Meets at 1:30 p.m. on the last Monday of the month to listen to nostalgic selections from copyright-free archives, everything from comedy to drama, all with follow-up discussions and historical perspective.

Upcoming Events

Past Presentations


Soap Operas – One Man’s Family, Mary Noble, Backstage Wife and The Romance of Helen Trent


  • Westerns – Gunsmoke and Have Gun Will Travel
  • Quiz Shows
  • Suspense, Escape and Quiet Please
  • Fairy Tales – Let’s Pretend, The Story Lady, and Falstaff’s Fables
  • Propaganda, PSA’s and popular music from World War II
  • Bloopers and Commercials
  • Hard-Boiled Detectives – Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade and Richard Diamond
  • Variety Shows – Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, The National Barn Dance and Bob Hope
  • Private Eyelashes – Candy Matson, Phyl Coe, and others
  • Halloween – Suspense, Quiet Please, Baby Snooks
  • Holiday Shows




  • Full episodes of The Shadow and excerpts from Suspense
  • Amos & Andy, Fibber McGee & Molly, Fred Allen and Abbott & Costello
  • Comedy selections including The Great Gildersleeve
  • Full “panic” broadcast episode of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds in its 80th anniversary year