The Answer Man

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.


1202. The Answer Man. November 23, 1944. WOR, New York (possible Mutual net). Sponsored by: Trommer's White Label Beer. 7:45 P. M. The answer to questions about Thanksgiving customs and questions of a general nature. "Who ate the most at the first Thanksgiving dinner? The Indians! The system cue (or station I. D.) has been deleted. Albert Mitchell. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1658. The Answer Man. May 8, 1945. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Trommer's Beer, Lava Soap (spot announcement). 7:15 P. M. The first question is, "Does The British 'Who's Who' still list Hitler's telephone number?" Albert Mitchell. 14:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1659. The Answer Man. August 14, 1945. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Sustaining, Bulova Watch (local). 12:45 P. M. The first question is, "Is there really such a thing as a pair of left-handed scissors?" Albert Mitchell. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

20249. The Answer Man. November 22, 1945. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Pine-X Cough Syrup, Colgate Toothpaste, Holiday Magazine, "see below". First question: Do savage wolves wag their tails? Most interesting question: Which is the oldest radio station in the country WHA, KDKA, WWJ? Albert Mitchell. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2448. The Answer Man. November 22, 1945. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Trommer's Beer. The first question answered is, "How high are sky writing letters?" Albert Mitchell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2450. The Answer Man. November 28, 1946. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Rayve Shampoo. 7:15 P. M. The first question answered is, "How far will a grasshopper travel in a day?" Albert Mitchell. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2449. The Answer Man. November 28, 1946. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Grape Nuts Flakes, Colgate Toothpaste, Bird's Eye Foods. 12:45 P. M. The first question answered is, "How long did it take the Pilgrims to eat the first Thanksgiving dinner?" Albert Mitchell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93216. The Answer Man. September 21, 1948. The Yankee Network, Boston origination. Sustaining. The first question is, "How many hours are there in a year?" The announcer describes the program as, "Albert Mitchell's program, The Answer Man." It's not certain whether the host is actually Albert Mitchell. All the questions come from listeners in the New England region. Albert Mitchell. 14:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

93218. The Answer Man. October 12, 1948. The Yankee Network, Boston origination. Sustaining. The first question is, "Does A Rattlesnamke always rattle before it strikes?" The announcer describes the program as, "Albert Mitchell's program, The Answer Man." It's not certain whether the host is actually Albert Mitchell. All the questions come from listeners in the New England region. Albert Mitchell. 14:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93225. The Answer Man. October 19, 1948. The Yankee Netwrok, Boston origination. Sustaining. The first question is, "Does a hen lay an egg because she wants to or because she has to?" Don't miss the answer to the question, "What do the initials O.G.P.U. stand for?" The announcer describes the program as, "Albert Mitchell's Program, The Answer Man." It's not certain whether the host is actually Albert Mitchell. All the questions come from listeners in the New England region. Albert Mitchell. 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1660. The Answer Man. May 26, 1950. WOR, New York. Sponsored by: Trommer's Beer, Camels, Olson Insulation. The first question is, "How many steps would you have to climb to get all the way up inside the Statue of Liberty to her torch?" . 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11391. The Answer Man. Program #11. AFRS. What is the most common phobia? Other questions. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11389. The Answer Man. Program #1. AFRS. What color was Washington's Inaugural suit? Other questions. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11390. The Answer Man. Program #10. AFRS. How much does my skin weigh? Other questions. . 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 14 programs.