Running from the 1930s through the 1950s, Front Page Drama
was a popular radio program sponsored by The American Weekly
Magazine. It is also known as The American Weekly Program,
as the radio stories were adapted from stories in the magazine
by the same name. Emmy Award winning writer and producer Paul
W. Keyes got his start on Hearst Radio directing Front Page
Drama. He later went on to write and produce Dean
Martin's show and "Laugh-In" and be a consultant
for Richard Nixon.
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In Front Page Drama, you can hear fine and varied stories
about such things as jewel heists, murderous accusations of
a French circus bear, a man who is dead in one state and alive
in another, married 1939 dance contest winners who dont
speak to one another, Hungarian murders, strange events such
as two women struck by lightening at the same time while talking
on the phone, white slaves in French Morocco, Captain Kidds
treasure map, a woman who parades about as a male pirate, and
unearthing a sacred orchid.
IT TO ME!!"
Paul Keyes, later wrote for the tv show, "Laugh-In"
and was a consultant for Nixon.
it to me" was the only line Nixon had when he was a guest