BW – EP110: Christmas Week 1948—The CBS Talent Raids

In Breaking Walls episode 110 we continue our mini-series on the 1948-49 radio season by focusing on news and programming during Christmas week, 1948. —————————— Highlights: • Jack Benny: Leaving for CBS • A northeast blizzard starts holiday week • Edgar Bergen: Also leaving NBC … Read MoreBW – EP110: Christmas Week 1948—The CBS Talent Raids

BW – EP109: Thanksgiving 1948—The Changing Radio Landscape

In Breaking Walls episode 109 we continue our mini-series on the 1948-49 radio season by focusing on news and programming from Thanksgiving Day, 1948. —————————— Highlights: • Tex and Jinx for WNBC with photographer Robert Capa • John Nesbitt’s Passing Parade for WOR while CBS … Read MoreBW – EP109: Thanksgiving 1948—The Changing Radio Landscape

BW – EP98: Christmas Week 1947 with Radio’s Biggest Stars

In Breaking Walls Episode 98 we continue our trilogy on the most popular season in radio history with a look at Christmas Week 1947. —————————— Highlights: • Ralph Edwards and Truth or Consequences—A Record Rated Show • It’s Christmas Week and Jerusalem is in Shambles … Read MoreBW – EP98: Christmas Week 1947 with Radio’s Biggest Stars