Carl F Roberts (born 1920)

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St Louis City County, Missouri

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Grammar School

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Ship Captains, Mates, Pilots, And Engineers

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Military serial#: 37620337
Enlisted: August 18, 1943 in Keesler Field Biloxi Mississippi
Military branch: Air Corps
Rank: Private, Reserves - Exclusive Of Regular Army Reserve And Officers Of The Officers Reserve Corps On Active Duty Under The Thomason Act (officers And Enlisted Men -- O.r.c. And E.r.c., And Nurses-reserve Status)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Ronald Lee Roberts Gravesite

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Ronald Lee Roberts Gravesite

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Lura Roberts Been

Lura Roberts Been

Roberts Family - 4 Generations

Roberts Family - 4 Generations

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

John Roberts, age 17

John Roberts, age 17

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Paul V. Roberts

Jacquelyn Munsch McDonald

Jacquelyn Munsch McDonald

Daniel J. Roberts

Daniel J. Roberts

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Sarah LeAnn Rowe Ronald Lee Roberts Gravesite Ronald Lee Roberts Gravesite Lura Roberts Been

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In 1920, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1938, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1941, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1978, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1985, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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