70th anniversary of World War II On this day in 1939 German troops rolled into Poland, beginning World War II. Neville Chamberlain declared war, FDR declared neutrality. Minnesotan Charles Lindbergh addressed the America First rally. Hear their voices, and an historian, on Midday.11:00 a.m.
Nick Hayes: Professor of history, and holds the university chair in critical thinking at St. John's University.
World War II on the Air CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and his team of radio reporters broadcast from the rooftops and streets of Europe during WWII, providing Americans with real-time information about the war. On the 70th anniversary of the beginning of WWII, Midday listens back to some of those CBS broadcasts.12:00 p.m.