Chester Bowles

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.


107683. Chester Bowles. April 12, 1945. Blue Network. 7:45 P.M. The broadcast originates from Washington, D.C. The head of the Office of Price Administration discusses the "meat situation" with a Virginia housewife and farmer from Iowa. Why is there not enough meat in the stores? "There are no gangsters in the black market." Chester Bowles. 12:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66417. Chester Bowles. May 1945. Sustaining. The head of the O.P.A. speaks from Washington, D.C. about current price and rent control problems. The program's guest is Reverend Walter Runden of Wahoo, Nebraska, a Community Service member of his local O.P.A. board. The Reverend fights both sin and inflation (and is an excellent speaker). The date is approximate, the source is possibly a Blue net recording of a pool feed. Chester Bowles, Walter Runden. 13:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66410. Chester Bowles. May 24, 1945. Pool feed, Blue net recording. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Washington, D.C. The head of the O.P.A. announces a rise in gas rations to holders of both "A" and "B" cards. Chester Bowles. 13:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66412. Chester Bowles. June 14, 1945. Pool feed, Blue net recording, WMAL, Washington D. C. origination. Sustaining. The head of the O.P.A. asks listeners to "put yourself in my place" as he describes the workings of the O.P.A. and how it controls the cost of living. The O.P.A. has nothing to do with the supply of goods, a fact understood by few. A well reasoned and presented radio address. Chester Bowles. 13:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66411. Chester Bowles. June 21, 1945. Pool feed, ABC net recording. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Washington, D.C. The head of the O.P.A. discusses the role of stable prices during the reconstruction period. Henry J. Kaiser speaks from New York. Chester Bowles, Henry J. Kaiser. 13:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66415. Chester Bowles. August 2, 1945. Pool feed, Blue net recording. Sustaining. The broadcast originates from Washington, D.C. The head of the O.P.A. describes his recent trip around the country and gives his impression of how people feel about rationing, inflation and price controls. Chester Bowles. 13:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66416. Chester Bowles. November 8, 1945. Pool feed, Blue net recording. Sustaining. The head of the O.P.A. reports from Washington, D.C. New refrigerators and other consumer goods are now appearing in stores...with O.P.A. ceiling price stickers. Chester Bowles. 13:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105220. Chester Bowles. July 2, 1946. NBC net. Sustaining. 9:00 P.M. An address to the nation. On June 29, 1946, President Truman vetoed an extension of O.P.A. ceiling prices. Mr. Bowles explains why the president vetoed the bill. He said, "This veto took as much courage as any public act since I've been in Washington." Mr. Bowles had recently resigned as administrator of the O.P.A. Band music from Chicago follows Mr. Bowles to fill. Chester Bowles. 28:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 8 programs.