World War II

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Teaching About Onlookers’ Role In The Holocaust

The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.

03/23/2015

(Dr. Eugene Richardson speaks to students at William Penn Charter School.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Visiting a Philadelphia School, a Tuskegee Airman Tells World War II Unit’s Story of Triumph

Dr. Eugene Richardson shared his story with students and faculty at Penn Charter, describing how he first became interested in flying when he was just five years old.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(Jack O’Connell stars as Louie Zamperini in "Unbroken.")

Movie Review: ‘Unbroken’

We exited the theatre wishing the film had worked us up to a higher emotional plane.

12/30/2014

(Benedict Cumberbatch stars as legendary cryptographer Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game.")

Movie Review: ‘The Imitation Game’

It’s five movies in one, and all of them are engrossing and impressive.

12/24/2014

1939:  Steel helmeted German troops marching into Prague during the invasion of Czechoslovakia. By-standers are giving them a Nazi salute.  (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

New Book Reveals Nazi Plot To Blow Up U.S. Targets With Help From Local Minister

This is the culmination of 12 years of detective work by a New Jersey clergyman.

12/07/2014

Edward “Babe” Heffron (credit: Patricia Zarel)

New Efforts Underway To Erect Memorial To Local WWII Hero

Efforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward “Babe” Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series “Band of Brothers.”

11/10/2014

(Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

In South Jersey, A Big Thank-You to Decades of Local US Military Veterans

World War II veteran Morris Dworkin, 92, was among those honored at the Kennedy Health System just ahead of Veterans’ Day.

11/06/2014

(Richard Maloney, the former KYW Newsradio reporter and military veteran, visits the US Navy submarine base at New London, Conn.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memories of Military Service

Many US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.

11/06/2014

(Julie Wilson, left, transcribes the conversation as an interviewer, right, talks with an unidentified World War II veteran about his military service.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Stories of Local US Military Vets Preserved for Library of Congress Project

Volunteer stenographers captured the interviews with military veterans, including those from World War II.

11/05/2014

O'Reilly Vs. Stewart 2012: The Rumble In The Air-Conditioned Auditorium

Bill O’Reilly: ‘History Will Judge The Obama Presidency As A Failure’

Dom Giordano talked with Bill O’Reilly about his new book Killing Patton on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

10/21/2014

(Brad Pitt, Jon Bernthal, and Shia LeBeouf star in "Fury.")

Weekend Box Office Report: Victory For ‘Fury’

The World War II drama starring Brad Pitt took in an estimated $24-million to finish first on its debut weekend.

10/20/2014

(Brad Pitt, Jon Bernthal, and Shia LeBeouf star in "Fury.")

Movie Review: ‘Fury’

This World War II action drama would have benefitted from a bit less action and a bit more drama.

10/16/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Local World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

It was a day of honor and celebration for a decorated World War II veteran in our area.

08/13/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.2.14

Chris discussed the popularity of soccer in the US after the loss of the men’s World Cup team, Governor Tom Corbett’s handling of the budget standoff and he took calls on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s refusal to answer questions about the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. He talked to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/02/2014

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