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TWTD Archive – April 23rd, 1994

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 23, 1994

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (4-20-44) Bing Crosby welcomes guests Dave Shelly.  Time Marches Back to 1932 with Bing as a music publisher and Dave as a composer. WW II flavor.

INNER SANCTUM (1-12-48) “Tempo in Blood” with Mason Adams and Everett Sloane. A piano player commits the perfect crime and doesn’t even know it.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (4-18-44) As the program starts its tenth year on the air, Fibber is certain that his neighbor across the street is a Nazi spy.  WW II comedy.

WORDS AT WAR (4-23-44) “The Story of Lend Lease,” dramatizing FDR’s WW II message to Congress telling what Lend Lease has accomplished to date, explaining its cost and showing how it is helping win the war.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-23-44) Remote broadcast from Vancouver, British Columbia to promote Canada’s Fifth Victory Loan.  This is Dennis Day’s last show before entering the Navy during WW II.

SUSPENSE (6-14-55) “The Whole Town’s Sleeping” starring Jeanette Nolan with Paula Winslowe in the Ray Bradbury story “The Lonely One.”