The Resource Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway, Elliot Carlson, (eaudio)

Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway, Elliot Carlson, (eaudio)

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Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway
Title
Stanley Johnston's blunder
Title remainder
the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway
Statement of responsibility
Elliot Carlson
Title variation
Reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway
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eng
Summary
In 1942 Stanley Johnston is embarked in the aircraft carrier USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea. In addition to recording the crew's doomed effort to save the ship, Johnston displays great heroism, earning the praise of the Lexington's senior officers. They even recommend him for a medal. Then his story darkens. On board the rescue ship Barnett, Johnston is assigned to a cabin where messages from the Pacific Fleet commander, Admiral Chester Nimitz, are routinely, and carelessly, circulated. One reveals the order of battle of Imperial Japanese Navy forces advancing on Midway Atoll. Carlson captures the outrage among U.S. Navy brass when they read the 7 June 1942 Chicago Tribune front-page headline, "NAVY HAD WORD OF JAP PLAN TO STRIKE AT SEA." Admirals note that the information in the Tribune article parallels almost precisely the highly secret material in Nimitz's dispatch. They fear Japanese commanders will discover the article, grasp that their code has been cracked, and quickly change it, thereby depriving the U.S. Navy of a priceless military asset. Drawing on never-before-released testimony, Carlson takes listeners inside the grand jury room where jurors convened by the Roosevelt administration consider charges that Johnston violated the Espionage Act
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
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Carlson, Elliot
Dewey number
940.54/26699
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Joe Barrett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barrett, Joe
  • hoopla digital
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  • Johnston, Stanley
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942
  • War correspondents
  • Leaks (Disclosure of information)
  • Johnston, Stanley
  • Chicago Tribune (Firm)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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not applicable
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Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway, Elliot Carlson, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 41 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781541491717
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11978241
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11978241
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MWT11978241
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. victory at Midway, Elliot Carlson, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 41 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781541491717
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11978241
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11978241
System control number
MWT11978241
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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