MARCH OF TIME, THE {SERIES PREMIERE} (RADIO)

Summary

One in this series of programs dramatizing current news events. Profiles of this week's news include the following: "Big Bill" Thompson is re-elected mayor of Chicago; the New York World newspaper is sold to the Scripps-Howard Group to form the Evening World-Telegram; in France, the annual steamer leaves for Devil's Island with 774 convicts aboard; King Alfonso XIII of Spain speaks after averting revolution; King Carol of Romania intercedes in the police torturing of a pickpocket; an auction of Russian treasures; House Speaker Nicholas Longworth adjourns the 71st Congress; and Congressman Fiorello La Guardia leads the Marine Orchestra. Includes commercials for Time magazine.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: March 6, 1931 Friday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R76:0063
  • GENRE: Radio - Docudrama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Chicago - Politics and government
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio series, 1931-1937
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

      William Hale Thompson
    • Nicholas Longworth
    • Alfonso XIII, King Of Spain
    • La Guardia, Fiorello

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