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TWTD Archive – March 19th, 1994

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, March 19, 1994

WORDS AT WAR (3-21-44)  “Der Fuehrer,” a dramatization of Conrad Heiden’s “expose of a great lie…a colossal mystery story which sprang from a graveyard and staggered the world.”  From the WW II series presented in cooperation with the Council on Books in Wartime.

FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1992) Program number seven in the BBC series of reenactments of the 1932 Marx Brothers radio show.

LUX RADIO THEATRE (2-8-43) “The Maltese Falcon” starring Edward G. Robinson, Gail Patrick and Laird Cregar in an interesting example of alternate casting in this radio version of the 1941 screen classic, about the search for the elusive Black Bird. WW II framework.

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (2-17-44) Bing Crosby with guests Cass Daly and Marilyn Maxwell. Time Marches Back to 1918. WW II setting.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (3-19-44) WW II news coverage: The Germans say that American bombers, striking from bases in Italy, have attacked the Southern Reich again today… Last night Royal Air Force hit Frankfort and other targets with great force.”