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When Radio Was!

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July 18, 2018
Frontier Gentleman
Up first, we saddle up and mosey on in to the American Wild West with John Dehner for the Frontier Gentleman. Then its the start of a new storyline called Knights of the White Carnation on The Adventures of Superman.
 
July 17, 2018
Let George Do It
Up first, we'll have some laughs with Jack and the gang on The Jack Benny Program. Then, Bob Bailey stars as detective George Valentine in Let George Do It.
 
July 16, 2018
Our Miss Brooks
On today's program,it's wall to wall comedy, beginning with Eve Arden as Our Miss Brooks. Then we'll have more laughs with The Jack Benny Program.
 
July 13, 2018
Richard Diamond
On today’s show, we start with one of radio’s best known detectives, Richard Diamond. Then its the next chapter of the Sea Legs Matter with Yours Truly Johnny Dollar.
 
July 12, 2018
Inner Sanctum Mysteries
We start with the scary stuff today. We start with the horror anthology Inner Sanctum. And then we'll hear a serialized drama adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
 
July 11, 2018
Gunsmoke
Today we have easily the greatest radio western of all time. And some would argue the best TV western as well. And after Gunsmoke, we'll hear The Abe Burrows Show/B>.
 
July 10, 2018
The Clock
We open with Fibber McGee and Molly from 1940. Then we have an interesting anthology series known as The Clock.
 
July 09, 2018
Life of Riley
It's an hour of comedy, starting with William Bendix in The Life of Riley. And then the laughs continue with Fibber McGee and Molly.
 
July 06, 2018
Mr. and Mrs. North
Today we feature Barbara Britton with Richard Denning as a crime-solving couple named Mr. and Mrs. North. Then, we have the first chapter of the Sea Legs Matter with Yours Truly Johnny Dollar.
 
July 05, 2018
The Witch's Tale
Today, we have a horror tale as told by Old Nancy of Salem and her cat Satan on The Witch's Tale. And then we'll hear a serialized drama adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
 
July 04, 2018
Dr. Six Gun
We begin with an old west adventure with Dr. Six Gun. Then Pat McGeehan shares three tales of Strange Adventure.
 
July 03, 2018
Suspense
Up first, Jack Benny tries to put Plan X into effect on Supsense. Then it's some laughs courtesy of Lum and Abner.
 
July 02, 2018
The Charlie McCarthy Show
On today's program, we have undoubtedly the most famous ventriloquist to appear on radio, hosting an A-list special guest. And after The Charlie McCarthy Show, we'll have more classic comedy with The Couple Next Door.
 
June 29, 2018
Sherlock Holmes
Up First, it's off to England for a story featuring the world's greatest detective on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Then its the conclusion of The Fathom Five Matter with Yours Truly Johnny Dollar.
 
June 28, 2018
The Sealed Book
Today, we feature the scary stuff, with an episode of The Sealed Book. Then its Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
 
June 27, 2018
X Minus One
Today we enter the realm of science fiction with an episode of X Minus One. Then we'll hear a World War II-era quiz show from Armed Forces Radio, featuring the man of 1000 voices.
 
June 26, 2018
The Line Up
Up first, we'll hear The Jack Benny Program. Then, Bill Johnstone stars in the early 1950's police detective drama The Line Up.
 
June 25, 2018
Duffy's Tavern
Up first, we pay a visit to Duffy’s Tavern. Then it's laughs with Jack and the gang on The Jack Benny Program.
 
June 22, 2018
a.k.a. Rocky Fortune
Old Blue Eyes comes to radio in the unique noir series called Rocky Fortune. Then, its part four of The Fathom Five Matter with Yours Truly Johnny Dollar.
 
June 21, 2018
Crime Club
Up first, we'll hear a radio show based on a popular line of paperback books called Crime Club. And speaking of books, we'll also hear a serial based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
 
June 20, 2018
The Green Hornet
Its a day of superheroic adventures on When Radio Was. Up first, we feel the sting of The Green Hornet. Then we'll the 1939 radio incarnation of Buck Rogers.
 
June 19, 2018
The Great Gildersleeve
We begin our hour of comedy in the fictional town of Summerfield, as we check in with that community’s water commissioner Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. And after The Great Gildersleeve , we have more comedy with Lum and Abner.
 
June 18, 2018
Phil Harris and Alice Faye
Take one wife, calm and level headed. Add a pinch of sarcasm. Fold in one husband, suitably dense. Stir until fully blended. Sprinkle with wisecracking children, a goofy sidekick, a volcanic boss, and an annoying brother-in-law. Cook until half-baked, and you have Phil Harris and Alice Faye. Then, we'll have more laughs with Baby Snooks.
 
June 14, 2018
The Hermit's Cave
Today, we'll do a little spelunking for a creepy story emanating from The Hermits Cave. Then, we have another chapter of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde.