Two wartime broadcast mics to go on display together for first time

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/31
By: Christie Chen

Taipei, July 31 (CNA) Two microphones used by late Republic of China President Chiang

Photo courtesy of Radio Taiwan International

Photo courtesy of Radio Taiwan International

Kai-shek (蔣介石) for two significant wartime broadcasts will go on display together in Taiwan for the first time beginning Aug. 3.

The two microphones – separately preserved at the Taipei-based Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC) and Radio Taiwan International (RTI) until now – made their first appearance together on Friday at a RTI event held to announce the exhibition.

The microphone preserved at BCC was used by Chiang to make his famous1937 remarks at Lushan in China’s Jiangxi Province.

During the speech, which marked the beginning of the ROC’s eight-year (1937-1945) War of Resistance against Japan, Chiang said China had reached the limits of its endurance of Japanese aggression.     [FULL  STORY]

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