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Wiley College Choir Performing on ABC Radio

The Wiley College choir under the direction of Gilbert Allen performs music on ABC radio. Wiley College of Marshall, TX, is a historically black college. The choir performs: Tchaikovsky's motet "O Praise Ye God;" Allen's arrangement of the spiritual "Amen;" Sergei Rachmaninoff's hymn "We Praise Thee;" Allen's arrangement of "We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace;" and two spirituals arranged by Hall Johnson, "Fix Me," and "I've Been 'Buked." The radio broadcast is undated, but the date is inferred based on the other item on the disc, which is a speech by President Truman.

President Truman, Rear Platform Remarks, Wolf Point Montana, September 29, 1952

President Harry S. Truman's Rear Platform Remarks, Wolf Point, Montana, September 29, 1952, 10:50 p.m. Transcript available in the Public Papers of the Presidents. The president gave two speeches in Wolf Point during his visit--this one late at night, and one early the next morning. Truman was campaigning on behalf of Adlai Stevenson for president.

Democratic Women's Day Program, 1950

Radio program in two parts commemorating Democratic Women's Day, sponsored by the women's division of the Democratic National Committee. India Edwards, executive director or the women's division, hosts the program. Guests include Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Georgia Neese Clark, Frieda Hennock, Ollie Remington Goldman, Perle Mesta, and Eugenie Anderson. 

"It's Up to You" with Eleanor Roosevelt

From a series of radio programs called "It's Up to You," sponsored by the Women's Democratic Committee. Hosted by India Edwards, executive director of the women's division of the Democratic party. The guest is Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States, diplomat, and activist. The subject is Democratic Women's Day, when women were admitted to the Executive Committee of the Democratic Party in 1919, and also women taking part in government.

"It's Up to You" with Faye Emerson

From a series of radio programs called "It's Up to You," sponsored by the Women's Democratic Committee. Hosted by India Edwards, executive director of the women's division of the Democratic party, with guest Faye Emerson, a film and stage actress. The subject of the program is disappointment in Dwight D. Eisenhower as a candidate and the influence of Sen. Robert Taft.