Americans At Work

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


67191. Americans At Work. 1938. CBS net. "Structural Steel Workers". Sustaining. The first steel frame building was built in 1853. The following year, the first elevator was installed and the profession of steel worker began. The program gives a dramatized history of the skyscraper and includes a remote from Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. "The Tower Of The Sun" is being built for the San Francisco Exposition. Several steel workers who work high in the air are interviewed. Tom Breneman (San Francisco announcer), Margaret Lewis (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

67190. Americans At Work. December 1, 1938. CBS net. "The Registered Nurse". Sustaining. A behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a nurse. Dramatized scenes of what nurses do and how they do it. Four nurses at Bellevue Hospital, New York City are interviewed about their profession. Margaret Lewerth (writer), Betsy Tuthill (? director), Mel Allen (nnouncer). 28:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

67810. Americans At Work. December 8, 1938. CBS net. "The Lineman". Sustaining. A surprisingly interesting dramatization about the men who keep the electricity and telephone lines in operation. Frank Gallop interviews a real lineman. Frank Gallop, Gilbert Seldes (writer). 28:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

18646. Americans At Work. September 21, 1939. CBS net, WJSV, Washington D. C. aircheck. "The Auctioneer". Sustaining. 9:30 P. M. A discussion of the profession of being an auctioneer. Five different kinds of auctioneers are interviewed, including Mr. Parke of Parke-Bernet Galleries. The program is followed by a local Bulova Watch spot. John Reed King (moderator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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