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Audio Recording The nation in arms

The Nation in arms[sound recording] /Franklin K. Lane.

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  • The nation in arms


  • Speech by Franklin K. Lane, U.S. Secretary of the Interior. "We are fighting Germany because she sought to terrorize us and then to fool us... Germany has never asked forgiveness of the world [for sinking the Lusitania]...Belgian starving ...piteous cries of children...friendly, harmless, terrorized people."


  • Lane, Franklin K. spk
  • Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
  • A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [New York] : Nation's Forum, 1918.


  • -  Lane, Franklin K.--Political and social views
  • -  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • -  Political oratory--United States
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--United States--Propaganda
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--Germany
  • -  United States--Politics and government--1913-1921
  • -  Live sound recordings
  • -  Test pressings (Sound recordings)


  • Alternate takes (Sound recordings)


  • -  Nation's Forum: 77639-1 (matrix).
  • -  Franklin K. Lane, speaker.
  • -  Recorded Jan. 16, 1918, New York, N.Y.
  • -  Take 1.
  • -  Sound quality: very good.
  • -  Single-sided vinyl custom pressing of an original master recording made by the Columbia Graphophone Company; issued as an unnumbered Nation's Forum series matrix number 77639.
  • -  Without label; data handwritten on container.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Rigler and Deutsch index, DLC 308/0639
  • -  Goldenberg, D. "Nation's Forum : a history and discography," The Discographer, v. 2, n. 4
  • -  Source used: M/B/RS Recorded Sound Section Subjects files; discographical sources.
  • -  Production level cataloging.


  • 1 sound disc (3 min., 15 sec.) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • NCPB 03256

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004650675

Rights Advisory

  • Digital version reproduced by the Library of Congress through the generosity of the family of Guy Golterman and with the cooperation of CBS-Sony Records and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Online Format

  • audio

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435 Chancellor Square Court
Apt. C
Kirkwood, MO

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Chicago citation style:

Lane, Franklin K. Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. The Nation in Arms. [New York: Nation's Forum, 1918] Audio.

APA citation style:

Lane, F. K. S., Nation'S Forum Collection & A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. (1918) The Nation in Arms. [New York: Nation's Forum] [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Lane, Franklin K. Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. The Nation in Arms. [New York: Nation's Forum, 1918] Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.