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Meets monthly 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

2021

The Lux Radio Theatre recreation of To Have And Have Not, and the precursor of the I Love Lucy television show, called My Favorite Husband.

Unusual Detectives: Your’s Truly, Johnny Dollar;  Nero Wolfe, and  Let George Do It

The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, and Challenge of the Yukon

The Great GildersleeveRogers of the Gazette, and Tales of the Texas Rangers

Fred Allen Show and the Lives of Harry Lime

2020

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

Science Fiction: X Minus One, Buck Rogers, and others

Due to the pandemic the programs below were delivered via Zoom

Madness & Insanity: Suspense and Escape

Comedy: Fred Allen, Jack Benny and more

Variety: Jack Benny, Lowell Thomas, Life of Riley and a surprise show

The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, and Gunsmoke

Duffy’s Tavern, The Lone Ranger and some period appropriate music

Spike Jones, Abbot & Costello, and Dragnet

Cisco Kid, Ozzie & Harriet and Box 13

Halloween: Lights Out and Our Miss Brooks

Christmas: Blondie, The Doris Day Show and Tales of the Texas Ranger

2019

  • 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

 

 

2018

  • 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