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This is War - March 14, 1942

February 22nd, 2019

First on the blog this week, the last in my short run of episodes from “This is War”, a Norman Corwin production that helped explain various aspects of the War effort just a few weeks after Pearl Harbor.  The series was carried on all four of the radio networks.

Program 5 in the series was heard March 14, 1942.  “The United Nations” looks at our allies fighting the Axis powers.  The narrator this week is Thomas Mitchell.

Our show was transferred from an original 16” vinyl Orthacoustic NBC-RCA transcription, matrix number MS 086876 and MS 086877.  Note that that date is correct on the label, the program number is incorrect.