MARCH OF TIME, THE {1938/03/24} (RADIO)


One in the series of programs dramatizing current news events. This program includes segments on the rumored marriage of conductor Leopold Stokowski and actress Greta Garbo; President Franklin D. Roosevelt's federal reorganization bill before Congress to reorganize federal agencies and create a department of welfare; air raids on Barcelona civilians in the Spanish Civil War; and an Austrian serving as a general with the Spanish Republican forces despite the danger to his family in Nazi Austria. Segments illustrating the changes in Austria since the recent Nazi takeover feature the indoctrination of anti-Jewish sentiment in the schools; the confiscation of Sigmund Freud's possessions in Vienna; and the forced resignation of the Vienna Philharmonic's conductor and musicians. (Series affiliation varies; on NBC, 1937-1943.)


  • DATE: March 24, 1938 Thursday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
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  • CATALOG ID: R88:0234
  • GENRE: Radio - Docudrama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Austria - History - 1938
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - Radio series, 1937-1943


    • Orson Welles … Cast
    • Greta Garbo
    • Leopold Stokowski
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt