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In Celebration of Father's Day
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To honor father’s everywhere, we will bring you the quintessential radio father, Chester Riley, as William Bendix stars in a 1948 episode of THE LIFE OF RILEY. We’ll also hear the story of the younger brothers on a 1954 episode of CRIME CLASSICS. And we’ll hear from two other veteran radio dads, Bing Crosby and his brother Bob on a 1952 episode of THE BING CROSBY SHOW.
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Radio's Golden Age: Life of Riley

LIFE OF RILEY (6-19-48) William Bendix is Riley, who is hoping for a Father’s Day gift from son Junior. Prell, NBC.
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Radio's Golden Age: Bing Crosby Show

CRIME CLASSICS (1-6-54) “The Younger Brothers: Why Some of Them Grew No Older.” The true story about a family’s murderous rampage after the Civil War. Sustaining, CBS.

BING CROSBY SHOW (3-5-52) Bing welcomes his brother Bob and niece Cathy Crosby and the brothers duet on “Cathy.” Chesterfield Cigarettes, CBS.
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