Communism, U.S. Brand

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.


67784. Communism, U.S. Brand. August 2, 1948. ABC net. Sustaining. A drama/documentary about Phil Blake, who becomes a member of the Communist Party. One of his first assignments is to take control of a labor union. A superb use of radio to promote a point of view. The Communist Party is described for the public so as to show it for what it really is: as ABC Radio sees it. Excellent radio, a rational attack on Communism. The program was repeated on August 8, 1948 (see cat. #68069). Credits on the repeat broadcast listed below, may or may not be valid for the original broadcast. David Broekman (composer, conductor), The ABC Symphony Orchestra, Martin Andrews (director), John Turner (script editor), Joseph Julian, Robert M. McKeever (consultant), Edwin Jerome (repeat), Joe DeSantis (repeat), Santos Ortega (repeat), Peter Capell (repeat), Roger De Koven (repeat), Kermit Murdock (repeat), Doug Browning (announcer), Norman Rose (narrator), Morton Wishengrad (writer). 59:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68069. Communism, U.S. Brand. August 8, 1948. ABC net, WMPS, Medford Oregon aircheck. Sustaining. A drama/documentary about Phil Blake, who becomes a member of the Communist Party. One of his first assignments is to take control of a labor union. A superb use of radio to promote a point of view. The Communist Party is described for the public so as to show it for what it really is: as ABC radio sees it. Excellent radio, a rational attack on Communism. The script was used six days previously (see cat. #67784). The broadcast must have been re-done live and with a different director, as minor differences are noticeable. Morton Wishengrad (writer), Norman Rose (narrator), David Broekman (composer, conductor), The ABC Symphony Orchestra, Jack Cleary (director), John Turner (scipt editor), Joseph Julian, Robert M. McKeever (consultant). 59:17. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

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