Conversation

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.


79226. Conversation. 1956. NBC net. "The Ideal Teacher". Sustaining. The date is approximate. Clifton Fadiman (host), Lyman Bryson (moderator of "Invitation To Learning"), Jacques Barzun (author). 27:06. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

79221. Conversation. 1956. NBC net. "Why Best Sellers Sell Best". Sustaining. The date is approximate. Clifton Fadiman (host), Bennett Cerf (publisher of Random House), Harvey Breit (Assistant Editor of The New York times Book Review, author). 26:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

50954. Conversation. 1956. NBC net. "Radio Yesterday and Today". Sustaining. Lamentations for the good old days and a cogent analysis of the industry as it is "today" (1956). The program closing has been deleted. Clifton Fadiman (host), John F. Royal (radio pioneer, NBC Vice President of programing), Ben Grauer. 25:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

79218. Conversation. February 23, 1956. NBC net. "What Is Genius?". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Alfred Goldsmith (scientist, former president of The Institute Of Radio Engineers and The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, former Vice President of RCA), Charles Seigman (educator, Professor of Education, New York University). 27:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79227. Conversation. March 1956. NBC net. "The Personality Of Charles Dickens". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Mabel Morris (winner on "The $64,000 Question" program on the subject of "Charles Dickens"), Jacques Barzun (author, historian). 25:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

100454. Conversation. March 22, 1956. NBC net. Sustaining. Topic: "How I'd Like To Live My Life Over Again." A rebroadcast of a program "recorded some time ago, being broadcast for the first time." Fred died March 17, 1956. Clifton Fadiman, Gilbert Seldes, Fred Allen, Gilbert Seldes (producer), Bob Mauer (director), Jack Costello (announcer), Polly Collins (producer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62705. Conversation. March 22, 1956. NBC net. "How I'd Like To Live My Life Over Again". Sustaining. A broadcast of a 1954 conversation with Fred Allen, Gilbert Seldes and Clifton Fadiman; aired shortly after Fred's death. The discussion is about vaudeville, radio, comedy and many other topics. Very enjoyable listening. Fred Allen, Clifton Fadiman (host), Gilbert Seldes, Louis G. Cowan (producer), Polly Cowan (producer), Jack Costello (announcer), Bob Mauer (director). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79220. Conversation. May 1956. NBC net. "Love and Hatred". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Anne Freemantle (author, contributing editor of "Commonweal," Professor at Fordham University), Smiley Blanton (psychiatrist, Director of The American Foundation Of Religion and Psychiatry). 25:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79219. Conversation. May 1956. NBC net. "Society With A Small S". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Carleton Coon (anthropologist, Curator of Ethnology at University Museum, Philadelphia), Jacques Barzun (historian, author). 26:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79225. Conversation. June 1956. NBC net. "How To Waste Time". Sustaining. A repeat broadcast. Clifton Fadiman (host), H. Allen Smith (author), Jerome Weidman (author). 28:08. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

79222. Conversation. June 1956. NBC net. "Ideas That Have Changed The World". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), William Gorman (Associate Director of The Institute For Philosphical Research), Leo Rosten (social scientist, author, educator). 25:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79223. Conversation. March 1957. NBC net. "What Makes A Criminal?". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Meyer Levin (author of "Compulsion"), Merle Alexander (Assistant Director of The Federal Bureau of Prisons, author of the handbook, "Jail Administration"). 24:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79224. Conversation. April 1957. NBC net. "Interviewing". Sustaining. Clifton Fadiman (host), Mike Wallace (host of "Nightbeat"), Daniel Lang (author of "The Man in The Thick Lead Suit"). 23:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

60555. Conversation. October 9, 1963. Mutual net. Sustaining. Phillip Clark interviews former Vice President Richard Nixon. The program originates from Mr. Nixon's New York apartment. Mr. Nixon comments on domestic and international issues. Richard Nixon, Charles King (producer), Phillip Clarke (interviewer), Sanford Marshall (announcer). 48:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 14 programs.