Host Martin Bush presents some of the
greatest moments of the past along with
some of the great voices of the past. Henry Fonda narrates "Voices of the
Twentieth Century. "Through rare Edison
recordings we hear eminent voices going back to the 1890's. Among them are Edwin Booth, George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Edison, Jimmy Walker, Eddie Cantor, Rudyard Kipling, Booker T. Washington, Helen Keller and many others. Written and produced by Bud Greenspan.
January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.
The 65th anniversary of Thomas Edison's patent #589168 of the motion picture Kinetograph Camera is celebrated. John Chancellor hosts with Jack Lescoulie and Pat Fontaine.
Narrator Frederic March presents a scrapbook of famous men and women who have contributed significantly to the history of the 19th & 20th centuries. Rare
recordings of voices heard are those of Florence Nightingale, Thomas Alva Edison, William Jennings Bryan, John Barrymore, W.C. Handy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding and others. The sign off for WBAI is heard, giving the complete programming day for tomorrow on this listener sponsored New York City