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I Was There

rare but excellent historical old time radio show which gives an eyewitness account to notable events in history and extraordinary news stories.

4 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
or
2 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from May 19, 1940:

"Wilson v Hughes Election"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Hunts AdvertisementI was There is a rare but excellent historical old time radio show which gives an eyewitness account to notable events in history and extraordinary news stories. The events are dramatized from the tales of real eyewitnesses who were there at the scene. Events include:

  • The start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936
  • The dramatic life-saving dog that inspired one American to starts of the National Guide Dog Foundation
  • The 1916 election between Woodrow Wilson and Charles Evans Hughes, which some believe was fraught with clerical errors
  • The 1927 drought in China that killed millions
  • Rene Belbenoit's escape from Devil's Island
  • Royal weddings and more

Sponsored by Hunts Tomato Sauce, later Mobil Oil, and even later Sea Island Cane Sugar, I was There was broadcast between 1935 and 1945. This collection contains four rare episodes in existence of this collection.

See also: You Are There

Text on OTRCAT.com ©2001-2016 OTRCAT INC All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.

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.



    4 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 56 min
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      4 shows - total playtime 1 hours 56 minutes
      1. I Was There 400519 Wilson Vs Hughes Election.mp3
      2. I Was There 410608 Duke Of Winsor.mp3
      3. I Was There 411027 1941 Austria.mp3
      4. I Was There 450429 Story Of Ernie Pyle.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    4 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 56 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      4 shows - total playtime 1 hours 56 minutes
      1. I Was There 400519 Wilson Vs Hughes Election.mp3
      2. I Was There 410608 Duke Of Winsor.mp3
      3. I Was There 411027 1941 Austria.mp3
      4. I Was There 450429 Story Of Ernie Pyle.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



    4 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 56 min

    Disc A001

    1. I Was There 400519 Wilson Vs Hughes Election
    2. I Was There 410608 Duke Of Winsor

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. I Was There 411027 1941 Austria
    2. I Was There 450429 Story Of Ernie Pyle

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00