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

TWTD Archive – July 15, 1995

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 15, 1995

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (6-12-45) Fibber practices his magic act for the Elk’s Club smoker.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (7-8-45) Robert Trout and CBS correspondents with news of WW II from around the world.  “Japanese radio says that mustang fighter planes have attacked air fields in the Tokyo area.  In Germany, the Russians are still in complete control of Berlin following the arrival of American, British and French troops.”

OUR MISS BROOKS (10-24-48) Eve Arden as Miss Brooks as the Madison High School English teacher as everyone conspires to “keep Miss Brooks from buying an alligator bag so we can give it to her for her birthday.”

JURGEN’S JOURNAL (7-15-45) Walter Winchell offers World War II news and commentary on the fighting, the political situation and domestic issues.

WAR BOND MATINEE (5-7-45) George Olson and the orchestra with music from Chicago to promote the sale of WW II  bonds.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (6-19-45) Fibber has a secretive big deal brewing with Mr. Carstairs and won’t tell anyone what it’s about.  WW II setting.

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-29-51) Book 84, Chapter 8.  “Fanny comes to Clifford’s rescue.”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-30-51) Book 84, Chapter 10.  “A pilgrimage to San Diego.”