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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jun 25, 2013

Words at War was a World War 2 program that was pretty much forgotten after the war ended. 

But Newsweek magazine called it "one of the best contributions to serious commercial radio in many a year", and the show business newspaper Variety said it was "one of the most outstanding programs in radio."

See for yourself if...

Jun 21, 2013

My doctor told me I had to lose weight when I was diagnosed with diabetes.  So I did, much to his surprise. 

I found it pretty easy, and if you need to drop some pounds, diabetic or not, listen to this show.  This is the diet that has worked for me for over a decade, and has totally eliminated all my diabetic symptoms...

Jun 18, 2013

Elliott Lewis was the consummate radio man.  Actor, director and producer, Lewis was superb in both comedy and drama.  From Suspense to the Phil Harris-Alice Fay show to Nero Wolfe to the Adventures of Maisie, Elliott Lewis seemed to be just about everywhere. 

One place he was often found was on board the Scarlet...

Jun 10, 2013

The Screen Guild Theater was another of those programs that turned  full-length movies into half-hour radio shows.  But this show was a little different.  All the stars worked for free. 

The money they would have earned instead went to the Motion Picture Relief Fund, and it was used to build a rest home for...

Jun 7, 2013

John Sutter was a poor California settler who got rich when he found gold at his mill.  Right?  Nope!  In fact, that's almost exactly backwards. 

Listen to how Sutter lost his fortune, and nearly his life, because of the discovery of gold on his land. 

And marvel at how close he came to owning both San Francisco...