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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. Reposting from 2014. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular … Continue reading

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On the Radio: 1947

I’m trying to immerse myself in the period (remember we have been doing 1944 and the 1947project was 10 years ago, so I listened to a few radio programs from January 1947. Jan. 17, 1947: “The Lone Ranger.” Jan. 18, … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — The Fourth of July, 1944

July 4, 1944 ”The Make-Believe Sheriff” is the title of today’s episode of “The Green Hornet.” Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org ”Lum and Abner” are building a health resort on grandpappy’s farm. Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org. Get ready to smile with “Vic and … Continue reading

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ALLIES INVADE FRANCE! JUNE 6, 1944; Complete Radio Coverage

The headline and map by Charles Owens from The Times. June 6, 1944: Complete radio coverage of the D-Day Invasion. This was pool coverage using correspondents from various news organizations. By 10 a.m., CBS had resumed regular programming with news … Continue reading

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March 2014 Reader Survey

Here are the results as of Saturday. I’m guessing the figures may change a bit, but not too much.

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1944 on the Radio — Brian Aherne on ‘Burns and Allen,’ March 28, 1944

March 28, 1944 It’s Tuesday in  1944, which means we have: — Brian Aherne is the guest on “Burns and Allen.” Listen for the Frank Sinatra jokes. Courtesy of Otrrlibary.org via Archive.org. — The Great Gildersleeve visits “Fibber McGee and … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Roy Rogers on ‘Command Performance,’ March 25, 1944

March 25, 1944 It’s Saturday in 1944, which means we have: — Jim is wounded while fighting the Japanese in Malaya in “The Adventures of Jungle Jim.”  Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.or via Archive.org. — Don Ameche is the host with Carmen … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Victor Moore Visits ‘Amos ‘N’ Andy,’ March 24, 1944

March 24, 1944 It’s Friday in 1944, which means we have: — Victor Moore is the guest on “Amos ‘N’ Andy.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — “The Lone Ranger.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — Linda Darnell Visits ‘Abbott and Costello,’ March 23, 1944

March 23, 1944 It’s Thursday in 1944, which means we have: — Linda Darnell is the guest on “The Abbott and Costello Show,” with the current popular hit “Speak Low.” Courtesy of Otrrlibary.org via Archive.org. — “The Dinah Shore Program.” … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Betty Hutton Visits ‘Orson Welles Radio Almanac,’ March 22, 1944

March 22, 1944 It’s Wednesday in 1944, which means we have: — Betty Hutton is the guest on “Orson Welles’ Radio Almanac.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — Earl Wrightson is the guest on “To Your Good Health,” a musical program, from … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Rita Hayworth on ‘Burns and Allen,’ March 21, 1944

March 21, 1944 It’s Tuesday in 1944 and today we have: — Rita Hayworth is the guest on “Burns and Allen.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org — “Fibber McGee and Molly.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — ‘Lux Radio Theatre’ and ‘The Lone Ranger,’ March 20, 1944

March 20, 1944 It’s Monday in 1944, which means we have: — Franchot Tone, Chester Morris, Anne Baxter and Miriam Hopkins in “The Hard Way” on Lux Radio Theatre. Courtesy of Archive.org. — “The Lone Ranger.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — Jack Benny and Fred Allen, March 19, 1944

March 19, 1944 It’s Sunday in 1944, which means we have: — “The Jack Benny Show.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org —“The Texaco Star Theater” with Fred Allen. Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org.

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World War II on the Radio, March 19, 1944

March 19, 1944 — CBS’ “World News Today” reports on Allied bombing of Germany and the battle for Cassino. “This is still a battle of yard by yard annihilation.” Courtesy of Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — ‘The Adventures of Jungle Jim,’ March 18, 1944

March 18, 1944 It’s Saturday in 1944 and today we have: — Jungle Jim and the crew evade Japanese soldiers.  “The Adventures of Jungle Jim.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org via Archive.org.

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1944 on the Radio — Constance Bennett Visits ‘Bill Stern’s Sports Newsreel,’ March 17, 1944

March 17, 1944 It’s Friday in 1944 and today we have: — Andy finally located Madam Queen in “The Amos ‘N’ Andy Show.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — Constance Bennett is the guest on “Bill Stern’s Sports Newsreel.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary.org … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Alan Hale appears on ‘Abbott and Costello,’ March 16, 1944

March 16, 1944 It’s Thursday in 1944, and today we have: — Alan Hale is the guest on “The Abbott and Costello Show.” Courtesy of Otrrlibrary via Archive.org. — Laird Cregar is the guest with Hans Conried in “Narrative about … Continue reading

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1944 on the Radio — Charles Laughton on ‘Orson Welles’ Radio Almanac,’ March 15, 1944

March 15, 1944 It’s Wednesday in 1944, and today we have: — Charles Laughton is the guest on “Orson Welles’ Radio Almanac.” More jokes about the income tax. Courtesy of Archive.org. — “The Lone Ranger.” Courtesy of Archive.org. — Baritone … Continue reading

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