In Breaking Walls Episode 73 we spotlight the 1970s CBS and Mutual Broadcasting dramatic radio revival and why it ultimately failed. Highlights: • Go Inside the November 1, 1973 Mutual Broadcasting closed circuit press conference from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City announcing The … Read MoreBW – EP73: The 1970s Revival of Dramatic Radio and Why It Failed
In Breaking Walls Episode 72 we tell some of the story of American dramatic radio’s last decade on the air through one of the last shows to air, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar. Highlights • The cautionary tale of the Mutual Broadcasting System and why CBS, … Read MoreBW – EP72: Johnny Dollar and The Death of Dramatic Radio
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
These are more wonderful photographs from Charles W Cushman. Cushman shots these color photographs in Lower Manhattan on September 27, 1941. Thank you Mr. Cushman for meticulously cataloging all of your photos. Your photographs of America have allowed the past to continue to be remembered.
Check out the fantastic photography of then-boy wonder photographer Larry Silver who was living in NYC at the time and shot these photos between 1949 and 1954. He didn’t know it at the time, but Silver’s work (specifically those shot among the hustle and bustle of the … Read MoreBlack & White Photos of NYC in the Early 1950s by Larry Silver