With the inaugral speech in the fore front of the news, the show looks at the broadcast hook ups and how they’re tested. Announcers read their speeches, and mike checks are conducted.
Hand offs are practiced between corespondents in various locations to cover all spots in the ceremony. The dialog reveals some of the news to be covered, as well as telling what’s going on with the hand offs. The International Division puts in their words in the various languages they represent.
Back in the studio, two singers audition, but first a word from the producers on what they are auditioning to do. Who has the final decision? What will they do for the network? How do the singers qualify to be auditioned in the first place? Singing with full orchestra, Jane Clifton and An Fontaine each sing a tune. The decision awaits.
Saluting a radio of a bygone time, a travelog show takes us on tour in Europe. Visit coffee houses, and learn how coffee made its way into the continent. Have lunch in a Belgian cafe, and take in the audio described vista. Then it’s time for a late dinner in the moonlight in St marks Square.
Oddities in Radio. Examples of fluffs made by your favorite radio announcers.
Another tribute to a radio show goes to Death Valley Days. It dramatized real pioneer stories, and is the longest running program on the air at this time. The host of that show shares a letter from a listener. A dramatization of the letter is shared. A man-hating woman teams up with a confirmed bachelor to start up a business. Then after years, get married in their old age.