Non-fiction > Old Time Radio

From roughly 1928 through 1950, nightly radio broadcasts brought America together by providing family entertainment, news and music programming. The radio stations banded together to form programmingnetworks that became the foundation of today's television networks. The radio programs created genres for situation comedy, detective mystery, suspense and variety which became the foundation for today's television categories.

These radio programs have survived the test of time and have become affectionately known as Old Time Radio.

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    Old-Time Radio Memories by Mel Simmons

You've heard their voices, thrilled to their radio shows, but did you ever wonder about the personalities lurking behind your Philco? Boston radio personality, author, trivia expert and humorist Mel Simons has combed through reams of personal interviews with some of the biggest stars of old-time radio and presents them in his latest book, Old-Time Radio Memories.

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