Radio in That Wonderful Year 1948
(2 hours on 2 Compact Discs)
RADIO IN 1948–BOB HOPE SHOW (12-28-48) Broadcasting from the Berlin Airlift, Bob’s guests are Gen. Jimmy Doolittle and Irving Berlin. ESCAPE (3-28-48) “A Shipment of Mute Fate” is the classic story of a deadly bushmaster snake, escape in the hold of a ship at sea. BING CROSBY SHOW (1-7-48) Bing’s guests are comedian Walter O’Keefe and The Lone Ranger (Brace Beemer), who join the cast in an hilarious western sketch. JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (4-28-48) The Schnozzola welcomes guest Lucille Ball who joins singer Peggy Lee for Jimmy’s tour of industry to show them the Big Business attitude towards women.