See It Now: Seeing RED!, March 9, 1954

See It Now, Edward R. Murrow’s ground-breaking news program, had previously – in the fall of 1953 – broadcast exposes about the red scare. Scores of innocent American’s were labeled communists, and a growing political tactic was throwing the communist label at any American with countering views. Senator Joe McCarthy led the way. As Edward […]

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ICON RESTORATION: The Singing Lady, Irene Wicker

Irene Wicker was a pioneer of children’s programming on radio. Her show, Kellogg’s Singing Lady featured more story-telling than singing. Children also adored her singing voice, and her radio show was essential childhood listening of the 1930’s. Her songbooks were marketed on boxes of Kellogg’s cereals, often featuring her own adaptations of classics, including Charles […]

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