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Ben Alexander
Edward Murrow

America Calling for Greece, WWII began when the Italian Army invaded from Albania at the end of October 1940. The Greek Army was able to push the invaders back across the border, but in April the Germans stepped in, using paratroops to occupy Greece and Yugoslavia. The America Calling Program was broadcast over two major networks featuring the biggest names in the film industry to drum up financial support for the Greek resistance fighters.

By the time NBC began broadcasting America United in 1945, Victory in the War in Europe was nearly assured. However, paying for the effort was still in question. "America United, united in the War and in the Peace" was an open forum of Workers, Employers, and Farmers. The guest speaker for the initial broadcast was Henry Morgenthau, Secretary of the Treasury.

The American School of the Air began broadcasting to classrooms across the country in 1930, and at its high-point was heard by an estimated 3,000,000 students. In 1936, the School presented an abridged version of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, "the most celebrated love story in all literature".

Askit Basket was a 1939 question-and-answer format quiz show sponsored by Colgate Toothpaste.

"Adventures in Living" was the theme for The Ben Alexander Show from Los Angeles. Ben was a child actor in movies during the Silent Era and found a new career as a radio announcer during the Forties. He appeared in a recurring role as a cop on Jack Webb's Dragnet TV show, and he owned a Ford dealership in Northeast L.A. and another in San Francisco. The discussion on this episode of his talk show is "Let the punishment fit the crime". Jack has three Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6471 Hollywood for TV, at 6482 Hollywood Blvd for Motion Pictures, and at 6672 Hollywood Blvd for Radio.


Edward R. Murrow
's
Person to Person took its microphone into the home of several various celebrities in the mid-Fifties, for this edition Murrow visited the Holmby Hills home of Bing Crosby.

Bing's kid brother Bob Crosby ran a Dixieland outfit, and in 1946 Bob Crosby and his Bobcats had a variety program sponsored by Ford Dealers. In this version, Vera Vague was the comedy guest.

In 1946, the Continental Can Company sponsored a very well done variety program called The Continental Celebrity Club The program attracted some high-powered guests, including Peter Lawford, Carole Landis, and Dorothy Lamour, but the Company decided to leave advertising to the people who put the labels on their cans.

Doctors Courageous,recorded in 1941, dramatizES the efforts of doctors around the world who faced danger to discover new ways to save their patients.

"Mr. Guitar" himself, Chet Atkins, along with songstress Watson, presented a series of Nashville lullabies on Dream Time.

The Mutual Network gave us something to think about with 1941's I Want a Divorce. The breakup of a marriage was not something discussed during the period, but it did, in fact, happen so the discussion was appropriate.

See also Random Rarities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1314, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2122, and 23.

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    total playtime 19 hours, 51 min
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      45 shows - total playtime 19 hours 51 minutes
      1. Air Force Hour 510604 Afrs 109 Everywhere You Go.mp3
      2. Amen Corner Afrts Gospel Music Paul Kidd Jr.mp3
      3. America Calling 410208 Sp 1o2 Salute To Greece.mp3
      4. America Calling 410208 Sp 2o2 Salute To Greece.mp3
      5. America United 021145 Paying For War.mp3
      6. American Disco Afrts30f Song Love In C Minor Ru327.mp3
      7. American School Of Air 361124 Romeo And Juliet.mp3
      8. American Town Meeting 350530 Premiere.mp3
      9. Arthur Hopkins Presents 440913 Bill Divorcement Afrs64 Pt 2.mp3
      10. Ask It Basket 390921.mp3
      11. ATC Husband Calling 790931.mp3
      12. Bandstand Usa Russ Morgan In San Francisco Pt1 C.mp3
      13. Baptist Hour Afrts28 Dr Joel Gregory Tested In Wilderness.mp3
      14. Ben Alexander Show 470210 0000 Let Punishment Fit Crime.mp3
      15. Big Sound 540500.mp3
      16. Bill Goodwin Show 570318 Animal Trainer Ralph Helfer.mp3
      17. Bing Crosby Edward R. Murrows Person To Person 1954.mp3
      18. Bob Crosby Show, 460710 Vera Vague.mp3
      19. Bolero Time Afrts138 Bolero Version Of Hava Nagila.mp3
      20. Boston Symphony Rehearsal 510602 Afrs 016 Brahms Symphony 2.mp3
      21. Broadway Playhouse 500102 66 Each His Own Pt 2 N 4 Only.mp3
      22. Broadway Talks Back 19461209.mp3
      23. Bully Murray 290211 Doin Racoon.mp3
      24. Cbs News Sounder 1969.mp3
      25. Chevrolet Program Musical Moments 35 92 Midnight Santiago.mp3
      26. Christmas Miracle Nbc Thesaurus 1873 1874 Charlie Ruggles.mp3
      27. Continental Celebrity Club 460316 15 Carol Landis.mp3
      28. Continental Celebrity Club 460323 With Bonita Granville.mp3
      29. Continental Celebrity Club 460504 22 Dorothy Lamour.mp3
      30. Continental Celebrity Club 460525 25 Hildegarde.mp3
      31. Continental Celebrity Club 460622 Peter Lawford.mp3
      32. Dave Garroway Show 501117 Afrs 140 Frida.mp3
      33. Dave Garroway Show 510105 Afrs 139 Thursday.mp3
      34. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep001 Joseph Lester.mp3
      35. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep002 Elizabeth Anderson.mp3
      36. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 1.mp3
      37. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 2.mp3
      38. Far East Network Fen Swingin Years With Chuck Cecil Tokyo.mp3
      39. Fifth Row Center 400204 Model Princess.mp3
      40. Focus Hal Youngblood Intrv 790515 Jay Anson Amityvile Horror.mp3
      41. Heres To Youth 440000 04 Story Of Chico.mp3
      42. Hospitality Time 421227.mp3
      43. I Want Divorce 410307 Who Gets Children.mp3
      44. I Want Divorce 410404 June Perry.mp3
      45. Person to Person with Ed Murrow Jill Corey.mp3
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    total playtime 19 hours, 51 min
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      45 shows - total playtime 19 hours 51 minutes
      1. Air Force Hour 510604 Afrs 109 Everywhere You Go.mp3
      2. Amen Corner Afrts Gospel Music Paul Kidd Jr.mp3
      3. America Calling 410208 Sp 1o2 Salute To Greece.mp3
      4. America Calling 410208 Sp 2o2 Salute To Greece.mp3
      5. America United 021145 Paying For War.mp3
      6. American Disco Afrts30f Song Love In C Minor Ru327.mp3
      7. American School Of Air 361124 Romeo And Juliet.mp3
      8. American Town Meeting 350530 Premiere.mp3
      9. Arthur Hopkins Presents 440913 Bill Divorcement Afrs64 Pt 2.mp3
      10. Ask It Basket 390921.mp3
      11. ATC Husband Calling 790931.mp3
      12. Bandstand Usa Russ Morgan In San Francisco Pt1 C.mp3
      13. Baptist Hour Afrts28 Dr Joel Gregory Tested In Wilderness.mp3
      14. Ben Alexander Show 470210 0000 Let Punishment Fit Crime.mp3
      15. Big Sound 540500.mp3
      16. Bill Goodwin Show 570318 Animal Trainer Ralph Helfer.mp3
      17. Bing Crosby Edward R. Murrows Person To Person 1954.mp3
      18. Bob Crosby Show, 460710 Vera Vague.mp3
      19. Bolero Time Afrts138 Bolero Version Of Hava Nagila.mp3
      20. Boston Symphony Rehearsal 510602 Afrs 016 Brahms Symphony 2.mp3
      21. Broadway Playhouse 500102 66 Each His Own Pt 2 N 4 Only.mp3
      22. Broadway Talks Back 19461209.mp3
      23. Bully Murray 290211 Doin Racoon.mp3
      24. Cbs News Sounder 1969.mp3
      25. Chevrolet Program Musical Moments 35 92 Midnight Santiago.mp3
      26. Christmas Miracle Nbc Thesaurus 1873 1874 Charlie Ruggles.mp3
      27. Continental Celebrity Club 460316 15 Carol Landis.mp3
      28. Continental Celebrity Club 460323 With Bonita Granville.mp3
      29. Continental Celebrity Club 460504 22 Dorothy Lamour.mp3
      30. Continental Celebrity Club 460525 25 Hildegarde.mp3
      31. Continental Celebrity Club 460622 Peter Lawford.mp3
      32. Dave Garroway Show 501117 Afrs 140 Frida.mp3
      33. Dave Garroway Show 510105 Afrs 139 Thursday.mp3
      34. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep001 Joseph Lester.mp3
      35. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep002 Elizabeth Anderson.mp3
      36. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 1.mp3
      37. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 2.mp3
      38. Far East Network Fen Swingin Years With Chuck Cecil Tokyo.mp3
      39. Fifth Row Center 400204 Model Princess.mp3
      40. Focus Hal Youngblood Intrv 790515 Jay Anson Amityvile Horror.mp3
      41. Heres To Youth 440000 04 Story Of Chico.mp3
      42. Hospitality Time 421227.mp3
      43. I Want Divorce 410307 Who Gets Children.mp3
      44. I Want Divorce 410404 June Perry.mp3
      45. Person to Person with Ed Murrow Jill Corey.mp3
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    45 recordings on 22 Audio CDs
    total playtime 19 hours, 51 min

    Random Rarities 19 Disc A001

    1. Amen Corner Afrts Gospel Music Paul Kidd Jr
    2. America United 021145 Paying For War
    3. American Disco Afrts30f Song Love In C Minor Ru327

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A002

    1. ATC Husband Calling 790931
    2. Bandstand Usa Russ Morgan In San Francisco Pt1 C
    3. Baptist Hour Afrts28 Dr Joel Gregory Tested In Wilderness
    4. Bing Crosby Edward R. Murrows Person To Person 1954

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A003

    1. Bolero Time Afrts138 Bolero Version Of Hava Nagila
    2. Broadway Talks Back 19461209
    3. Cbs News Sounder 1969

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A004

    1. Chevrolet Program Musical Moments 35 92 Midnight Santiago
    2. Christmas Miracle Nbc Thesaurus 1873 1874 Charlie Ruggles
    3. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 1

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A005

    1. Dreamtime Dolores Watson Chet Atkins 2

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A006

    1. Far East Network Fen Swingin Years With Chuck Cecil Tokyo
    2. Person to Person with Ed Murrow Jill Corey

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A007

    1. Bully Murray 290211 Doin Racoon
    2. American Town Meeting 350530 Premiere

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A008

    1. American School Of Air 361124 Romeo And Juliet

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A009

    1. Ask It Basket 390921

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A010

    1. Fifth Row Center 400204 Model Princess
    2. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep001 Joseph Lester
    3. Doctors Courageous 410000 Ep002 Elizabeth Anderson

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A011

    1. America Calling 410208 Sp 1o2 Salute To Greece

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A012

    1. America Calling 410208 Sp 2o2 Salute To Greece

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A013

    1. I Want Divorce 410307 Who Gets Children
    2. I Want Divorce 410404 June Perry

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A014

    1. Hospitality Time 421227
    2. Heres To Youth 440000 04 Story Of Chico

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A015

    1. Arthur Hopkins Presents 440913 Bill Divorcement Afrs64 Pt 2
    2. Continental Celebrity Club 460316 15 Carol Landis

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A016

    1. Continental Celebrity Club 460323 With Bonita Granville
    2. Continental Celebrity Club 460504 22 Dorothy Lamour

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A017

    1. Continental Celebrity Club 460525 25 Hildegarde
    2. Continental Celebrity Club 460622 Peter Lawford

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A018

    1. Bob Crosby Show, 460710 Vera Vague
    2. Ben Alexander Show 470210 0000 Let Punishment Fit Crime
    3. Broadway Playhouse 500102 66 Each His Own Pt 2 N 4 Only

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A019

    1. Dave Garroway Show 501117 Afrs 140 Frida
    2. Dave Garroway Show 510105 Afrs 139 Thursday
    3. Boston Symphony Rehearsal 510602 Afrs 016 Brahms Symphony 2

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A020

    1. Air Force Hour 510604 Afrs 109 Everywhere You Go
    2. Big Sound 540500

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A021

    1. Bill Goodwin Show 570318 Animal Trainer Ralph Helfer

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    Random Rarities 19 Disc A022

    1. Focus Hal Youngblood Intrv 790515 Jay Anson Amityvile Horror

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