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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 10, 1993
PHIL HARRIS – ALICE FAYE SHOW (4-17-49) Alice has invited the girls’ school principal to dinner on Easter Sunday.
WORLD NEWS PARADE (3-28-43) Upton Close from Hollywood and John Vandercook from New York with WW II news. “Mussolini’s balcony exhibitionists duck for cellars as RAF planes roar overhead.”
YOUR HIT PARADE (4-10-43) Frank Sinatra, Joan Edwards and Mark Warnow and the orchestra present the top tunes of the week.
MEL BLANC SHOW (4-8-47) The Chamber of Commerce organizes an Easter Egg Hunt with local businesses supplying prize eggs for the contest.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (3-28-43) WW II coverage. “American planes have battered Jap bases throughout the Southwest Pacific and enemy bombers have retaliated with raids on our installations in the Solomons.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-17-49) Jack prepares for his Easter stroll down Wilshire Boulevard.