In Breaking Walls episode 100 we focus on the radio career of Lucille Ball, arguably the most famous comedienne of the twentieth century. She rose through the ranks in New York as a model before a small role in Eddie Cantor’s Roman Scandals brought her … Read MoreBW – EP100: The Radio Career of Lucille Ball (1938 – 1952)
In Breaking Walls Episode 83, we focus the radio industry of the 1930s and 40s—especially on the career of David Sarnoff, as RCA’s network, NBC begins to lose its grip on the top spot in the broadcasting industry while they introduce Television. We’ll also focus … Read MoreBW – EP83: Sarnoff & Paley: Tainted Friendships, Tall Tales, Talent Raids, And TV (1934 – 1952)
In Breaking Walls episode 82 we focus on the state of the radio broadcasting industry in the late 1930s and early 1940s, as Broadcasting booms while the world goes to War. Highlights: • Early days at NBC’s Radio City in New York • How Press … Read MoreBW – EP82: Depression, War, And The Birth of ABC (1932 – 1946)
In episode 62 of Breaking Walls we profile Lucille Ball’s life and career in honor of her upcoming 106th birthday. From chorus girl, to 1940s movie starlet, to radio comedian, to television star, to studio executive, to mother, to ambassador for women, we’ll cover Lucy’s … Read MoreBW – EP62: Life With Lucille Ball
In 1958 Mike Wallace sat down for an interview with Salvador Dali for his television program. It was an unprecedented look into the mind of one of the 20th century’s premiere thinkers and dreamers.