American Portrait

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


6514. American Portrait. August 3, 1946. CBS net. "Two Years Before The Mast". Sustaining. A series of well-written and produced biographical sketches of famous Americans. The story of Richard Dana and how he wrote his famous book and helped to bring law to the sea. Milton Bacon (narrator), Howard Rodman (writer), Howard Barnes (director), Walter Black, Curtis Beaver (composer, conductor). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6515. American Portrait. August 17, 1946. CBS net. "Cotton Mather: A Study In American Bigotry". Sustaining. The story of how a fanatic started the Salem witch trials. Milton Bacon (narrator), Irve Tunick (writer), Jim Boles, Berry Kroeger (narrator), Curtis Beaver (composer, conductor), Elwood Hoffman (producer), Howard G. Barnes (director), Don Baker (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6516. American Portrait. August 24, 1946. CBS net. "The Story Of Jane Addams". Sustaining. The life story of the great humanitarian of the Chicago slums. Milton Bacon (narrator), Hester Sondergaard, Yohanna De Witt (writer), Curtis Beaver (composer, conductor), Elwood Hoffman (producer), Howard G. Barnes (director), Don Baker (announcer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6517. American Portrait. September 7, 1946. CBS net. "The Incredible Election Of 1876". Sustaining. A well-written and carefully researched show. A bit of Americana you'd never have known about. The hotly disputed presidential election involving Samuel J. Tilden, who should have been president! Arnold Perl (writer), Curtis Beaver (composer, conductor), Edgar Stehli, Cy Harrice (narrator), Elwood Hoffman (producer), Howard Barnes (director), Don Baker (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6518. American Portrait. September 14, 1946. CBS net. "Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell". Sustaining. The story of the first woman doctor and her courageous fight for recognition. The last show of the series. Milton Bacon (narrator). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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