Author Meets the Critics

January 29, 1945 to March 27, 1949
50 episodes known to exist
Author Meets the Critics was a historical radio show which ran from January 29, 1945 to March 27, 1949.
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January 29, 1945 - March 27, 1949
The Author Meets the Critics
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The Author Meets the Critics
January 29, 1945 - March 27, 1949
50 episodes known to exist
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January 29, 1945 
The Troubled Midnight 
Author: John Gunther 
30:00 

 
 
February 5, 1945 
The Secret History of the War 
Author: Waverly Root 
30:00 

 
 
February 12, 1945 
Anything Can Happen 
 
30:00 

 
 
February 19, 1945 
Youngin 
Author: Herbert Best 
30:00 

 
 
February 28, 1945 
Brainstorm 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 3, 1947 
Belvedere 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 10, 1947 
Richer by Asea 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 17, 1947 
Vespers in Venna 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 24, 1947 
The Harder They Fall 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 31, 1947 
Star Spangled Mikado 
Authors: Cornelius Ryan and Frank Kelly 
30:00 

 
 
September 7, 1947 
You're the Boss 
 
30:00 

 
 
September 28, 1947 
Adversary in the House 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 5, 1947 
Or Forfeit Freedom 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 12, 1947 
Grenadine Etching 
 
30:00 

 
 
July 4, 1948 
Miracle of the Bells 
 
30:00 

 
 
July 11, 1948 
A Guide to Confident Living 
Author: Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Critics: Dr. Richard Hoffman, James Michner 
30:00 

 
 
July 18, 1948 
Baseball 
Author: Robert Smith. Critics: Russell Maloney, Bill Veeck 
30:00 

 
 
July 25, 1948 
The Time of Your Life 
Author: William Siroyan. Critics: Tom Wennig, Paul Lazerous, John Gastner, Wally Butterworth. 
30:00 

 
 
August 1, 1948 
We Need Not Fail 
Author: Sumner Wells. Critics: I.R. Calletti, Barclay Crum. 
30:00 

 
 
August 8, 1948 
The Comics, Very Funny! 
Author: Dr. Frederick Wortham. Critics: Edwin J. Lucas, Vagillia Peterson. 
30:00 

 
 
August 15, 1948 
The American Democracy 
Author: Harold Laskey. Critics: Max Learner, Leo Churn 
30:00 

 
 
August 22, 1948 
Tomorrow Will Be Better 
Author: Betty Smith. Critics: Alfred Hayes, Rev. William C. Kirnan 
30:00 

 
 
August 29, 1948 
So This Is New York 
Author: Henry Morgan. Critics: Russell Maloney, Merle Miller 
30:00 

 
 
September 5, 1948 
Gertrude Stein 
Author: W.D. Rogers. Critics: Vagillia Peterson, Ludwig Luisoon 
30:00 

 
 
September 12, 1948 
Family Circle 
Author: Cornilla Otis Skinner. Critics: Edith Walton, Elka Chase 
30:00 

 
 
September 19, 1948 
The Crusaders 
 
30:00 

 
 
September 26, 1948 
I Didn't Know It Was Loaded 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 3, 1948 
An Affair of State 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 10, 1948 
The Schmo 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 17, 1948 
The Wild Country 
 
30:00 

 
 
October 24, 1948 
The Sealed Verdict 
 
30:00 

 
 
November 7, 1948 
The Wayfaring Stranger 
 
30:00 

 
 
November 14, 1948 
Our New National Labor Policy 
 
30:00 

 
 
November 21, 1948 
Autobiography of Sol Bloom 
 
30:00 

 
 
November 28, 1948 
The Whole of Their Lives 
 
30:00 

 
 
December 5, 1948 
We're All in It 
 
30:00 

 
 
December 12, 1948 
Warlords of Washington 
 
30:00 

 
 
December 19, 1948 
So Far So Good 
 
30:00 

 
 
December 26, 1948 
A Man Called White 
 
30:00 

 
 
January 2, 1949 
Larks in the Popcorn 
 
30:00 

 
 
January 9, 1949 
An Act of Love 
 
30:00 

 
 
January 16, 1949 
The Flesh and Mary Duncan 
Author: Monty Stone 
30:00 

 
 
January 23, 1949 
The Embers Still Burn 
 
30:00 

 
 
January 30, 1949 
China, the Land and the People 
 
30:00 

 
 
February 6, 1949 
American Argument 
 
30:00 

 
 
February 13, 1949 
Shalom Means Peace 
 
30:00 

 
 
February 20, 1949 
The Mad Woman of Chaillot 
 
30:00 

 
 
February 27, 1949 
No Place to Hide 
 
30:00 

 
 
March 20, 1949 
The World's Best Hope 
 
30:00 

 
 
March 27, 1949 
A Treasury of the Spoken Word 
 
30:00 

 
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