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Radio Days: A Soundbite of History

This wonderful site, provided by James F. Widner, has something for anyone interested in vintage radio or 1930s-40s American culture. Users will find a large number of substantial audio clips and information on radio programs of all stripes and colors. The Timeline section highlights significant radio programs that began in the current month, offering short descriptive pieces and recordings. Under Radio News, users will find biographies and audio samples from the "founding fathers" of American broadcast journalism. The section also contains some of the most famous radio recordings ever made, including the Hindenberg Disaster, George Hick's report on D-Day, and the sinking of the Andrea Doria. The Drama section has summaries and recordings from some of the greatest programs in the comedy, mystery, private eye, and science fiction genres. Highlights include samples from Burns and Allen, House of Mystery, and Flash Gordon. The site also offers a large collection of related links.
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c1997
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1998-02-24
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