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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 20, 1994
WORLD NEWS TODAY (8-20-44) CBS correspondents report news of WW II. “The Germans say American forces have crossed the Seine northwest of Paris.” (Paris was liberated on August 23, 1944).
BETWEEN YOU AND JANE COWL (8-22-44) The stage actress in a program of comments and memories, “everyday happenings, a little about everything.” In this segment, she talks of WW II marriages.
BETWEEN YOU AND JANE COWL (8-23-44) Jane sets aside her scheduled show and talks about the WW II Liberation of Paris, looking back on the history of the City of Lights with a dramatic, inspiring story.
LIBERATION OF PARIS (8-23-44) A special broadcast observing the WW II liberation of Paris, “the first capitol city among our Allies to free herself from German domination.” A musical tribute with Lily Pons. “After four years of Nazi slavery, Paris has torn herself free from her oppressors and the beloved capitol of France is once again the City of Light.”
RAILROAD HOUR (7-16-51) “Springtime in Paris” starring Gordon MacRae and Dorothy Warrenskjold offering “the great music of the City of Paris in a brand new musical play by Lawrence and Lee. A boy-meets-girl story.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (1-18-51) Book 82, Chapter 14.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (1-19-51) Book 82, Chapter 15
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (1-22-51) Book 82, Chapter 16.