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Better Living Radio Theater

Learn how pioneers in industry made life better for millions of people through their inventions.

9 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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3 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from September 15, 1953:

"Milk for Millions"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Shining a beloved lightbulb...Better Living Radio Theater was a broadcast presented by the electric companies public information program. The show presented the dramatized stories of people who made life better for most people or invented something that saved lives. The drama "Milk for Millions" presented the story of Gail Borden and how he came up with a way to condense milk for long-term, safe storage.

At the end of the dramatization, Wendell Niles a captain of industry provided a narrative about how electricity played an integral part in building the industry and the nation.As the motto says, the show is about "How Americans living in a free nation have worked to bring you better living today."

Appearing in 1953, the series aired for nine episodes. The well-known announcer, Wendell Niles starred as narrator and announcer for the show.

If you enjoy slice of life type stories, you will enjoy this show complete with dramatic background organ music!

See also: Adventures in Research, Better Living Theater, Captains of Industry, Doctor Fights, Encore Theater, Excursions in Science, Men of Vision,Our Freedoms Blessings, Role of Science in War and Science Magazine of the Air.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    9 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 13 min
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      9 shows - total playtime 2 hours 13 minutes
      1. BLRT 530000 01 A Million Words A Million Songs.mp3
      2. BLRT 530000 02 George Washingtons Gingerbread Man.mp3
      3. BLRT 530000 03 The Night The Mountain Caught Fire.mp3
      4. BLRT 530000 04 Milk For Millions.mp3
      5. BLRT 530000 05 The Floating City.mp3
      6. BLRT 530000 06 A Half Hour To Death.mp3
      7. BLRT 530000 07 Wings Over The World.mp3
      8. BLRT 530000 08 The Magic Broomstick.mp3
      9. BLRT 530000 09 Mrs. Usa.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    9 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 13 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      9 shows - total playtime 2 hours 13 minutes
      1. BLRT 530000 01 A Million Words A Million Songs.mp3
      2. BLRT 530000 02 George Washingtons Gingerbread Man.mp3
      3. BLRT 530000 03 The Night The Mountain Caught Fire.mp3
      4. BLRT 530000 04 Milk For Millions.mp3
      5. BLRT 530000 05 The Floating City.mp3
      6. BLRT 530000 06 A Half Hour To Death.mp3
      7. BLRT 530000 07 Wings Over The World.mp3
      8. BLRT 530000 08 The Magic Broomstick.mp3
      9. BLRT 530000 09 Mrs. Usa.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    9 recordings on 3 Audio CDs
    total playtime 2 hours, 13 min

    Disc A001

    1. BLRT 530000 01 A Million Words A Million Songs
    2. BLRT 530000 02 George Washingtons Gingerbread Man
    3. BLRT 530000 03 The Night The Mountain Caught Fire
    4. BLRT 530000 04 Milk For Millions

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. BLRT 530000 05 The Floating City
    2. BLRT 530000 06 A Half Hour To Death
    3. BLRT 530000 07 Wings Over The World
    4. BLRT 530000 08 The Magic Broomstick

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A003

    1. BLRT 530000 09 Mrs. Usa

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00