WWII

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu February 6, 2014

WWII Radio Shaped News Coverage

During WWII, radio brought news from around the world into the homes of Americans.
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Remembering and Learning from the Holocaust

The Yellow Star ordered by the Nazis for Jews to wear.
University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

  An estimated 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Six million of them were Jews. Of those, more than one million were children. The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, formed by a group of Holocaust survivors and their families, educates about the Holocaust, remembers its victims and acts on its lessons.

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David Gillham
1:30 am
Fri June 21, 2013

"City of Women" set in WWII Berlin

Local author David Gillham talks with Mark Perzel about his bestselling novel, City of Women, based in World War II Berlin, and now out in paperback.

"Road to Valor"
1:30 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali

Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar Gino Bartali, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. It also shares the story of how his secret efforts helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. Aili & Andres McConnon discuss their book Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation which recounts Bartali’s inspirational life.

"Love in the 40's"
12:32 am
Fri February 1, 2013

A Love Story for the Ages

Jane Durrell introduces listeners to a fascinating author from Cincinnati. Vivian Kline is 83 years old, a widow, mother of three and grandmother of six. She was once and artist known for her enameling, and has written three books. Her newest, Love in the 40’s When Mail Came Twice a Day, is a deeply personal look at love. After 67 years in storage, she found a box of love letters from when she was 19 and her soon-to-be husband Danny was 26. They lived 80 miles apart and phone calls were prohibitively expensive, so they wrote letters… not only proclaiming their love for one another, but with references to life during those war years.


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