Mon, 24 March 2014
When the DuPont Company was getting a bad name for profiteering from World War I, they decided to fight back by sponsoring a patriotic radio program. Cavalcade of America first aired in 1935.
DuPont hired the most prestigious writers for the show - a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and poets Carl Sandburg and Stephen Vincent Benet. They also used famous Hollywood movie actors in major roles, rather than radio actors.
Direct download: 201cavalcadeofamerica411020allthatmoneycanbuy2822.mp3
Category:oldtimeradio -- posted at: 9:35pm CDT