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  • AMERICAN FOLKLIFE RADIO PROJECT (RADIO)

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    One in this series of reports featuring various forms of unusual American folklife, covered by independent producer and reporter David Isay for National Public Radio. In this report, Isay examines the ritual of snake handling in West Virginia. He intervi...

  • LUX RADIO THEATRE: MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (RADIO)

    (December 02, 1946)

    One in this dramatic anthology series which presents radio adaptations of motion pictures featuring Hollywood stars, often in roles they originated on screen. This program is a musical comedy romance set at the turn of the century in St. Louis. It is world...

  • JOHN F. KENNEDY: ASSASSINATION, I, #6 (RADIO)

    (November 22, 1963)

    The sixth hour of coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The presidential plane has just landed at Andrews Air Force Base. There is a statement from President Lyndon B. Johnson. Statements are issued by U.S. Ambassador to the United...

  • AMERICA'S TOWN MEETING (RADIO)

    (August 08, 1950)

    One in this series of programs in which important issues of the day are debated. This program addresses the question "Do we need more wartime controls now?" Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-Minn.) puts forth the reasons why there should be more regulations agains...

  • CARNEGIE HALL (RADIO)

    (December 20, 1949)

    A special Christmas program of this series of concerts of classical music. Dr. Frank Black conducts the orchestra in a program of holiday music, including Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty Waltz" and Engelbert Humperdinck's overture to the opera "Hansel and ...

  • SOUNDBITES (RADIO)

    (December 12, 1991)

    One in this series of programs featuring comedy skits that were written and produced by Michael Dalby and George Wilson. The program includes a performance of political Christmas carols by lounge singers Biff and Barney from Washington D.C., after which t...

  • SOUNDBITES (RADIO)

    (September 05, 1991)

    One in this series of programs featuring comedy skits that were written and produced by Michael Dalby and George Wilson. The program includes an interview with an impersonator of Manuel Noriega awaiting trial in the United States; lounge singers Biff and B...

  • SOUNDBITES (RADIO)

    (September 12, 1991)

    One in this series of programs featuring comedy skits that were written and produced by Michael Dalby and George Wilson. This program includes a skit about returning to school and SAT tests and scores; a performance by the sultry Russian singer Svetlana; t...

  • SOUNDBITES (RADIO)

    (October 03, 1991)

    One in this series of programs featuring comedy skits that were written and produced by Michael Dalby and George Wilson. This program includes a segment about Biosphere II; a performance by lounge singers Biff and Barney about the Democratic presidential c...

  • REMEMBER {1940} (RADIO)

    (1943)

    One in this series of music programs produced by the Armed Forces Radio Service. In this program, host Fred MacMurray reminisces about the year 1940 and plays hit records from that year, including "I Haven't Time To Be A Millionaire," "The Pessimistic Cha...

  • SOUNDBITES (RADIO)

    (October 24, 1991)

    One in this series of programs featuring comedy skits that were written and produced by Michael Dalby and George Wilson. The program includes a skit about Halloween; a parody of the NBC coverage of the Middle East Peace Conference in Madrid, with impersona...

  • WHO KILLED MICHAEL FARMER? (RADIO)

    (April 21, 1958)

    A documented report by Edward R. Murrow on the brutal slaying of a teenage boy by a street gang in New York City's Upper West Side. Murrow seeks the roots of this and other crimes by juvenile delinquents. There are extensive interviews with the boys invo...

  • ADDRESS BY GEORGE C. MARSHALL (RADIO)

    (June 04, 1947)

    General George C. Marshall addresses an associated Harvard alumni meeting on commencement day, June, 1947. He discusses the fact that since Europe's requirements for the next three or four years of food and other necessities will be much greater than her ...

  • LIGHT UP TIME STARRING FRANK SINATRA AND DOROTHY KIRSTEN (RADIO)

    (1949/12/xx)

    One in this daily music series starring crooner Frank Sinatra and lyric soprano Dorothy Kirsten. Sinatra opens with "Sweet Lorraine" and then turns the microphone over to the program's "fireside chanteuse," Kirsten, who sings "Mad About You." Together th...

  • ROCKLINE: SPINAL TAP (RADIO)

    (August 30, 2000)

    One in this syndicated radio series which features interviews, phone calls from listeners, and the recordings of some of the music world's most popular artists. This edition, hosted by Bob Coburn, features Spinal Tap, the notorious parody of British heavy...

  • CRISTINA OPINA AND MARIA ELENA SALINAS {IN CONTACT, CHRISTINA THINKS, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER} {KOSOFSKY ETHNIC RADIO COLLECTION -- SPANISH} (RADIO)

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    One in this series of weekly Spanish-language talk shows that deals with issues of life and society, hosted by Maria Elena Salinas and Cristina Saralegui. Salinas begins with a discussion of the situation in Mexico, where the entrenched Institutional Revo...

  • METROPOLITAN OPERA BROADCASTS: NORMA, PT. 1 (RADIO)

    (April 04, 1970)

    Part one of three. One in this series of performances by the Metropolitan Opera. In this program, the Metropolitan Opera performs Bellini's "Norma," set in Roman times. Norma, high priestess of the Druids, had secretly broken her vow of chastity and bor...

  • INTERVIEW WITH WALT DISNEY (RADIO)

    (June 23, 1938)

    In this special program, Walt Disney speaks at Cambridge, Mass., where he has just received an honorary degree from Harvard University. The creator of Mickey Mouse discusses his creation on the 10th anniversary of the character's debut, and talks about his...

  • VOX POP {EXCERPT} (RADIO)

    (1936/08/xx)

    An excerpt from this man-on-the-street interview series hosted by Parks Johnson and Jerry Belcher. The two use NBC microwave transmitters -- a brand new technology -- to conduct interviews with various people on the streets of New York City. (This series a...

  • ROBERT FROST AND HIS POETRY (RADIO)

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    This program features Robert Frost reading selections of his poetry. Also featured is his ill-fated attempt to read from his work in the blinding sun at the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, while Lyndon B. Johnson tries to shield the podium with ...