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WJSV - A Day in Radio History

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This rare and exciting collection offers you the chance to travel back in time and experience a complete broadcast day from September 1939, including every minute of the day from 6:00 AM sign-on right through sign-off at 1:00 AM the next morning. Thanks to the foresight of the Library of Congress and station WJSV in Washington D.C., you'll hear exactly what it was like to listen to the radio in 1939 - including the early morning wake-up show, the soap operas, the news and interviews, a live baseball game from Griffith Stadium, and a speech by President Roosevelt, right through to Amos 'n' Andy, Major Bowes and his Original Amateur Hour, a series of live big band remotes, and the national anthem at the end of the day. It's a once in a lifetime trip back to radios golden age. Chapters: #1 Sign On #2 Music #3 The Sun Dial #4 Certified Magic Carpet #5 Bachelor's Children #6 Pretty Kitty Kelly #7 Myrt & Marge #8 Hilltop House #9 Stepmother #10 News Summary with Robert Trout #11 Mary Lee Taylor #

This rare and exciting collection offers you the chance to travel back in time and experience a complete broadcast day from September 1939, including every minute of the day from 6:00 AM sign-on right through sign-off at 1:00 AM the next morning. Thanks to the foresight of the Library of Congress and station WJSV in Washington D.C., you'll hear exactly what it was like to listen to the radio in 1939 - including the early morning wake-up show, the soap operas, the news and interviews, a live baseball game from Griffith Stadium, and a speech by President Roosevelt, right through to Amos 'n' Andy, Major Bowes and his Original Amateur Hour, a series of live big band remotes, and the national anthem at the end of the day. It's a once in a lifetime trip back to radios golden age. Chapters: #1 Sign On #2 Music #3 The Sun Dial #4 Certified Magic Carpet #5 Bachelor's Children #6 Pretty Kitty Kelly #7 Myrt & Marge #8 Hilltop House #9 Stepmother #10 News Summary with Robert Trout #11 Mary Lee Taylor #
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Description:

This rare and exciting collection offers you the chance to travel back in time and experience a complete broadcast day from September 1939, including every minute of the day from 6:00 AM sign-on right through sign-off at 1:00 AM the next morning. Thanks to the foresight of the Library of Congress and station WJSV in Washington D.C., you'll hear exactly what it was like to listen to the radio in 1939 - including the early morning wake-up show, the soap operas, the news and interviews, a live baseball game from Griffith Stadium, and a speech by President Roosevelt, right through to Amos 'n' Andy, Major Bowes and his Original Amateur Hour, a series of live big band remotes, and the national anthem at the end of the day. It's a once in a lifetime trip back to radios golden age. Chapters: #1 Sign On #2 Music #3 The Sun Dial #4 Certified Magic Carpet #5 Bachelor's Children #6 Pretty Kitty Kelly #7 Myrt & Marge #8 Hilltop House #9 Stepmother #10 News Summary with Robert Trout #11 Mary Lee Taylor #

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ensemble Cast

Length:

18h 46m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

30:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:00:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

25:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:09


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

14:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:59


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:02


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:00


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

15:01


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:12


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

12:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:05


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

14:26


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

14:33


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:00:10


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

10:16


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

15:11


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:56


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

14:50


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

15:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

59:48


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

17:55


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

12:32


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:55


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

14:49


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

12:24


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

14:59


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

30:08


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

29:53


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

24:29


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:50


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

01:00:22


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

30:29


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

29:41


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:01


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

10:00


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

14:44


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

15:22


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

14:52


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

20:28


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:22


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

29:40


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

29:20


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

24:33


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:26


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

02:44