Audio Clip: Robert S. Kerr
Robert S. Kerr served in the Senate from 1948 until his death in 1963, and gained so much power and influence that he was referred to as the "uncrowned king of the Senate." Here is his speech about the Allies' victory over Germany in World War II on Victory Europe Day. Next is the speech he gave following the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific theater on Victory Japan Day.
V-E Day Announcement on KTOK Radio, May 8, 1945 (Running time: 1:53)
V-J Day Announcement on KTOK Radio, August 15, 1945 (Running time: 2:25)
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