Community Chest Program

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.


68970. Community Chest Program. October 5, 1942. WCAE, Pittsburgh. Sponsored by: Community Chest fund appeal. The program originates from the Academy Of Music, Philadelphia. The "Russian Sailor's Dance" is heard. President Roosevelt speaks (from Washington, D.C.) on behalf of the Community Chest and foreign war relief. From Pittsburgh, Alan Scaife promises the president that Pittsburgh will double its usual gift. The first 9:45 of the program only. See cat. #9026 for more complete coverage. Franklin Roosevelt, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor), Alan Scaife, Tom K. Smith (announcer). 9:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

14569. Community Chest Program. September 26, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Margaret O'Brien introduces President Truman. Mr. Truman's speech is complete, the program is not. Margaret O'Brien, Harry Truman. 4:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

8786. Community Chest Program. September 26, 1954. 4 network pool feed, CBS net aircheck. Sponsored by: Community Chest fund appeal. The program originates from Hollywood. Jack mention that more than 1300 radio stations are carrying this program. The first tune is, "Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me." Jack Carson (m.c.), Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Tony Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Liberace, Wilbur Hatch and His Orchestra, Richard Nixon (vice president), Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll, George Walsh (announcer), Harvey Firestone Jr. (national chairman of United Community Campaigns). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 3 programs.