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Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

TWTD Archive – August 3, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 3, 1996

JUDY CANOVA SHOW (8-24-43) Judy goes shopping for a new dress.

GEORGE WATSON SHOW (3-23-57) WBBM Chicago’s resident comedian with a comic disc jockey show using his own and other comic voices.

LIGHTS OUT (4-13-43) A girl about to be killed by thugs is rescued by a ghost with a bow and arrow in “The Archer.”  Arch Oboler hosts.

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-10-51) Book 85, Chapter 14: “Is it MISS Toots Schultz or MRS.?

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-11-51) Book 85, Chapter 15: “A marriage is dissolved.”

DUFFY’S TAVERN (9-22-44) Ed Gardner stars as Archie, the manager of the tavern. Guest is actress Gene Tierney and Archie wants to take her to the Stork Club.

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-14-51) Book 85, Chapter 16: “The path of love is not smooth.”

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 9: New and Improved discusses the measures taken to regulate broadcast advertising, “payola” and “plugola,” as well as setback broadcasting suffered when cigarette advertising was outlawed.  This program also reviews the advent of television, its impact on radio, and the countermeasures radio station managers initiated.