Author Meets The Critics

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.


105798. Author Meets The Critics. October 17, 1936. WQXR, New York City. Sponsored by: The Book Of The Month Club. The program is referred to as, "The Author Meets The Critics." The program ends, "with a high level of animosity." Henry Taylor (author, economist), John K. M. McCaffrey (moderator), Martin Stone (producer, director), Chester Bowles (author of, "Tomorrow Without Fear"), Alyn Edwards (announcer), Sylvia Porter (The New York Post). 28:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87936. Author Meets The Critics. January 29, 1945. WHN, New York. Sustaining. A discussion of, "The Troubled Midnight," by John Gunther. At an unknown date, the program came to be called, "The Author Meets The Critics." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), John Gunther (guest author), Whit Burnett (editor of Story Magazine), Harry Hanson (literary editor of The New York World Telegram), Dave Murphy (announcer). 30:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87937. Author Meets The Critics. February 5, 1945. WHN, New York. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from the Barbizon Hotel, New York City. A discussion of, "The Secret History Of The War," by Waverly Root. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Waverly Root (guest author), Harry Hanson (literary editor of The New York World Telegram), Marcus Duffield (news editor of The New York Herald Tribune), Dave Murphy (announcer). 28:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87938. Author Meets The Critics. February 12, 1945. WHN, New York. Sustaining. A discussion of, "Anything Can Happen," by George and Helen Papashvily. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Bennett Cerf (editor, publisher, author), Louis Gannett (literary editor of The New Yorkk Herald Tribune), Louis Gannett (literary editor of The New York Herald Tribune), George Papashvily (guest author), Helen Papashvily (guest author). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87939. Author Meets The Critics. February 19, 1945. WHN, New York. Sponsored by: *Sustaining, Manischewitz Macaroons (spot announcement). A discussion of, "Youngin'," by Herbert Best. The first half of the program only. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Herbert Best (guest author), Harry Hanson (literary editor of The New York World Telegram), Henry Sidell Canby (chairman of The Book Of The Month Club). 14:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

87940. Author Meets The Critics. February 28, 1945. WHN, New York. Sustaining. A discussion of, "Brainstorm," by Carleton Brown. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Orville Prescott (book reviewer of The New York Times), Gregory Zilborg (psychiatrist), Carleton Brown (guest author), Dave Murphy. 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103864. Author Meets The Critics. March 16, 1947. WQXR, New York City. Sponsored by: The Book Of The Month Club. A repeat broadcast, which is identified several times as, "The Author Meets The Critics." A discussion of "Our Fair City," by Colonel Robert Allen. The books describes corruption in the municipal government. The program is referred to as, "The Author Meets The Critics." Robert Allen, Frank Kingdon (panelist), Cleveland Rogers, John K. M. McCaffrey (moderator, Chairman of "The Book Of The Month Club"), Martin Stone (producer, director). 29:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87941. Author Meets The Critics. August 3, 1947. WNBC, New York City. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Belvedere," by Gwen Davenport. Merle Miller (guest host, editor of Harper's Magazine), Gwen Davenport (guest author), Russell Maloney (critic, humorist), Regillia Peterson (author), Bob Sherry (announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88038. Author Meets The Critics. August 10, 1947. WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about "Richer By Asia," by Edmund Taylor. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Kenneth Banghart (announcer), Edmund Taylor (guest author), John Getty (former INS correspondent, author, lecturer), Bruno Shaw (former head of The China News Service, radio commentator, foreign correspondent). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87942. Author Meets The Critics. August 17, 1947. WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Vespers In Vienna," by Bruce Marshall. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Kenneth Banghart (announcer), Bruce Marshall (guest author), Charles Paulding (literary editor of Commonweal), William Kernan (executive secretary for The Institute For American Democracy and an Episcopal clergyman), Martin Stone (producer). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87943. Author Meets The Critics. August 24, 1947. WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Harder They Fall," by Bud Schulberg. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Kenneth Banghart (announcer), Bud Schulberg (guest author), Harry Hanson (book review editor of the New York World Telegram), Edwin Lucas (executive director of The Society For The Prevention Of Crime), Martin Stone (producer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87944. Author Meets The Critics. August 31, 1947. WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Star Spangled Mikado," Frank Kelly and Cornelius Ryan. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Frank Kelly (guest author), Cornelius Ryan (guest author), John Getty (author, lecturer), Stuart Lillico (author, former member of General MacArthur's staff), Robert Cochran (The Baltimore Sun). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87945. Author Meets The Critics. September 7, 1947. WNBC, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. A discussion about, "You're The Boss," by Edward Flynn. The program is pre-empted next week. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Edward Flynn (guest author), Robert S. Allen (author), Gail Sullivan (executive director of the Democratic National Committee), Bob Sherry (announcer). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87946. Author Meets The Critics. September 28, 1947. WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Adversary In The House," Irving Stone. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Irving Stone (guest author), Charles Paulding (managing editor of Commonweal Magazine), Norman Thomas (leader of The Socialist Party), Bill Patterson (director), Martin Stone (producer). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

87947. Author Meets The Critics. October 5, 1947. WNBC, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. 4:30 P.M. A discussion about, "Or Forfeit Freedom," by Robert Wood Johnson. Mr. Peltz speaks (very poorly) on behalf of, "National Employ The Handicap Week." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Robert Wood Johnson (guest author), James Carey (Secretary-Treasurer of the C. I. O.), Francis Downing (Eastern Education Director of the U. A. W.), Irving Peltz (National Service Officer of the D. A. V.). 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87948. Author Meets The Critics. October 12, 1947. WNBC, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Grenadine Etching," by Robert C. Ruark. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Robert C. Ruark (guest author), Eugene O'Neill Jr. (professor of classics), Merle Miller (Editor of Harper's Magazine), Bob Sherry (announcer), Clay Daniel (director), Martin Stone (producer). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87949. Author Meets The Critics. July 4, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Miracle Of The Bells," by Russell Janney. McCaffrey mentions that the program is being heard for the first time on the NBC radio network. Mr. Miller changes his mind about calling "The Miracle Of The Bells," "The second worst book I've ever read." He says that he was being too kind! John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Bob Sherry (announcer), Russell Janney (guest author), Merle Miller (Editor of Harper's Magazine), William Kernan (director of The Institute For American Democracy), Kenneth MacGregor (director), Martin Stone (producer). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87950. Author Meets The Critics. July 11, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "A Guide To Confident Living," by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Bob Sherry (announcer), Norman Vincent Peale (guest author), Richard Hoffman (psychiatrist), James Michener (Pulitzer Prize winning author), Arthur Austin (director), Martin Stone (producer). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84245. Author Meets The Critics. July 18, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. 5:00 P.M. Robert Smith, the author of, "Baseball," faces two critics. A typical quote from the lively discussion is, "You ought to have your head examined." Critic Russell Maloney calls Smith, "a delayed adolescent." Bill Veeck (President of the Cleveland Indians) likes the book. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Bob Sherry (announcer), Robert Smith (guest author), Russell Maloney, Bill Veeck, Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87951. Author Meets The Critics. July 25, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Time Of Your Life," by William Saroyan. Mr. Butterworth says, "It was dull and confusing, when I wasn't asleep." Mr. Saroyan is not present. A ten-minute scene from the film is dramatized; not a usual occurance. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Tom Wenning (movie critic, Time Magazine), Wally Butterworth (just a movie fan), John Gassner (author about films, producer of the play that won a Pulitzer Prize), Paul Lazarus (a publicist for United Artist films), Joan Alexander, William Griffis. 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87952. Author Meets The Critics. August 8, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion of, "The Comics, Very Funny," by Frederick Wertham. Comics books are "an obscene glorification of violence and crime." His criticism led to the formation of a "Comics Code" by the publishers of comic books. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Frederick Wertham (guest author, psychiatrist), Edwin Lucas (the Executive Director of The Society For The Prevention Of Crime), Virgilia Peterson (author, critic, lecturer), Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director), Lionel Ricou (announcer). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66784. Author Meets The Critics. August 15, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. Harold Laskey, author of "The American Democracy," meets his critics. Mr. Laskey speaks from London. Harold Laskey (guest author), John K. M. McCaffrey (moderator), Leo Cherne (Research Institute Of America), Max Lerner (author, The New York Star), Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87953. Author Meets The Critics. August 22, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion of, "Tomorrow Will Be Better," by Betty Smith. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Betty Smith (guest author), Alfred Hayes ("talented young novelist"), William Kernan ("Episcopalian clergyman"), Arthur Austin (director), Martin Stone (producer), Lionel Ricou (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87954. Author Meets The Critics. August 29, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "So This Is New York," by Henry Morgan. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Henry Morgan (guest author), Russell Maloney (lecturer, critic), Merle Miller (author, editor), Bob Sherry (announcer), Arthur Austin (director), Martin Stone (producer). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87955. Author Meets The Critics. September 5, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "When This You See, Remember Me" (a biography of Gertrude Stein), by W.G. Rogers (literary editor of the Associated Press). John K. M. McCaffrey (host), W. G. Rogers (guest author), Virgilia Peterson (novelist, editor, reviewer), Ludwig Lewisohn (author), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87956. Author Meets The Critics. September 12, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Family Circle," by Cornelia Otis Skinner. Edith Walton says Ms. Skinner, "piled it on with too lavish a hand." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Cornelia Otis Skinner (guest author), Edith Walton (reviewer, editor), Ilka Chase (actress, author), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87957. Author Meets The Critics. September 19, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Crusaders," by Stefan Hime. James Michener (guest host), Merle Miller (author), Stefan Hime (? guest author), Margaret Bourke-White (reporter, Time Magazine), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Arthur Austin (director). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87958. Author Meets The Critics. September 26, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "I Didn't Know It Was Loaded," by Robert Ruark. Announced as "the last show of the season," the show continued next week. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Robert C. Ruark (guest author), Arlene Francis ("star of stage, screen and radio"), Charles Paulding (former editor of Commonweal Magazine), Bob Sherry (announcer), Arthur Austin (director), Martin Stone (producer). 30:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87959. Author Meets The Critics. October 3, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "An Affair Of State," by Pat Frank. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Pat Frank (guest author), Richard Gamon (? Saturday Review Of Literature), James Michener (author), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Walter Law (director). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87960. Author Meets The Critics. October 10, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about "The Shmoo," created by Al Capp. Frederick Wertham (psychiatrist, author of, "The Comics, Very Funny"), John Crosby (radio critic of The New York Herald Tribune), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director), John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Al Capp (guest author). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87961. Author Meets The Critics. October 17, 1948. NBC net, WNBC AM/FM, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Wild Country," by Louis Bromfield. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Louis Bromfield (Pulitzer Prize winning guest author), Olin Clark (Eastern Story Editor of MGM), Edith Walton (critic, editor), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87962. Author Meets The Critics. October 24, 1948. NBC net, WNBC AM/FM, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Sealed Verdict," by Lionel Shapiro. The program is announced as being pre-empted next week. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Lionel Shapiro (guest screenwriter), Louis Nizer (attorney), Ben Grauer ("well-known NBC personality"), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 30:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87963. Author Meets The Critics. November 7, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Wayfaring Stranger," by Burl Ives. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Burl Ives (guest author), Louis Untermeyer (editor, lecturer, poet), James Michener (Pulitzer Prize winning author), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87964. Author Meets The Critics. November 14, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Our New National Labor Policy," by Representative Fred Hartley (co-author of the "Taft-Hartley Bill") John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Fred A. Hartley (guest author), Robert Wagner (introduced as Robert F. Wagner Jr., Planning Commissioner of New York City, future mayor of the city), Merryle Stanley Rukeyser (financial columnist, Hearst newspapers), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87965. Author Meets The Critics. November 21, 1948. NBC net, WNBC AM/FM, New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Autobiography Of Sol Bloom," by Representative Sol Bloom. The program originates from The Johnny Victor Theatre of The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Sol Bloom (guest author), Jeremiah Mahoney (judge, candidate for mayor of New York City), O. John Rogge (? former assistant attorney general), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87966. Author Meets The Critics. November 28, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Whole Of Their Lives," by Benjamin Gitlow. The program originates from The Johnny Victor Theatre at The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Benjamin Gitlow (guest author, former head of the American Communist Party and now an enemy of all Communists), Eugene Lyons (Roving Editor of The Reader's Digest, author), Bruno Shaw (editor, foreign correspondent), Martin Stone (producer), Bob Sherry (announcer), Lee Jones (director). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87967. Author Meets The Critics. December 5, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "We're All In It," by Eric Johnston (President of The Motion Picture Association, formerly President of The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce). The program originates from The Johnny Victor Theatre of The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey, Max Lerner (editorialist for The New York Star, author), Stanley High (? editor of Reader's Digest, author), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87968. Author Meets The Critics. December 12, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Warlords Of Washington," by Bruce Catton. The program originates from The Johnny Victor Theatre at The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Bruce Catton (guest author), Elliot Janeway (former editorial writer of Life magazine), Arthur Gaeth (radio commentator), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87969. Author Meets The Critics. December 19, 1948. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "So Far, So Good," by Morris Ernst. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Morris Ernst (guest author), James F. Murray Jr. (attorney), Leo Cherne (executive secretary of The Research Institute Of America), Bob Sherry (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87970. Author Meets The Critics. December 26, 1948. NBC net, WNBC AM/FM New York origination/aircheck. Sustaining. 1:30 P. M. A discussion about, "A Man Called White," by Walter White (Executive Secretary of The N.A.A.C.P.). John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Walter White (guest author), George Streeter ("leading reporting on Negro affairs for the New York Times), Louis Gannett (book reviewer for The New York Herald Tribune), Martin Stone (producer), Van Fox (director), Mel Brandt (announcer), Ray Barrett (announcer). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87971. Author Meets The Critics. January 2, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Larks In The Popcorn," H. Allen Smith. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), H. Allen Smith (guest author), Eloise McElhone ("star of radio and television"), Rex Stout (author), Ray Barrett (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director), Mel Brandt (announcer). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87972. Author Meets The Critics. January 9, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "An Act Of Love," Ira Wolfert. The program originates from the RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Ira Wolfert (guest author, Pulitzer Prize winning foreign correspondent), W. G. Rogers (book reviewer for the Associated Press), James Michener (Pulitzer Prize winning author), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director), Mel Brandt (announcer). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88039. Author Meets The Critics. January 16, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Flesh and Mary Duncan," by Monte Sohn. The broadcast originates from The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Monte Sohn (guest author), Governeur Paulding (staff writer for the not-yet-published magazine, "The Reporter"), Virgilia Peterson ("well-known book reviewer"). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87974. Author Meets The Critics. January 23, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Embers Still Burn.," by Ira Hirschmann. The program originates from The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. Mrs. Barlow accuses John K.M. McCaffrey as being, "The most blood-thirsty moderator in New York City." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Ira Hirschmann (guest author), Mrs. Samuel Barlow (lecturer), Walter Durante (foreign correspondent for The New York Times"). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87975. Author Meets The Critics. January 30, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "China, The Land and The People," by Gerald Winfield. The program originates from The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Gerald Winfield (guest author), Anna Lee Jacoby ("veteran reporter of China affairs," author), Harold Lord Varney (former adviser to the Chinese government), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director), Arthur Gary (announcer). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87976. Author Meets The Critics. February 6, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about "American Argument," by Pearl Buck and Eslanda Goode Robeson. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Pearl S. Buck (guest author), Eslanda Goode Robeson (guest author), Virgilia Peterson ("well-known book reviewer"), Mary Margaret McBride, Martin Stone (producer), Mel Brandt (announcer), Lee Jones (director). 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87977. Author Meets The Critics. February 13, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "Shalom Means Peace," by Robert St. John. Among Mr. St. John's many other achievements, he's described as the only man who has a bullet scar in one leg from Al Capone and in the other leg from Adolf Hitler. The program opening is slightly upcut. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Robert St. John (guest author), Norman Angel (Nobel Prize winning author, and Zionist), Ruth Gruber (author), Martin Stone (producer, his named is mangled by Arthur Gary as "Martin Jones"), Lee Jones (director), Arthur Gary (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

87978. Author Meets The Critics. February 20, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The Mad Woman Of Chaillot," by Maurice Valency (adaptor of the French novel and member of the cast of the play). Mr. Rogo (who didn't care much for the play) says, "(the play) Is a piece of cheese." "It's a windy, sententious, disorganized, overingenuous bore." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Maurice Valency (guest author), John Carradine (a performer in the current Broadway play), Lee Rogo (? "well-known book and play reviewer), Gilbert Seldes (critic), Arthur Gary (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 30:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87979. Author Meets The Critics. February 27, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "No Place To Hide," by David Bradley. A book revealing previously unknown information about the atomic-bomb tests at Bikini. The broadcast originates from The RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. John K. M. McCaffrey (host), David Bradley (guest author), James F. Murray Jr. (naval advisor, who is mistakenly introduced as "James F. Burns Jr."), Norman Corwin, Arthur Gary (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88040. Author Meets The Critics. March 20, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "The World's Best Hope," by Francis Biddle. The program originates from the RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. Mr. Cuneo refers to Edward Stettinius as "an ass." John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Francis Biddle (guest author), Ernest Cuneo ("eminent New York attorney"), Max Lerner ("well-known political writer"), Fred Collins (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

87980. Author Meets The Critics. March 27, 1949. NBC net, WNBC, New York origination. Sustaining. A discussion about, "A Treasury Of The Spoken Word," by Ted Cott. The broadcast originates from the RCA Exhibition Hall, Radio City. Virgilia Peterson criticizes the book in rhyming verse! Very clever! John K. M. McCaffrey (host), Ted Cott (guest author), Virgilia Peterson ("well-known book reviewer"), Louis Untermeyer (poet), Arthur Gary (announcer), Martin Stone (producer), Lee Jones (director). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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