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TWTD Archive – July 6, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 6, 1996

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (4-23-51) We begin another summer-long series of One Man’s Family programs by the great Carlton E. Morse.  We pick up where we left off last year, and begin with Chapter 1 of Book 85 in the continuing saga of the Barbour family.  Chapter 1: “The unhappy co-ed.”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (4-24-51) Book 85, Chapter 2: “What is Joan up to?”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (4-25-51) Book 85, Chapter 3: “Claudia has doubts about Joan.”

ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “A Coffin for the Lady.”  Writer Carlton E. Morse shows his I-Love-A-Mystery-style in this three-part adventure.  On an uninhabited island on the Canadian pacific coast, Captain Bart Friday and Skip Turner are on an intelligence mission for the military.  Chapter 1 of 3.

ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “A Coffin for the Lady.”  Chapter 2 of 3.

ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “A Coffin for the Lady.”  Chapter 3 of 3.

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (4-26-51) Book 85, Chapter 4: “Nicky asserts himself.”

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (4-27-51) Book 85, Chapter 5: “Joan takes matters into her own hands.”  Note: Chapters 6 and 7 of Book 85 are missing from our collection, but the story picks up with Chapter 8 next week on Those Were The Days.

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio. (1986) Lesson 5: Law and Order.  The Radio Act of 1927 was the first real attempt to govern broadcasting, creating the Federal Radio Commission to administer the new law and to bring order out of chaos.