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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, June 24, 1995
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-22-51) We begin another summer-long series of programs by the great Carlton E. Morse. A few episodes from Book 84 are missing, but the story will be easy to follow in the 20 chapters that survive. The drama picks up, generally, where we left off last summer. In Chapter 4 of Book 84, Hazel is concerned because it has been a long time since she has heard from her son Pinky in Oregon. Meanwhile, Margaret is working on a history of the Barbour Family.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-26-51) Book 84, Chapter 8. Paul is in Oregon, checking on Pinky.
PRESIDENT HARRY S TRUMAN (6-26-45) Chet Huntley reports on the closing session of the United Nations Conference for International Organization from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. President Truman addresses the delegates, speaking about the great work done in developing a charter for the U. N. and what it means for the world.
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (6-5-45) Molly wants the hall closet cleaned out in anticipation of the arrival of Mrs. Carstairs who is coming for tea.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (12-15-52) “African Queen” starring Humphrey Bogart and Greer Garson. The story of a souse and a spinster who travel up the Congo during the first World War. The program is introduced by TWTD film historian Bob Kolososki.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-27-51) Book 84, Chapter 7. “Pinky Murray, Seamnan Recruit.”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (3-28-51) Jack is worried about Nicolette.