Director William N. Robson On When The Golden Age of Radio Truly Was


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Prolific radio producer and director William N. Robson, who directed shows such as The Columbia Workshop, Escape, The Man Behind the Gun, and Suspense was interviewed by Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran for WTIC's The Golden Age of Radio in the 1970s. In this clip he explains how he'd define the "Golden Age of Radio" and why. He also talks of the production of Archibald MacLeish's "The Fall of the City"—The First verse play ever written for radio—For the Columbia Workshop in 1937. Robson's work on The Man Behind The Gun will be featured on Breaking Walls Episode 83: Sarnoff & Paley: Tainted Friendships, Tall Tales, Talent Raids, and TV (1934 - 1952), available beginning 9.1.2018 everywhere you get your podcasts by searching for Breaking Walls and at

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