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Words At War



The NBC program WORDS AT WAR is one of my very very favorite old time radio shows. I don't have all episodes available (disabled & can't…

1944 Radio News



News from 1944. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1944 news file …

Biographies in Sound



Biographies in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples …

1945 Radio News



News from 1945. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1945 news file …

1941 Radio News



News from 1941. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1941 news file …

1940 Radio News



News from 1940. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1940 news file …

1960-1969 Radio News



News from the 1960's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1960's new…

1942 Radio News



News from 1942. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1942 news file …

1970-1979 Radio News



News from the 1970's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1970's new…

1939 Radio News



News from 1939. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1939 news file …

1943 Radio News



News from 1943. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1943 news file …

1938 Radio News



News from 1938. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1938 news file …

Speaking of Liberty



Speaking of Liberty was sponsored by the Council on Democracy & broadcast by the NBC Red network. Rex Stout hosted a variety of guests w…

1950-1959 Radio News



News from the 1950's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1950's new…

AFRS G I. Jive



G.I. Jive was a 15-minute music program that was produced & broadcast by the U.S. government via the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) r…

1946 Radio News



News from 1946. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1946 news file …

The Voice of The Army



The Voice of the Army was produced by the U.S. Army Recruiting Publicity Bureau. Dates are approximate. "Names on the List" was wr…

1948 Radio News



News from 1948. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1948 news file …

500 OTR Christmas Shows



500 OTR Christmas Holiday Shows Five hundred Christmas holiday-themed old time radio shows. Also includes some Christmas-week news and New Y…

What Are We Fighting For?



In 1942, CBS produced a series of six 15-minute programs that were broadcast from Army camps around the country. Each episode of What Are We…

1947 Radio News



News from 1947. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1947 news file …

Seabiscuit Horse Races 1937-1940



5 horse race broadcasts, which feature Seabiscuit. I'm not sure the provenance of these....

1949 Radio News



News from 1949. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1949 news file …

AFRS Proudly We Hail



Proudly We Hail was a syndicated Cold War / JET AGE! / Korean War-era radio program that was produced by the US government to promote Army, …

The Eisenhower Years



The Eisenhower Years was a 13-part radio documentary that was produced by Kansas State University in 1969 & 1970. According to http://ww…

Europe Confidential



Basil Rathbone hosted this series of "The World's Greatest Mysteries." BasilRathbone.net gives the show a date of 1957. Files via …

Jack Benny USO Show Cairo Egypt



Jack Benny USO Show from Cairo, Egypt on September 13, 1943. Not sure if this was broadcast on AFRS?

AFRS One Night Stand



One Night Stand was a program of live music ("remotes") that was produced & broadcast by the US government via the Armed Force…

AFRS Jill's All-Time Jukebox



Martha Wilkerson (AKA G.I. Jill) hosted a couple shows on the United States government-produced Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). One progr…

1944 Esquire All-American Jazz Concert



1944 Esquire All-American Jazz Concert at the Metropolitan Opera House. Broadcast on NBC Blue and also AFRS as part of "One Night Stand…

We Will Never Die Ben Hecht & Kurt Weill



1944 NBC broadcast of the Ben Hecht & Kurt Weill Holocaust "dramatic pageant" We Will Never Die. Live from the Hollywood Bowl.…

America Looks Abroad



America Looks Abroad was a 15-minute news and commentary show produced by the nonpartisan American Foreign Policy Association (FPA.org) and …

Esquire's 1946 All-American Jazz Band Concert



This jazz concert was Emcee'd by Orson Welles and featured Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, the Nat "King" Cole Trio, and Woody…

AFRS Jubilee!



Jubilee! was broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) and featured "Negro" performers. The dates on these files, as well…

1942 OWI Mileage Rationing Program



Special syndicated OWI program that promoted gas rationing. Starring Jack Benny, Dinah Shore, Eddie Cantor, Paul Whiteman, & Burns &…

1945 WTIC The War Goes On



June 1945 radio interview with torpedoman Alfred E. Amos of Hartford CT & gunner's captain Stanley J. Olander of Manchester CT - survivo…

Vox Pop



NPR has said that Vox Pop was the first "Quiz Show" but that was sort of peripheral to the show, which was produced in a different…

WGN Hallicrafters Hour



A 1945 episode of the The Hallicrafters Hour, featuring the mononymous cabaret singer & early gay icon, Hildegarde. Ham radio, Hallicraf…

1946 WCCO Stay At Home Campaign



Polio outbreaks in the United States in the summer of 1946 were at an all-time high. In Minneapolis, Minnesota there was a voluntary quarant…

Keep 'em Rolling



Keep 'em Rolling was a Mutual Broadcasting System show that featured a play each week. Time Magazine said it was sponsored by the Office for…

Kentucky Derby Broadcasts



Here are some radio broadcasts of the Kentucky Derby horse race in Louisville, Kentucky and a few related old time radio shows. More broadca…

1960? Jiminy Cricket!



1947 ABC radio musical documentary, which features Jiminy Cricket, Donald Duck, and the 7 Dwarfs. This musical documentary was based upon th…

Wings Over Jordan - The Place of the Negro Woman in American Life



1939 partial episode of the CBS program Wings Over Jordan. Dr. David Jones speaks on The Place of the Negro Woman in American Life and quote…

Wings Over Jordan (episode 366)



The June 18, 1944 CBS episode of Wings Over Jordan is interrupted by news from Normandy. Bill Downs reports on the continued battles of Oper…

Mae West Banned



Infamous December 12, 1937 episode of The Chase & Sanborn Hour. Arch Oboler's sketch "Adam and Eve" featured Mae West as an un…

Mae West



Infamous December 12, 1937 episode of The Chase & Sanborn Hour. Arch Oboler's sketch "Adam and Eve" featured Mae West as an un…

Mae West Banned From Radio



Mae West was a guest on the December 12, 1937 episode of The Chase and Sanborn Hour and played an unrepentant Eve in an "Adam and Eve&q…

Mae West Banned From NBC Radio



Infamous December 12, 1937 episode of The Chase & Sanborn Hour. Arch Oboler's sketch "Adam and Eve" featured Mae West as an un…

Mae West Banned From NBC Radio



Infamous December 12, 1937 episode of The Chase & Sanborn Hour that the FCC said was "indecent." Arch Oboler's sketch "Ad…