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TWTD Archive – February 6th, 1993

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JACK BENNY MONTH Part 1

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 6, 1993

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-10-43) Jack’s guest is emcee Phil Baker of the “Take It or Leave It” quiz program.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (2-7-43) WW II news: “The biggest news in England is that Prime Minister Churchill has returned after conferences in Casablanca with President Roosevelt.”

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-17-43) From New York, before an audience of WW II servicemen, Jack talks about his forthcoming concert at Carnegie Hall.  Guest is Oscar Levant.

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-28-43) Bing Crosby with guests Ginny Simms and actor Frank McHugh. WW II flavor.

THE VICTORY HOUR (2-2-43) WW II patriotic program aimed at the youth of America. Ralph Bellamy in a short drama, “Mind by Choice.”  Students from Nazi-oc- cupied countries offer eye-witness accounts of education in Europe under Hitler.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-31-43) Broadcasting from the U.S. Marine Base in Quantico, Virginia, Jack and the gang welcome guests actress Virginia Bruce and actor-director Gregory Ratoff.  WW II flavor.

FAHEY FLYNN AND THE NEWS (2-9-43) Reports on WW II and other events of the day.