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TWTD Archive – April 25th, 1992

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 25, 1992 

THE HOME FRONT (1982) Part 4 of the 8-part series on WW II. “The U.S. at War – 1942. 

SUNNY MEADOWS PROGRAM (1-18-29) Very early radio broadcast featuring Ray Miller and the orchestra in a program recorded in Chicago. Host is Sunny Meadows. 

TREASURY STAR PARADE #4 (1942) Comedy by Olson and Johnson plus Carmen Miranda and Ella Logan in this continuing WW II series. Lt. Robert Montgomery appears in an “Average American” sketch. 

MOBILGAS NEWS PROGRAM (4-20-42) Newsman Fahey Flynn reports on WW II news, two days after Gen. James H. Doolittle and a squadron of American B-25s conducted a “sizeable raid” on the Japanese mainland, including Tokyo, Yokahama, Kobe and Nagoya. 

MAYTAG FROLICS (3-1-29) Very early program featuring the Coon-Sanders Orchestra. 

G. I. JIVE #896 (1940s) Jill puts some nickels in the WW II jukebox. 

A LEGEND NAMED JOLSON (1971) Walter Winchell narrates a musical documentary about the life of Al Jolson, the “world’s greatest entertainer.”