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    This will wrap up our latest batch of Rarities with even more unclassifiable broadcasts to astound and delight listeners.

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Threshold, National Education Association Syndication. The story of Toby, his impatient grandmother, and his mother, and how Toby's teacher explains how children learn at different rates.

    What Noah Webster Says, 1947 onward, NBC origin, AFRS rebroadcast. A "fun-with-words" and vocabulary building quiz show based on words and expressions entered in the Webster Dictionary.

    Ohio State University Band, 1950, WHBC Canton, Ohio. You'll feel the autumnal crisp of football season in the air when the Ohio State University Symphonic Band takes to the air.

    The Ohio Story, 1947 onward, Ohio Bell Syndication. Stories of the history and unique people from the Buckeye State.

    Once Upon a Midnight, 1945, ABC Audition Program. Half-hour mystery-horror anthology hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. Not only a great story but an example of how pitches are made to sponsors.

    The Passing Parade, post-War MGM syndication. Long-running series of stories from John Nesbitt with "strange-but-true" tales from around the world, first broadcast by NBC in 1937 and eventually adapted into a series of short films.

    Lionel Atwill

    Personality Plus, 1941 talk show. Washington socialites Mrs. Lionel Atwill (General MacArthur's ex-wife) and Mrs. Kip Roberts discuss the Washington DC before departing the city's insufferable summer weather. Soon after the broadcast, former Universal Horror Star Atwill will be investigated by a Grand Jury for hosting a sex orgy in his home.

    Peter Potter's Juke Box Jury, 1954 audition, CBS. A studio 'jury' passes judgment on current records. This is a 5-minute excerpt from a quarter-hour show.

    Pickard Family, 1939, XERA Del Rio, Texas. The "border blaster" stations located in Northern Mexico were notorious for advertising "quack" doctors, but they also helped to give nationwide attention to Hillbilly music outfits like The Carter Family and the Pickard Family.

    Rajput Hindu Secret Service Agent, 1932, KDYL Salt Lake City, Utah. Oriental mystery of murder and intrigue. The show features a Lucky Elephant Charm offer.

    Ralph E. Church US Senate Campaign, 1940, NBC. Church had a reputation as the hardest working Congressman in Washington, so dedicated to his responsibilities that he did not have time to return to Illinois during his 1940 bid for the US Senate.

    Safety at Home, American Medical Association transcription. "Music and comment designed to keep your home happy." Discussion topics include choosing age-appropriate toys for children and sharing household duties between husband, wife, and children.

    Pickard Family

    The Seal of the Don, 1933, Emil Brisacher Syndication, Los Angeles, for Hancock Oil. A tale of corruption in Old California where the corrupt Spanish governor's ambitions are exposed by Don Hancock.

    Serenade for Strings, AFRS String Orchestra. A quarter hour of tranquil and varied music to help the listener compose themselves for a busy world.

    Seth Parker Show, 1934, Syndication. A character invented by Gangbusters creator Philips H. Lord, Seth Parker was a New England backwoods preacher and philosopher. In 1932, Lord came up with the idea of buying a sailing ship so that Parker could travel the world and keep in touch with his fans via shortwave.

    Silent Service, post-War AFRS. A salute to the US Navy Submarine Service, detailing exploits of the Service in the Pacific while not discounting the dangers of submarine duty. Hosted by Robert Conrad.

    Robert ConradSing Along with Mitch, NBC, the early Sixties. Mitch Miller, longtime A&R director at Columbia Records, created this community-sing program featuring a male chorus and a theme to bind the songs together.

    So You Think It's New, 1938-39, Gruen Watch sponsorship. Hosted by Dr. Wilfred Funk of Funk and Wagnalls Dictionary and Encyclopedia fame, the program explores the notion that "there is nothing new under the sun."

    1944 Election Special, November 6, 1944. "Get Out the Vote" program featuring Hollywood celebrities and War veterans encouraging voters to elect FDR for an unprecedented fourth term. More than a little mud is slung toward challenger, New York Governor Thomas Dewey.

    Stars of Jazz, late 1950s, AFRTS. Bobby Troup hosts this exploration of the American art form, with a special emphasis on West Coast Jazz. The AFRTS program uses the soundtrack of Troup's Los Angeles local TV show.

    Sweet Adeline, 1949, Audition program. Situation comedy starring Una Merkel, Lillian Randolph, and Gale Gordon. Brother and sister living together while trying to find love and romance.

    Through the Opera Glass, 1952, KECA Los Angeles. A light-hearted spoof of the pageant and ceremony of Grand opera. Bizet's "Carmen" may not survive the "Toreador Song" sung in Yiddish.

    Timmy Discovers Christmas, USAF Syndication. A little green elf discovers the magic of Christmas in this single-actor production starring William Conrad with music by the US Air Force Band and the Air Force Singing Sergeants.

    Les TremayneThe Tremaynes, 1949, WOR New York. Les Tremayne was credited as the third most recognizable voice on the radio after Franklin Roosevelt and Bing Crosby. In 1949, he starred in a morning talk show with his second wife, Alice Reinhart.

    Union Leader Tobacco Show, 1940, Frankay Recordings transcription. Harry "Woo Woo" Stevens and his banjo star in this friendly show of music and home-spun patter.

    Voice in the Night, 1948, possibly an audition program. Supperclub singer and Danish film actor Carl Brisson stars as a singer who solves mysteries.

    Wade Lane Home Folks Show, approx. 1939, KNX Los Angeles. Friendly baritone Wade Lane comes to visit with music and memories next to the crackling fireplace.

    The Whisper Men, 1945, Mutual Network. Karl Swenson stars as radio commentator Max Chandler who dedicates his show and life to exposing the Whisper Men, international communist operatives who will stop at nothing to further their evil agenda.

    William Hutcheson Commentary, 1936, Republican National Committee.  The leader of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America speaks out passionately against Roosevelt's New Deal policies on behalf of the Republican National Committee.

    Women's Home Companion, 1930, WEAF New York. "Don't buy blind", the Women's magazine speaks out against substitute buying when the store personnel tries to talk customers into buying brands they do not want.

    Mel BlancThe Woody Woodpecker Show, 1953, Mutual Network. Starring Mel Blanc with stories and music for the kiddies.

    The World of Jazz, approx. 1965, AFRTS. Host John Wilson discusses important contributors to the development of Jazz, in this episode, he profiles the Bob Crosby Orchestra, the Band the Dard to be Different.

    Yesterday Brings You Tomorrow, Syndication. A history program explores famous events which took place on Tuesdays throughout the years.

    Yiddish Melodies in Swing, 1941, WHN New York, sponsored by Edelstein's Tuxedo Cottage Cheese and Manischewitz Matzos. Very danceable Swing music for the Kosher crowd and Jewish folk music put to a Swing beat.

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      44 shows - total playtime 13 hours 58 minutes
      1. National Education Association Ep316 Threshold.mp3
      2. Noah Webster Says 501221 First John J Broadalus.mp3
      3. Ohiostateband 19500328 Whbc.mp3
      4. Ohiostory 19480420 Whbc.mp3
      5. Once Upon Midnight 450511 Malice Aforethought .mp3
      6. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 33.mp3
      7. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 34.mp3
      8. Personality Plus 410626 Mrs Lionel Atwell Mrs Kip Roberts.mp3
      9. Peterpotterexcerpt Kfwb Unkdate.mp3
      10. Pickard Family Xera 390800 Walking On Streets Of Glory.mp3
      11. Rajput Hindu Secret Service Jasmine Tower Murder 1930.mp3
      12. Ralph E Church 400300 Gop Candidate Senate Campaigns.mp3
      13. Safe At Home 5 Safety In Toys.mp3
      14. Safe At Home 8 Sharing Duties.mp3
      15. Seal Of Don 330320 Charged With Treason 11.mp3
      16. Seal Of Don 330322 Dying Eduardo Brings Ne.mp3
      17. Serenade Strings 000000 044 1st Song Ill Follow My Secret.mp3
      18. Seth Parker 340429 Ep00x Cruise Of Seth Parker.mp3
      19. Silent Service 15 Story Am Submarine William Conrad Narrator.mp3
      20. Sing Along With Mitch 000000 02 Ive Been Working On Railroad.mp3
      21. So You Think Its New 380000 00x Egyptian Inventor Of Unbreak.mp3
      22. So You Think Its New 390511 Ep002.mp3
      23. Special Election Show 441106 Roosevelt For President.mp3
      24. Stars Of Jazz 580000 Jerry Colonna.mp3
      25. Stars Of Jazz 580000 June Christy.mp3
      26. Sweet Adeline 490430 Audition Adeline Protects Brother Cla.mp3
      27. Through Opera Glass 19520731 Carmen Jh Music Under Open.mp3
      28. Timmy Discovers Christmas USAF Xmas Special William Conrad.mp3
      29. Tiyfbi 19510810 Theadoptedthief.mp3
      30. Tremaynes 490921 Ep00x Rome.mp3
      31. Unionleadertobacco 19400401 Harrystevens.mp3
      32. Voice In Night 480614 Necklace.mp3
      33. W2xadw2xaf Signons Combined.mp3
      34. Wade Lane S Home Folks Program 3.mp3
      35. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 14.mp3
      36. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 4.mp3
      37. Wade Lanes Holf Folks19creq.mp3
      38. Whisper Men 451229 Rose Gilman Is Murdered.mp3
      39. William L Hutchinson 361025 Campaigns Against New Deal.mp3
      40. Womans Home Companion 19300804 Dont Buy Blind.mp3
      41. Woody Woodpecker 1953mmdd 2 Chin Chow And Golden Bird.mp3
      42. World Jazz Af0034 651111 Bob Crosby Band Cared Be Different.mp3
      43. Yesterday Brings You Tomorrow 340000 Ep001 Story Of Tuesday.mp3
      44. Yiddish Melodies In Swing 410103.mp3
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      44 shows - total playtime 13 hours 58 minutes
      1. National Education Association Ep316 Threshold.mp3
      2. Noah Webster Says 501221 First John J Broadalus.mp3
      3. Ohiostateband 19500328 Whbc.mp3
      4. Ohiostory 19480420 Whbc.mp3
      5. Once Upon Midnight 450511 Malice Aforethought .mp3
      6. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 33.mp3
      7. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 34.mp3
      8. Personality Plus 410626 Mrs Lionel Atwell Mrs Kip Roberts.mp3
      9. Peterpotterexcerpt Kfwb Unkdate.mp3
      10. Pickard Family Xera 390800 Walking On Streets Of Glory.mp3
      11. Rajput Hindu Secret Service Jasmine Tower Murder 1930.mp3
      12. Ralph E Church 400300 Gop Candidate Senate Campaigns.mp3
      13. Safe At Home 5 Safety In Toys.mp3
      14. Safe At Home 8 Sharing Duties.mp3
      15. Seal Of Don 330320 Charged With Treason 11.mp3
      16. Seal Of Don 330322 Dying Eduardo Brings Ne.mp3
      17. Serenade Strings 000000 044 1st Song Ill Follow My Secret.mp3
      18. Seth Parker 340429 Ep00x Cruise Of Seth Parker.mp3
      19. Silent Service 15 Story Am Submarine William Conrad Narrator.mp3
      20. Sing Along With Mitch 000000 02 Ive Been Working On Railroad.mp3
      21. So You Think Its New 380000 00x Egyptian Inventor Of Unbreak.mp3
      22. So You Think Its New 390511 Ep002.mp3
      23. Special Election Show 441106 Roosevelt For President.mp3
      24. Stars Of Jazz 580000 Jerry Colonna.mp3
      25. Stars Of Jazz 580000 June Christy.mp3
      26. Sweet Adeline 490430 Audition Adeline Protects Brother Cla.mp3
      27. Through Opera Glass 19520731 Carmen Jh Music Under Open.mp3
      28. Timmy Discovers Christmas USAF Xmas Special William Conrad.mp3
      29. Tiyfbi 19510810 Theadoptedthief.mp3
      30. Tremaynes 490921 Ep00x Rome.mp3
      31. Unionleadertobacco 19400401 Harrystevens.mp3
      32. Voice In Night 480614 Necklace.mp3
      33. W2xadw2xaf Signons Combined.mp3
      34. Wade Lane S Home Folks Program 3.mp3
      35. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 14.mp3
      36. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 4.mp3
      37. Wade Lanes Holf Folks19creq.mp3
      38. Whisper Men 451229 Rose Gilman Is Murdered.mp3
      39. William L Hutchinson 361025 Campaigns Against New Deal.mp3
      40. Womans Home Companion 19300804 Dont Buy Blind.mp3
      41. Woody Woodpecker 1953mmdd 2 Chin Chow And Golden Bird.mp3
      42. World Jazz Af0034 651111 Bob Crosby Band Cared Be Different.mp3
      43. Yesterday Brings You Tomorrow 340000 Ep001 Story Of Tuesday.mp3
      44. Yiddish Melodies In Swing 410103.mp3
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    44 recordings on 16 Audio CDs
    total playtime 13 hours, 58 min

    Random Rarities 27 Disc A001

    1. National Education Association Ep316 Threshold
    2. Ohiostateband 19500328 Whbc
    3. Ohiostory 19480420 Whbc
    4. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 33
    5. Passing Parade Post Wwii Program 34

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A002

    1. Peterpotterexcerpt Kfwb Unkdate
    2. Rajput Hindu Secret Service Jasmine Tower Murder 1930
    3. Safe At Home 5 Safety In Toys
    4. Safe At Home 8 Sharing Duties

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A003

    1. Silent Service 15 Story Am Submarine William Conrad Narrator
    2. Through Opera Glass 19520731 Carmen Jh Music Under Open

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A004

    1. Timmy Discovers Christmas USAF Xmas Special William Conrad
    2. Tiyfbi 19510810 Theadoptedthief
    3. Unionleadertobacco 19400401 Harrystevens
    4. W2xadw2xaf Signons Combined

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A005

    1. Wade Lane S Home Folks Program 3
    2. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 14
    3. Wade Lane’s Home Folks Pgm 4
    4. Wade Lanes Holf Folks19creq

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A006

    1. Womans Home Companion 19300804 Dont Buy Blind
    2. Woody Woodpecker 1953mmdd 2 Chin Chow And Golden Bird
    3. Serenade Strings 000000 044 1st Song Ill Follow My Secret

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A007

    1. Sing Along With Mitch 000000 02 Ive Been Working On Railroad
    2. Seal Of Don 330320 Charged With Treason 11
    3. Seal Of Don 330322 Dying Eduardo Brings Ne
    4. Yesterday Brings You Tomorrow 340000 Ep001 Story Of Tuesday

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A008

    1. Seth Parker 340429 Ep00x Cruise Of Seth Parker
    2. William L Hutchinson 361025 Campaigns Against New Deal
    3. So You Think Its New 380000 00x Egyptian Inventor Of Unbreak

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A009

    1. So You Think Its New 390511 Ep002
    2. Pickard Family Xera 390800 Walking On Streets Of Glory
    3. Ralph E Church 400300 Gop Candidate Senate Campaigns
    4. Yiddish Melodies In Swing 410103

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A010

    1. Personality Plus 410626 Mrs Lionel Atwell Mrs Kip Roberts

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A011

    1. Special Election Show 441106 Roosevelt For President

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A012

    1. Once Upon Midnight 450511 Malice Aforethought
    2. Whisper Men 451229 Rose Gilman Is Murdered

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A013

    1. Voice In Night 480614 Necklace
    2. Sweet Adeline 490430 Audition Adeline Protects Brother Cla

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A014

    1. Tremaynes 490921 Ep00x Rome
    2. Noah Webster Says 501221 First John J Broadalus

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A015

    1. Stars Of Jazz 580000 Jerry Colonna
    2. Stars Of Jazz 580000 June Christy

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    Random Rarities 27 Disc A016

    1. World Jazz Af0034 651111 Bob Crosby Band Cared Be Different

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