Cbs Is There

March 28, 1947 to January 19, 1955
100 episodes known to exist
Cbs Is There was a historical radio show which ran from March 28, 1947 to January 19, 1955.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
March 28, 1947 - August 25, 1947
You Are There
8
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2
November 6, 1947 - November 6, 1947
You Are There
1
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3
December 7, 1947 - June 12, 1949
You Are There
73
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4
August 28, 1948 - July 9, 1950
You Are There
11
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5
November 8, 1953 - January 19, 1955
You Are There
7
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You Are There
March 28, 1947 - August 25, 1947
8 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
March 28, 1947 
Abraham Lincoln At Ford's Theater 
Same story is used in episode 1, 7-7-47. 
29:30 

 
July 7, 1947 
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln 
April 14, 1865 Repeated: 12-4-47 & 11-21-48 
29:30 

 
July 14, 1947 
The Storming of the Bastille 
July 14, 1789 Repeated: 12-28-47 
29:30 

 
July 28, 1947 
Columbus Discovers America 
October 12, 1492 Show of 7-21 Pre-empted Repeated show of: 10-10-48 
29:30 

 
August 4, 1947 
Witchcraft Trials At Salem 
June 29, 1692 Repeated: 1-4-48 
29:40 

 
August 11, 1947 
The Defeat of the Spanish Armada 
July 29, 1588 Repeated: 2-1-48 
28:50 

 
August 18, 1947 
The Alamo 
March 6, 1836 Repeated: 1-25-48 
30:30 

 
August 25, 1947 
The Last Day of Pompeii 
August 26, 79AD Repeated: 4-11-48 
29:30 

 
You Are There
November 6, 1947 - November 6, 1947
1 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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November 6, 1947 
Radio - the Listening Years 
This is a special broadcast for "National Radio Week", and not a part of the regular series. The format is also different in that the show highlited events in which CBS was actually there from 1930 to 1947 
30:00 

 
You Are There
December 7, 1947 - June 12, 1949
73 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
December 7, 1947 
Napoleon Returns From Elba 
March 7, 1815 Repeated: 4-17-49 
29:30 

 
December 14, 1947 
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln 
April 14, 1865 Originally: 7-7-47 
29:30 

 
10 
December 21, 1947 
The Sailing of the Mayflower 
September 6, 1620 
29:50 

 
11 
December 28, 1947 
The Storming of the Bastille 
July 14, 1789 Originally: 7-14-47 
29:30 

 
12 
January 4, 1948 
Witchcraft Trials At Salem 
June 29, 1692 Originally: 7-28-47 
29:30 

 
13 
January 11, 1948 
The Burr - Hamilton Duel 
July 11, 1804 Repeated: 5-9-48 *1st half only* 
15:30 

 
14 
January 18, 1948 
The Signing of the Magna Carta 
June 19, 1215 Repeated: 5-16-48 
29:30 

 
15 
January 25, 1948 
The Alamo 
March 6, 1836 Originally: 8-18-47 
29:30 

 
16 
February 1, 1948 
The Defeat of the Spanish Armada 
July 29, 1588 Originally: 8-4-48 
29:30 

 
17 
February 8, 1948 
The Dreyfus Case 
September 8, 1899 
29:20 

 
18 
February 15, 1948 
The Assassination of Julius Caesar 
March 15, 44 BC Repeated: 4-24-49 
29:30 

 
19 
February 22, 1948 
The Battle of Gettysburg 
July 3, 1863 
29:40 

 
20 
February 29, 1948 
Joan of Arc Is Burned At the Stake 
May 30, 1431 
29:40 

 
21 
March 7, 1948 
The Oklahoma Land Run 
April 22, 1889 Repeated: 3-27-49 
29:30 

 
22 
March 14, 1948 
The Death of Socrates 
399 BC 
29:00 

 
23 
March 21, 1948 
Philadelphia, July 4, 1776 
July 4, 1776 Repeated: 7-4-48 Independence Day Program 
29:30 

 
24 
April 4, 1948 
The Monitor and the Merrimac 
March 9, 1862 Repeated: 12-6-48 
29:30 

 
25 
April 11, 1948 
The Last Day of Pompeii 
August 26, 79 AD Originally: 8-18-47 
29:00 

 
26 
April 18, 1948 
The Battle of Plassey 
June 22, 1757 Stars John Stanley as Colonel Robert Clive 
29:00 

 
27 
April 25, 1948 
The Fall of Troy 
1184 BC Repeated: 10-24-48 Last "CBS IS THERE" 
28:30 

 
28 
May 2, 1948 
The Surrender of Sitting Bull 
July 21, 1881 First "TOU ARE THERE" Repeated: 1-2-49 
29:30 

 
29 
May 9, 1948 
The Burr - Hamilton Duel 
July 11, 1804 Originally: 1-11-48 *First Half Only* 
15:00 

 
30 
May 16, 1948 
The Signing of the Magna Carta 
June 19, 1215 Originally: 1-18-48 
25:30 

 
31 
May 23, 1948 
The Execution of Maximilian 
June 19, 1867 Repeated: 12-5-48 
29:30 

 
32 
May 30, 1948 
Toussaint L'ouverture Liberates Haiti 
May 6, 1802 Repeated: 1-23-49 
29:30 

 
33 
June 6, 1948 
The Battle of Hastings 
October 14, 1066 Repeated: 2-13-49 
29:30 

 
34 
June 13, 1948 
The Sailing of the Mayflower 
 
29:30 

 
35 
June 20, 1948 
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson 
May 16, 1868 Repeated: 2-27-49 
29:30 

 
36 
June 27, 1948 
The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots 
February 8, 1857 Repeated: 4-3-49 
29:30 

 
37 
July 4, 1948 
Declaration of Independence 
July 4, 1776 Originally: 3-21-48 Independence Day Program 
26:50 

 
38 
August 22, 1948 
Lexington, Concord and Merriam's Corner 
 
29:30 

 
39 
August 29, 1948 
The Execution of Joan of Arc 
May 30, 1431 Originally: 2-29-48 
29:30 

 
40 
September 5, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:30 

 
41 
September 12, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:30 

 
42 
September 19, 1948 
The Ratification of the U.S. Constitution 
June 25, 1788 
28:50 

 
43 
September 26, 1948 
Ann Hutchinson's Trial 
November 7. 1637 
29:50 

 
44 
October 3, 1948 
The First Battle of Bull Run 
July 21, 1861 
29:40 

 
45 
October 10, 1948 
Columbus Discovers America 
October 12, 1492 Originally: 7-21-47 
25:00 

 
46 
October 17, 1948 
The Trial of Marie Antoinette 
October 16, 1793 
29:40 

 
47 
October 24, 1948 
The Fall of Troy 
1184 BC Originally: 4-25-48 
31:30 

 
48 
October 31, 1948 
The Election of Thomas Jefferson 
February 17, 1801 
29:30 

 
49 
November 7, 1948 
Lee and Grant At Appomattox 
April 9, 1865 
29:30 

 
50 
November 14, 1948 
Napoleon Recaptured and Exiled 
July 31, 1815 
29:30 

 
51 
November 21, 1948 
Hanging of Robert Emmett 
 
29:30 

 
52 
November 28, 1948 
Conquest of the Grand Canyon 
 
29:30 

 
53 
December 5, 1948 
The Execution of Maximilian 
June 19, 1867 Originally: 5-23-48 Canada Lee, Don Hollenbeck, Ned Calmer, Quincy Howe, Richard C. Hottelet, Art Hannes, Ken Roberts, Guy Sorel, Michael Ingram, Elspeth Eric, Harold Huber, William Podmore, Ann Shephard, Roc Rogers, Bert Cowlan 
29:30 

 
54 
December 12, 1948 
The Conspiracy of Cataline 
December 5, 63BC 
29:30 

 
55 
December 19, 1948 
The Hanging of Captain Kidd 
 
29:30 

 
56 
December 26, 1948 
The Monitor and the Merrimac 
March 9, 1862 Originally: 4-4-48 
29:30 

 
57 
January 2, 1949 
The Surrender of Sitting Bull 
January 21, 1881 Originally: 5-2-48. Karl Swenson, John Daly, Ken Roberts, Don Hollenbeck, Peter Hobbs, Julian Noa, Crazy Bull, Canada Lee, Raymond Edward Johnson 
29:30 

 
58 
January 9, 1949 
The Sentencing of Charles I 
January 27, 1649 
29:30 

 
59 
January 16, 1949 
Mutiny in the Colonial Army 
January 8, 1781 
29:30 

 
60 
January 23, 1949 
Toussaint L'ouverture Liberates Haiti 
May 6, 1802 Originally: 5-30-48. George Coulouris, Canada Lee, Joe DeSantis, Guy Sorel, John Daly, Don Hollenbeck, Quincy Howe, Ken Roberts, Richard Newton 
29:30 

 
61 
January 30, 1949 
Colonel Johnson Eats the Love Apple 
September 26, 1820 
29:30 

 
62 
February 6, 1949 
The Trial of John Peter Zenger 
 
29:30 

 
63 
February 13, 1949 
The Battle of Hastings 
October 14, 1066 Originally: 6-6-48 
29:30 

 
64 
February 20, 1949 
The Ordeal of Savonarola 
April 7, 1498 
29:30 

 
65 
February 27, 1949 
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson 
May 16, 1868 Originally: 6-20-48 
29:30 

 
66 
March 6, 1949 
The Rise of Alexander the Great: Peace Offer 
September 30, 331 BC 
29:30 

 
67 
March 13, 1949 
The Rise of Alexander the Great: Battle For Asia 
October 1, 331 BC 
29:30 

 
68 
March 20, 1949 
The Rise of Alexander the Great: Mutiny in India 
September 8, 326 BC 
29:30 

 
69 
March 27, 1949 
The Oklahoma Land Run 
April 22, 1889 Originally: 3-7-48 
29:30 

 
70 
April 3, 1949 
Mary, Queen of Scots 
February 8, 1587 Originally: 6-27-48 
29:30 

 
71 
April 10, 1949 
Perry's Dash to the North Pole 
April 6, 1909. Eric Dressler, Canada Lee, Staats Cotsworth, Matt Crowley, John Daly, Ned Calmer, Marie Peary, Cliff Carpenter, Joseph Conway, John Merlin, Guy Sorel 
29:30 

 
72 
April 17, 1949 
Napoleon Returns From Elba 
March 7, 1815 Originally: 12-7-47 
29:30 

 
73 
April 24, 1949 
Caesar Is Assassinated 
March 15, 44 BC Originally: 2-15-48 
29:30 

 
74 
May 1, 1949 
Montezuma and the Spaniards 
June 30, 1520. Arnold Moss, Canada Lee, Don Hollenbeck, Douglas Edwards, Inge Adams, Joe DeSantis, John Daly, Luis Van Rooten, Quincy Howe 
29:37 

 
75 
May 8, 1949 
The Trial of Samuel Chase 
March 1, 1805 
29:30 

 
76 
May 15, 1949 
Lexington and Concord 
April 19, 1775 
29:30 

 
77 
May 22, 1949 
Bombardment of Fort Sumter 
April 12, 1861 
29:30 

 
78 
May 29, 1949 
The Siege of Leiden - Holland 
October 3, 1574 
29:30 

 
79 
June 5, 1949 
The Capture of John Wilkes Booth 
April 26, 1865 
29:41 

 
80 
June 12, 1949 
Caesar Crosses the Rubicon 
January 10, 49 BC. Art Hannes, Canada Lee, Douglas Edwards, Guy Sorel, John Daly, Malcolm Keen, Ned Calmer, Quincy Howe, Staats Cotsworth, Torin Thatcher 
29:30 

 
You Are There
August 28, 1948 - July 9, 1950
11 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
August 28, 1948 
Sales Pitch For Bf Goodrich 
 
21:00 

 
81 
October 30, 1949 
The Trial of Burr 
September 1, 1807 
29:22 

 
82 
November 27, 1949 
Tom Thumb 
August 28, 1830 
29:59 

 
83 
December 25, 1949 
Charlemagne 
December 25, 800 
29:53 

 
84 
January 22, 1950 
The Surrender of New Amsterdam 
September 1, 1664 New Amsterdam becomes New York 
29:57 

 
85 
February 19, 1950 
Charge of the Light Brigade 
October 25, 1854 
30:21 

 
86 
March 19, 1950 
Stamp Act Rebellion 
November 1, 1765. Stars: Bill Leonard, a New York based reporter who would eventually become an influential executive at CBS News. Leonard is ably "aided" by Ned Calmer, Larry LeSueur and analyst Quincy Howe. Ralph Bell. Independence Day Program 
30:00 

 
87 
April 16, 1950 
Thermopolae 
480 BC 
29:57 

 
88 
May 14, 1950 
William Penn Trial 
September 5, 1670 
29:50 

 
89 
June 11, 1950 
Women's Rights 
September 7, 1853 
29:51 

 
90 
July 9, 1950 
Boston Tea Party 
Independence Day Program 
29:30 

 
You Are There
November 8, 1953 - January 19, 1955
7 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
49 
January 19, 1955 
Napoleon's Return From Elba 
 
30:00 

 
58 
January 3, 1954 
Attempt to Scale Mt Everest 
 
30:00 

 
59 
November 8, 1953 
The Abdication of Napoleon 
April 5, 1814 
30:00 

 
101 
June 20, 1954 
The Crisis of Anne Boleyn 
 
30:00 

 
103 
July 4, 1954 
American Jazz 
 
30:00 

 
104 
September 12, 1954 
Oklahoma Land Run 
 
30:00 

 
105 
September 26, 1954 
Lord Chatham 
 
30:00 

 
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