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TWTD Archive – December 2, 1995

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 2, 1995

TWENTY-FIRST PRECINCT (1950s) Everett Sloane stars as the police captain in charge. While a woman files a complaint, the station house prepares for the Christmas party to be held for neighborhood children.

POP CHRONICLES – The 40s (1972) Program seven in the eight-part series. Music from the end of the decade.

ROBERT TROUT AND THE NEWS (12-12-48) No doubt about it, the Electoral College will elect Harry Truman.

LIVING, 1948 (12-12-48) “The Greatest Christmas Present” is the story of an immigrant family who comes to America for the birth of their child.

SONGS BY SINATRA (12-5-45) In New York, Frank presents an early look at the holiday season and sings a medley of Christmas carols in anticipation of the first peacetime Christmas after the end of WW II.

PHIL HARRIS – ALICE FAYE SHOW (12-19-52) Phil has to play Santa Claus at the Women’s Club Christmas Party.