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Archive for June, 2010

Even on the Radio – Father Knows Best

Long before Father knew best on television, the “Father Knows Best” old time radio show was airing across the country. The show was created by writer, Ed James. On August 25, 1949, NBC aired the first episode. The show was about an average middle class family in the Midwest. It aired on Thursday evenings and [...]

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Charlie Chan – Detective with the Wisdom of the Ancestors

One of the most beloved characters of old time radio was the Chinese-American, Charlie Chan. Chan was a detective on the Honolulu police force though his adventures often took him around the world. The character of Charlie Chan was created in 1923 by Earl Derr Biggers. As well as a detective, Chan was an avid [...]

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