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TWTD Archive – August 31, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 31, 1996

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (10-25-47) Ralph Edwards matches contestants with zany stunts while the Miss Hush” contest continues.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (9-14-52) Back from a summertime trip to England, Jack prepares his first show of the new season.  Jack tries to get Bob Crosby to sign his contract to replace Phil Harris. This is Bob’s first show with Jack, and his daughter Kathy also appears.

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-18-51) Book 85, Chapter 20: “Claudia’s mounting concern.”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-21-51) Book 85, Chapter 21: “Meet James Beech.”

RAILROAD HOUR (7-20-53) “Starlight” with Gordon MacRae and Dorothy Warrenskjold. “A memory of the days of good old vaudeville” is almost a cavalcade of show business from vaudeville to video!

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-22-51) Book 85, Chapter 22: “Mother and daughter talk it out.”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (5-23-51) Book 85, Chapter 23: “Clifford’s promotion.”

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 11: In a Family Way discusses the family comedy series from five different approaches: 1) husband-and-wife, 2) homespun, 3) problems of the family as a unit, 4) teenagers’ problems, and 5) the cartoon format.