BW – EP80: Forecast—The Most Important Forgotten Series in Radio History

Question? What do starlets Marlene Dietrich, Kay Thompson, Margaret Sullivan, and Loretta Young have in common? How about writers and directors Norman Corwin, Helen Deutsch, and Bill Spier. How about Danny Kaye, Mel Allen, Gerald Mohr, Elliot Lewis, Byron Kane, Lurene Tuttle, Paula Winslowe, Joseph … Read MoreBW – EP80: Forecast—The Most Important Forgotten Series in Radio History

BW – EP68: Psalm For A Dark Year—An Ode for Giving Thanks In Honor of Norman Corwin

In Breaking Walls Episode 68, we welcome November’s theme of “Gratitude” with an interactive look back at Norman Corwin’s radio plays, originally heard on U.S. radio around Thanksgiving of 1941. There are a lot of parallels that could be drawn from 1941 in 2017. That’s … Read MoreBW – EP68: Psalm For A Dark Year—An Ode for Giving Thanks In Honor of Norman Corwin

BW – EP47: The Radio Chronicles—Travel In Time To 12.7.1941 With Actual Radio Broadcasts

In Episode 47 of Breaking Walls, we introduce a new sub-series to Breaking Walls called, The Radio Chronicles. It’s the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. In honor of this momentous day we travel back in time using actual … Read MoreBW – EP47: The Radio Chronicles—Travel In Time To 12.7.1941 With Actual Radio Broadcasts

This Date in WallBreaking History: 12.07.2015

On December 7th the United States of America have jumped into two world wars.   First, on December 7, 1917 The US declared war on Austria-Hungry, and on December 7, 1941 Japan forced the US into World War II with the attack on Pearl Harbor.