CBS Is There

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.


8097. CBS Is There. July 14, 1947. CBS net. "The Citizens Of Paris Before The Bastille". Sustaining. 7:00 P.M. The events of July 14, 1789. The noise, heat and crowds on the day on which the French revolution began. John Daly (narrator), Jackson Beck (as Danton), Ken Roberts, Harry Marble, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), McKater Wren (? writer). 28:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8098. CBS Is There. July 28, 1947. CBS net. "The Witchcraft Trials At Salem". Sustaining. 7:00 P.M. The events of June 29, 1692. A dramatization of the travesties of justice in Massachusetts. The story is also referred to as, "The Salem Witch Trial." John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director), Harry Marble, Ken Roberts, Sylvia Berger (writer). 28:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8099. CBS Is There. August 4, 1947. CBS net. "Sir Frances Drake Defeats The Spanish Armada". Sustaining. 7:00 P.M. The events of July 29. 1588. An exciting recreation of the sea battle that saved England. Jackson Beck, Ernest Chappell, Michael Fitzmaurice, Frank Gallop, Bud Collyer, John Daly, Ken Roberts, Harry Marble, Max Ehrlich (writer), Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8100. CBS Is There. August 11, 1947. CBS net. "The Defense Of The Alamo". Sustaining. 7:00 P.M. The events of March 6, 1836. Coverage of the stand by brave Texans against overwhelming odds. See cat. #4476 for the same script, broadcast six years later. John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director), Ken Roberts, Jackson Beck, Irve Tunick (writer). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8103. CBS Is There. December 7, 1947. CBS net. The Exile Of Napoleon". Sustaining. 2:00 P.M. The events of July 31, 1815. The end of the Napoleonic Era, including a fascinating interview with the Emperor. John Daly, Jackson Beck, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director), Ken Roberts, Sigmund Miller (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8104. CBS Is There. December 21, 1947. CBS net. "The Sailing Of The Mayflower". Sustaining. 10:30 P.M. The events of September 6, 1620, before the sailing for the New World of the Mayflower. See cat. #8150 for a different production of the same script heard on June 13, 1948. John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Ken Roberts, Joseph Liss (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8105. CBS Is There. January 18, 1948. CBS net. "The Signing Of The Magna Carta". Sustaining. The events of June 19, 1215. See cat. #640 for a commercially released version of the same script. John Daly, Ken Roberts, Don Hollenbeck, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Henry Walsh (writer). 29:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

640. CBS Is There. January 18, 1948. CBS net. "The Signing Of The Magna Carta". Sustaining. The events of June 19, 1215. See cat. #8105 for a broadcast version of this commercially released program. The record was called, "You Are There." John Daly, Ken Roberts, Don Hollenbeck, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Henry Walsh (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8106. CBS Is There. February 8, 1948. CBS net. "The Dreyfus Case". Sustaining. 2:00 P.M. The events of September 8, 1899. "The Trial That Shook The World." Will an innocent man again be sent to Devil's Island? Don Hollenbeck, Ned Calmer, Quincy Howe, Harry Marble, Ken Roberts, Joseph Liss, Joe DeSantis, Maurice Tarplin, Charlotte Holland, John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Guy Sorel, Juano Hernandez, Tonio Selwart. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8101. CBS Is There. February 22, 1948. CBS net. "The Battle Of Gettysburg". Sustaining. The events of July 3, 1863. An exciting shot-by-shot description of the battle and Pickett's Charge with Major George Fielding Eliot (CBS's military expert). See cat. #641 for a commercially released version of this program. George Fielding Eliot, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

641. CBS Is There. February 22, 1948. CBS net. "The Battle Of Gettysburg". Sustaining. The events of July 3, 1863. See cat. #8101 for a broadcast version of this commercially released program. The record was released as, "You Are There." An exciting shot-by-shot description of the battle and Pickett's Charge with Major George Fielding Eliot (CBS' military expert). George Fielding Eliot, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8107. CBS Is There. February 29, 1948. CBS net. "The Execution Of Joan Of Arc". Sustaining. The events of May 30, 1431. The "Maid Of Orleans" refuses to recant and is burned at the stake. Don Hollenbeck, Max Ehrlich (writer), Quincy Howe, Ken Roberts, John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8108. CBS Is There. March 7, 1948. CBS net. "The Oklahoma Land Run". Sustaining. The events of April 22, 1889. The story of the greatest free land grab in history. One Hundred thousand are people racing for twelve thousand plots of land. Don Hollenbeck, Robert Lewis Shayon (writer, producer), Ken Roberts, John Daly, Harry Marble, Sylvia Berger (writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8109. CBS Is There. March 14, 1948. CBS net. "The Death Of Socrates". Sustaining. The events of 399 B.C. The famous philosopher explains why he'll drink the hemlock. Hester Sondergaard, John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Arnold Moss, Karl Swenson, Walter Hampden, Ken Roberts, Don Hollenbeck, Joseph Liss (writer), Oliver Cliff, Charles Webster, Phillip Clarke. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8110. CBS Is There. March 21, 1948. CBS net. "The Declaration Of Independence Is Adopted". Sustaining. The events of July 4, 1776. Will the Continental Congress delegates vote for a break with England? The program is to be pre-empted next week for the second broadcast of "The Son Of Man" by Archibald MacLeish. John Daly, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), Quincy Howe, Ken Roberts, Quentin Reynolds, Michael Sklar (writer). 28:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8111. CBS Is There. April 4, 1948. CBS net. "The Monitor and The Merrimac". Sustaining. The events of March 9, 1862. The first iron-clad war vessels battle during the Civil War. Ned Calmer, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director, writer), John Daly, Quincy Howe, Michael Fitzmaurice, Ken Roberts, Bud Collyer, Irve Tunick (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8112. CBS Is There. April 11, 1948. CBS net. "The Last Day Of Pompeii". Sustaining. The events of August 26, 79 A.D. An exciting, humorous and well-written account of the disaster. Jackson Beck, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director), Ken Roberts, Cameron Blake, John Daly, Michael Fitzmaurice, Harry Marble, Irve Tunick (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93819. CBS Is There. April 18, 1948. CBS net. "The Battle Of Plassey". Sustaining. The events of June 22, 1757. The sound effects during the charge of the elephants are remarkable! John Daly (anchor), John Stanley, Robert Lewis Shayon (producer, director), Ken Roberts, William Norwood (writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 18 programs.