The Guns of August

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the start of WWI we present this special rebroadcast: A Shortcut through the 20th Century-an impressionistic glance back at the last one hundred years, featuring the major events, inventions and discoveries; the rise & fall of Communism, the crash of stock market,the suffragette and civil rights movements, the World Wars, the holocaust and the birth of the atomic age, electricity and mass production. Eyewitnesses include Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Homer Simpson, the Amazing Crispin, Winston Churchill, Charlton Heston, Stan Marsh, Eric Cartman, Richard Belzer, Tom Brokaw, Regis Philbin, Hank Hill, Bela Legosi, Boomhauer, Orson Welles, Peggy & Bobby Hill, John Hurt, Rod Sterling, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Buster Keaton, Anne Dudley, Paul Morley, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda, Una O’Connor, Judy Garland, Admiral Byrd, Teddy Roosevelt, Eubie Blake, Quentin Crisp, Moondog, Guglielmo Marconi, Steve Berkowitz, Carrie Chapman Catt, Maureen Stapleton, M. Emmet Walsh, Will Durant, Kenneth Chamberlain, Art Shields, John Howard, Ronald Coleman, George Jessell, Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, Arnold Lucy, Henry Miller, Bill Murray, Dora Russell, Adela Rogers St. Johns, Emmanuel Herbert, Gloria Swanson, Dolph Sweet, Lowell Thomas, Violet Bochan, Herbert Hoover, James Cagney, Ginger Rogers, Will Rogers, George Raft, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Chico & Groucho Marx, George Burns & Gracie Allen, Paul Muni, Preston Foster, Walter Winchell, Babe Ruth, Beavis & Butthead, Lorraine Bracco, R. Crumb, Lee DeForrest, Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Fred Flintstone, Marlon Brando, Tarzan, Levi Stubbs, the Beatles, Humphrey Bogart, Dooley Wilson, Maureen O’Sullivan, Clayton Moore, Allen Ginsberg, Rudolph Hess, Howdy Doody, Austin Powers, The Elephant Man, Muhammed Ali, Bill Clinton, Yoko Ono, Ezra Pound, William S. Burroughs, Robert Armstrong, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Teller, Gen. Leslie R. Groves, the Mayor of Hiroshima, Harry Truman, Lewis Hill, William Mandel, IF Stone, Paul Robeson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Adlai Stevenson, Woodrow Wilson, Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Dan Quayle, Ross Perot, George Bush, Jerry Brown, Mario Cuomo, Jesse Jackson, Lloyd Benson, Jim Carrey, Edward R. Murrow, Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Brian Lamb, Elvis Presley, Harry Landers, Darren Dublin, Jack Kerouac, David Rapkin, Dwight D. Eisenhower, LBJ, Ronald Reagan, Che Guevarra, Chris Koch, Malcolm X, Karen Roston, Paolo Conte, Malachy McCourt, Joe Jackson, Peter Bergman, Arnold Roston, Heather Donahue, Bill St. James and various callers from New York City to Seattle, Washington

Produced by Peter Bochan

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