Welcome to amazing conversation and information from Hall of Fame broadcaster and journalist Ken Robinson in this series of classic entertainment programs and recent interview and music shows.
The collection also contains Audio Antiques, historic performances and events from the golden age of radio, with special attention given to the contributions of African-Americans, who were largely excluded from the broadcasting industry. However, a few determined individuals were able to break through barriers and make their voices heard.
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Audio Antiques - Radio Reality Shows
Reality shows have long been a staple on television, but they first began on radio. One of the earliest radio reality shows was Alan Funt's Candid Microphone which secretly recorded ordinary people in real life situations. Funt would later take the show to television where it became they highly popular Candid Camera. Another radio reality show was Wanted, which helped track down crime suspects, and featured interviews with actual crime victims and law enforcement officials. Long before the TV show America's Most Wanted. There was also Nightwatch, a radio show which rode along with patrol officers as they battled crime, decades before the popular TV show Cops. You will hear Candid Microphone from 1947, Wanted from 1950, and two Nightwatch programs from 1954.
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Ken Robinson Podcast - Americans Moving and Improving!
Americans are on the move. ABC News correspondent Alex Stone reports that there's an exodus from the states of New Jersey, Illinois, New York, Connecticut, Kansas, and Ohio. Tobie Stanger of Consumer Reports magazine urges Americans on the move to check their car insurance. Phil Sklar says more people are visiting his National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum. James V. O'Connor feels Americans can improve themselves by not cussing. Michelle Weiner-Davis says lifestyles can be improved without the use of counseling.
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Audio Antiques - American Ghettos
It's about life in the inner city. We have a 1944 episode of the classic radio drama New World A Coming. It's entitled...Ghettos, the Black Belt, Their History. The narrator is the celebrated African-American actor Canada Lee.
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Audio Antiques - The Kennedy Assassination Live
It was one of the most tragic days in U.S. history. On November 22nd, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was gunned down by a sniper's bullets while campaigning in Dallas, Texas. He was fatally struck in the head while waving to thousands of admirers as he was riding in a presidential motorcade with first lady Jacqueline. Arrested for the crime was Lee Harvey Oswald, a former US Marine. Two days later Oswald was shot and killed. Ever since, polls have consistently showed that the public believes the assassination was part of a conspiracy. Government investigators disagreed, but sealed countless documents. Adding to the mystery, at least 10 witnesses mysteriously died within 3 years of the assassinations. We will hear now the event first unfolded on the radio, with coverage from the Dallas-Fort Worth Area Broadcasters, ABC Radio, Mutual Radio, NBC Radio, and WBAP-AM.
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Audio Antiques - The Amazing Mills Brothers
The Mills Brothers were the first African-American artists to have their own show on national network radio. They became a worldwide sensation for their ability to mimic musical instruments. Donald, Herbert, Harry, and John Jr, were born into a family of nine in Piqua, Ohio. They started singing in church, and were so talented they began appearing on Cincinnati radio stations. The jazz vocal quartet went on to make more than 2,000 recordings, which sold more than 50 million copies, with 3 dozen going gold. Their first number one hit was Paper doll in 1943. The Mills Brothers also appeared in films, and later on television. They were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1998. you will hear their pioneering CBS Radio show from 1930, and their appearances on The Andrews Sisters Show in 1945, the Spike Jones Spotlight Revue in 1948, and Guest Time in the 1950s.
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Music of H the Great (16)
The Music of H the Great, one of the most prolific and talented creators of intelligent, ambient techno and more.
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