the thimble theater comic strip. 1945 the soviets capture the nearly destroyed city of warsaw. nazi forces begin the […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 16 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 0:57 — 893.7KB) Dateline, January 16: 1909 the shackleton expedition finds the magnetic south pole. 1919 the temperance movement enfluences congress to ratify the 18th amendment to the constitution. prohibition is to begin one year after the ratification. 1942 TWA flight 3 crashes, killing all aboard, […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 15 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:19 — 1.2MB) Dateline, January 15: 1919 boston molasses disaster. a large molasses tank ruptures, and a wave of molasses rolls down the street 21 are killed 150 are injured. 1936 the 1st building ever to be coated in glass is completed in toledo ohio. built […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 14 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:24 — 1.3MB) Dateline, January 14: 1784 revolutionary war: the US ratifies a peace treaty with brittain. 1942 fdr becomes the 1st president to fly on a plane while in office, when travelling from miami to morroco to meet with winston churchill. 1950 the first proto […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 13 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 0:50 — 775.7KB) Dateline, January 13: 1942 first use of an ejection seat, performed by a german test pilot in a jet fighter. 1942 Henry ford patents a plastic automobile, weighing 30% less than a normal car. 1968 Johnny cash performs live at folsom prison. Details […]

Retro Timeline Update – January 12 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 0:46 — 713.3KB) Dateline, January 12: 1915 Congress rejects a proposal to give women the right to vote. 1932 Hattie Caroway becomes the first woman senator. 1942 President FDR creates the national war labor board. Details provided by

Retro Timeline Update – January 9 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 0:57 — 896.9KB) Dateline January 9: 1909 Brittish leader of the Nimrod expedition, Ernest shackleton, plants flag near the South pole. 1918 Battle of bear valley, the last battle of the american indian wars. 1923 Juan De La Cierva K makes the first autogyro flight. 1945 […]

Vic and Sade – Lodge Catalogue 1957 (retro482) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:34 — 14.0MB) Sade is upset at Vic, and the crazy things the folks at the lodge keep trying to sell him through the catalog. Is she just suffering from a foolish dillusion? Vic manages to distract her with gossip about people in town with things […]