The American Trail

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.


23524. The American Trail. February 6, 1953. Program #1. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "Dispatch To New York". Fictitious reporter Tom Farrell writes the story of the adoption of the Constitution. This series possibly originated on NBC on the dates listed for each program. However, because of the VFW syndication, the programs were heard on different dates and different times on various stations. Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

23525. The American Trail. February 13, 1953. Program #2. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Northwest Ordinance". Kit Bradley, an Indian scout on the Ohio frontier, seeks self-government despite a tyrannical governor. Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88878. The American Trail. February 20, 1953. Program #3. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Louisiana Purchase". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88879. The American Trail. February 27, 1953. Program #4. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Lewis and Clark Expedition". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 13:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88880. The American Trail. March 6, 1953. Program #5. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "Samuel Slater's Machine". The story of the man who started the Industrial Revolution in America and who brought British ideas of advanced cotton mills to the new world. Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88881. The American Trail. March 13, 1953. Program #6. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Golden Ocean". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88882. The American Trail. March 20, 1953. Program #7. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Magic Wire". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88883. The American Trail. March 27, 1953. Program #8. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "On To Monterey". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88884. The American Trail. April 3, 1953. Program #9. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The California Goldrush". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist), Bing Crosby (by recording), Lindsay Crosby (by recording). 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88885. The American Trail. April 10, 1953. Program #10. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Rich Desert". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88886. The American Trail. April 17, 1953. Program #11. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The New South". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88887. The American Trail. April 24, 1953. Program #12. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Blue Yonder". Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist), Jimmy Doolittle (by recording). 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88888. The American Trail. April 31, 1953. Program #13. The Ladies' Auxiliary of The Veterans of Foreign Wars syndication. "The Brave Flag". A recording of President Eisenhower is played near the end of the program. The last show of the series. Richard Janaver (narrator), John Fleming (writer), Dwight Eisenhower, Walter Gorman (director), Charles Paul (organist). 14:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 13 programs.