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Speaking of Liberty

features top writers, reporters, and intellectuals who focus on the importance and value of citizenship and liberty for all people regardless of race, creed, or color.

24 old time radio show recordings
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Bertran RussellFannie HurstSpeaking of Liberty is an old time radio show which focuses on the importance and value of citizenship and liberty for all people regardless of race, creed, or color.  The show features top writers, reporters, and intellectuals as they reflect about the meaning of democracy on the eve of America's entrance into WWII.  The show is informative about the American Constitution, law, the definition of civil liberties, and other intellectual and fascinating topics. 

Some guest speakers include:

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Carl van Doren
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herbert Agar
  • American novelist Fannie Hurst
  • Newspaperman, Chinese scholar and an American Confuciust Carl Crow
  • Suffragist and future diplomat under President John F. Kennedy Florence Harriman
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Florence Harriman
  • Philosopher and Pacifist Bertrand Russell

Created by the Council of Democracy and hosted by the author of the Nero Wolfe series, Rex Stout. 

For more compelling intellectual listening of the era, see also: America Town Meeting of the Air, Living in an Atomic Age and University of Chicago Roundtable. See also: Gallant American Women.

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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.



    24 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 5 hours, 35 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 5 hours 35 minutes
      1. Speaking Of Liberty 410417 01 Guest Carl Van Doren.mp3
      2. Speaking Of Liberty 410424 02 Guest Edmund Taylor.mp3
      3. Speaking Of Liberty 410501 03 Guest Christopher Fraddim.mp3
      4. Speaking Of Liberty 410508 04 Guest Lin Yu Tang.mp3
      5. Speaking Of Liberty 410515 05 Guest Fannie Hurst.mp3
      6. Speaking Of Liberty 410522 06 Guest Gerald Van Patten.mp3
      7. Speaking Of Liberty 410529 07 Guest Louis Adamek.mp3
      8. Speaking Of Liberty 410605 08 Guest Herbert Agar.mp3
      9. Speaking Of Liberty 410612 09 Guest Max Eastman.mp3
      10. Speaking Of Liberty 410619 10 Guest Alexander Wolcott.mp3
      11. Speaking Of Liberty 410626 11 Guest Florence Harriman.mp3
      12. Speaking Of Liberty 410703 12 Guest Eve Curie no Op Or Cl.mp3
      13. Speaking Of Liberty 410717 14 Guest Carl Crow.mp3
      14. Speaking Of Liberty 410724 15 Guest Bertrand Russell.mp3
      15. Speaking Of Liberty 410731 16 Guest Ernest Hauser.mp3
      16. Speaking Of Liberty 410807 17 Guest Douglas Miller.mp3
      17. Speaking Of Liberty 410814 18 Guest John R Tunis.mp3
      18. Speaking Of Liberty 411009 26 Guest Carl Karmer.mp3
      19. Speaking Of Liberty 411016 27 Guest Walter Miller.mp3
      20. Speaking Of Liberty 411023 28 Guest Margerite Leach.mp3
      21. Speaking Of Liberty 411106 30 Guest Pearl Buck.mp3
      22. Speaking Of Liberty 411113 31 Guest Frank Gervozzi.mp3
      23. Speaking Of Liberty 411204 34 Guest Dorothy Fisher.mp3
      24. Speaking Of Liberty 411211 35 Guest Erskine Caldwell.mp3
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    24 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 5 hours, 35 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 5 hours 35 minutes
      1. Speaking Of Liberty 410417 01 Guest Carl Van Doren.mp3
      2. Speaking Of Liberty 410424 02 Guest Edmund Taylor.mp3
      3. Speaking Of Liberty 410501 03 Guest Christopher Fraddim.mp3
      4. Speaking Of Liberty 410508 04 Guest Lin Yu Tang.mp3
      5. Speaking Of Liberty 410515 05 Guest Fannie Hurst.mp3
      6. Speaking Of Liberty 410522 06 Guest Gerald Van Patten.mp3
      7. Speaking Of Liberty 410529 07 Guest Louis Adamek.mp3
      8. Speaking Of Liberty 410605 08 Guest Herbert Agar.mp3
      9. Speaking Of Liberty 410612 09 Guest Max Eastman.mp3
      10. Speaking Of Liberty 410619 10 Guest Alexander Wolcott.mp3
      11. Speaking Of Liberty 410626 11 Guest Florence Harriman.mp3
      12. Speaking Of Liberty 410703 12 Guest Eve Curie no Op Or Cl.mp3
      13. Speaking Of Liberty 410717 14 Guest Carl Crow.mp3
      14. Speaking Of Liberty 410724 15 Guest Bertrand Russell.mp3
      15. Speaking Of Liberty 410731 16 Guest Ernest Hauser.mp3
      16. Speaking Of Liberty 410807 17 Guest Douglas Miller.mp3
      17. Speaking Of Liberty 410814 18 Guest John R Tunis.mp3
      18. Speaking Of Liberty 411009 26 Guest Carl Karmer.mp3
      19. Speaking Of Liberty 411016 27 Guest Walter Miller.mp3
      20. Speaking Of Liberty 411023 28 Guest Margerite Leach.mp3
      21. Speaking Of Liberty 411106 30 Guest Pearl Buck.mp3
      22. Speaking Of Liberty 411113 31 Guest Frank Gervozzi.mp3
      23. Speaking Of Liberty 411204 34 Guest Dorothy Fisher.mp3
      24. Speaking Of Liberty 411211 35 Guest Erskine Caldwell.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



    24 recordings on 6 Audio CDs
    total playtime 5 hours, 35 min

    Disc A001

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 410417 01 Guest Carl Van Doren
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 410424 02 Guest Edmund Taylor
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 410501 03 Guest Christopher Fraddim
    4. Speaking Of Liberty 410508 04 Guest Lin Yu Tang

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    Disc A002

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 410515 05 Guest Fannie Hurst
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 410522 06 Guest Gerald Van Patten
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 410529 07 Guest Louis Adamek
    4. Speaking Of Liberty 410605 08 Guest Herbert Agar

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    Disc A003

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 410612 09 Guest Max Eastman
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 410619 10 Guest Alexander Wolcott
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 410626 11 Guest Florence Harriman
    4. Speaking Of Liberty 410703 12 Guest Eve Curie no Op Or Cl

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    Disc A004

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 410717 14 Guest Carl Crow
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 410724 15 Guest Bertrand Russell
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 410731 16 Guest Ernest Hauser
    4. Speaking Of Liberty 410807 17 Guest Douglas Miller

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    Disc A005

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 410814 18 Guest John R Tunis
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 411009 26 Guest Carl Karmer
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 411016 27 Guest Walter Miller
    4. Speaking Of Liberty 411023 28 Guest Margerite Leach
    5. Speaking Of Liberty 411106 30 Guest Pearl Buck

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    Disc A006

    1. Speaking Of Liberty 411113 31 Guest Frank Gervozzi
    2. Speaking Of Liberty 411204 34 Guest Dorothy Fisher
    3. Speaking Of Liberty 411211 35 Guest Erskine Caldwell

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