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

TWTD Archive – May 27th, 1995

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 27, 1995

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (4-24-45) Molly convinces Fibber to go to the Elk’s Club so he’ll be out of her way while she cleans the house.  WW II setting.

LUX RADIO THEATRE  (10-4-43) “Pride of the Yankees” starring Gary Cooper in the biography of baseball great Lou Gehrig. Cast includes Virginia Bruce and Edgar Buchanan. The program will be introduced by TWTD film historian Bob Kolososki.

BERLIN CALLING (1994) Documentary telling the true story of Americans who served the Nazi propaganda effort through world-wide short wave broadcasts, offering commentary, news and entertainment with a Nazi slant from Germany to America before and during World War II.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (5-1-45) Fibber plans to capture a wanted criminal for the reward money.