Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday's Favorite OTR

Cavalcade of America: "Venture in a Silk Hat" 1/14/46

The Civil War on Old-Time Radio (Part 6 of 17)

Union troops are hoping to drive the Confederates out of the border state of Tennessee. To this end, a secret agent comes up with a bold plan to steal a train and use it to burn railway bridges along the Southern supply line. On April 12, 1862, this plan was put into action.

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This is the sixth of 17 episodes from various series that will take us through the Civil War and its immediate post-war legacy. I'll be posting another Civil War episode every three or four weeks.

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