The American Story

February 5, 1944 to July 15, 1944
22 episodes known to exist
The American Story was a radio show which ran from February 5, 1944 to July 15, 1944.
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February 5, 1944 - July 15, 1944
The American Story
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The American Story
February 5, 1944 - July 15, 1944
22 episodes known to exist
Narrator: Archibald MacLeish
Writer: Archibald MacLeish
Director: Frank Patt
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
February 5, 1944 
The Discovery 
Edwin Jerome 
28:50 

 
February 12, 1944 
The Discoverers of the Americas 
Incomplete first disc only 
15:10 

 
February 19, 1944 
The American Name 
NARRATOR: Arnold Moss John Gibson, Alexander Scourby, Joseph Julian, Will Geer, Carl Weber, Rod Hendrickson, Arthur Cole, Alfred Shirley 
30:40 

 
February 26, 1944 
The Discovered 
NARRATOR: Arnold Moss Alexander Scourby, David Gothard 
30:00 

 
March 4, 1944 
The Arrival - From the Indian Point of View 
 
28:00 

 
March 11, 1944 
The Wars Against the Indians 
 
30:30 

 
March 18, 1944 
The Settlement 
 
29:40 

 
March 25, 1944 
The Colonial Experience 
 
29:30 

 
April 8, 1944 
The Wars of Freedom 
 
30:00 

 
10 
April 15, 1944 
Westward Thrust 
 
30:00 

 
11 
April 29, 1944 
Bowed Shapes 
 
29:50 

 
12 
May 6, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
13 
May 13, 1944 
Infection of Freedom 
Independence Day Program 
29:50 

 
14 
May 20, 1944 
The Shape of Loyalists 
 
29:20 

 
15 
May 27, 1944 
The Arms and the Man 
 
30:00 

 
16 
June 3, 1944 
Against Spiritual Tyranny 
 
29:30 

 
17 
June 10, 1944 
Indiustrial Revolution Begins 
 
30:10 

 
18 
June 17, 1944 
Doubling Our Heritage 
 
30:00 

 
19 
June 24, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
July 1, 1944 
Western Waters 
 
30:00 

 
21 
July 8, 1944 
Oregon and China 
 
29:30 

 
22 
July 15, 1944 
Franco-American Amity 
Final show of the series. Next week: THEY CALL ME JOE debuts 
30:00 

 
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