Radio News Reel

March 8, 1940 to October 27, 1941
17 episodes known to exist
Radio News Reel was a radio show which ran from March 8, 1940 to October 27, 1941.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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March 8, 1940 - October 27, 1941
Radio News Reel
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Radio News Reel
Also known as RADIO NEWS REEL
March 8, 1940 - October 27, 1941
17 episodes known to exist
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March 8, 1940 
 
Darrel Brady; Frank Gannett; Hugh Herbert, President of the 'Tail Waggers Club'and Rudy Vallee raising money for Seeing-Eye Dogs; Letty Lee, Alexander Willis; Connie Mack; Hymie Fink. 
15:00 

 
 
March 22, 1940 
 
Alamo, Texas - Train Crash; Postmaster General James A. Farley; Manager Frankie Frisch of the Pittsburg Pirates; Frank A. Adams; Peter Arno; Alan Hale at Piper's Opera House-Virginia City, Nevada. 
15:00 

 
 
April 5, 1940 
 
Wilkes Barre, Pensylvania Flood; Sidney Mosley, British Author; Mrs. Frances Mahoney, Baby Substitution Case; Postmster General James A. Farley, Presidential canditate; Republician National Chairman John M. Hamilton; UCLA Provost Dr. Earle R. Hedrick; Donald Budge 
15:00 

 
 
April 12, 1940 
 
Scandinavian Situation with Johannes Steel; Bill Henry; War Coorespondent Lois Andrews; George C, Gourley; Mrs. Geraldine Gourley; John J. Anthony; Yuba City Migrant Worker Camp; Edward Arnold 
15:00 

 
 
April 19, 1940 
 
John R.B. Hambro; Frank Gannett; Senator Allen J. Ellender, Alfred M. Landon; Maxie Rosenbloom; Tom Farley; John Hamilton; Senator Burton K. Wheeler; James J. Jeffries; Kid McCoy 
15:00 

 
 
April 26, 1940 
 
William Randolph Hearst; Rupert Hughes; Kathleen Norris; Carl Schrader, Screen Guild Magizine Editor; Author Mrs. E. Hathaway Turnbull; US Forrespondent Gene Lyons; Senator Robert Reynolds; Bill Orr. 
15:00 

 
 
May 3, 1940 
 
Herr William Hammerschmidt German Envoy-Chile; Dr. George Gyssling, German Consul; Charles Bruggman-Swiss Minister Plenipotentiary; Ann Dvorak; Bert Baroni-Owner of Silver Star Stables; Lindsay C. Howard, Co-owner of Bing-Lin Stables; Kentucky Derby winner, Don Mike. 
15:00 

 
 
May 17, 1940 
 
British Consul General, Godfrey; H.C. Warner-Grand Exalted Ruler of the BPOE; Raymond J. Kelley-National Commettee chairman of the American Legion; Lester P. Barlow-Explosive Expert; Sun-Dial Girl, Elaine Shepard, World Champion Wrestler, Bob Gregory. 
15:00 

 
 
June 14, 1940 
 
Eyewitness to Paris Bombing; The Andrews Sisters; Harvey Chapman, jr.; Joe Louis; Arturo Godoy; Laws On Litterature; Mrs. Belle Benchley, Director of San Diego Zoo 
15:00 

 
 
July 19, 1940 
 
Congressman Hamilton Fish, New York; Delegate form Alaska Anthony Diamond; Carroll Lunt, Editor of the China Digest; Dr. H.R. Van Houten, Secretary of the Netherlands Legation; C.J. Hambro, President of the Norwegian Parlemant; Taylor Spink, Publisher of St. Louis "Sports News;" Nathaniel Shilkret, Composer. 
15:00 

 
 
August 2, 1940 
 
John Leiva - Helen Leiva, juvinelle deaths at the Whittier State School for Boys: Tony Villone, First Mayor of Boys Town; Father Flannigan; Mischa Auer; Billy Conn; Somerset Maughm; Richard Greene; Dr. J. Anton De Hass; Congressman John H. Houston. 
15:00 

 
 
August 9, 1940 
 
Senator Rush Holt; Lawrence A. Steinhardt, US Ambassador To Soviet Russia; N.A.B. Convention; FCC Director, James L. Fly; Neville Miller; Harold A. LaFount; Sid M. Kaye; Sam Rosenbaum; Gene Buck; Lionel Stander. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Attorney General Robert Jackson; Milton Berle. 
15:00 

 
 
August 16, 1940 
 
Santa Barbara Fiesta with Leo Carrillo and Jerry Cologna; Louisiana Flood; Senator Claude Pepper; Congressman Martin Dies; Rene Chouteau, Marathon Swimmer; George (Jiggs) McManus. 
15:00 

 
 
August 23, 1940 
 
Alexander Kerensky; Foreign Wars Convention - National Commander Otis N. Brown, Sectretary Alvin C. York, Major General Robert Arnold; Joan Blondell; Raymond G. Swing; MAx Baer. 
15:00 

 
 
April 19, 1941 
 
President Franklyn D. Roosevelt; Zamsam Survivors; Admiral H. Stark, Winston Churchill. 
15:00 

 
 
April 26, 1941 
 
Frank Knox; Robert Menzies: New York Mayor LaGuardia: Windell Willkie; Adolph Hitler. 
15:00 

 
 
October 27, 1941 
Special America First Production 
Representative Anton Johnson of Illinois; Representtaive Brown; Herbert Hoover; Senator Charles W. Tobey of Massachusetts. 
15:00 

 
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