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TWTD Archive – October 10th, 1992

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 10, 1992

CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (10-12-42) “Admiral of the Ocean Sea” starring Orson Welles in a dramatized documentary of Columbus’ discovery of America. WW II presentation.

FIRESIDE CHAT (10-12-42) President Roosevelt, in a Columbus Day talk, reports on the Home Front during WW II.

CHARLIE MC CARTHY SHOW (10-12-47) Edgar Bergen and guest Linda Darnall with some Columbus Day fun. Charlie plays Columbus and Linda is Queen Isabella.

THEY MET THE BOAT (1950s) Gary Cooper and Linda Darnall in the story of Columbus’ arrival in the new land and the results of his discovery from the point of view of the American Indian.


JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-11-42) Broadcasting from the Army Air Base at Santa Ana, California. Guest is Barbara Stanwyck in this WW II program.

SUSPENSE (2-22-59) “Star Over Hong Kong” starring Marie Wilson as a movie star from America.