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The Big Broadcast: June 8, 2014

A 70th Anniversary Salute to D-Day June 6, 1944. A look at how radio covered "Operation Overlord", the D-Day Invasion. The program contains coverage from CBS and NBC. You'll hear pool reports from correspondents and broadcasts of Bob Hope, Red Skelton and Fibber McGee & Molly.

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