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May 27, 2020

May 26, 1946 - Ed Sullivan stops by the broadcast while Jack Benny is in New York to give him an award.

They mention the women's clothing storew S. Klein, actress Joan Crawford, the railroad and coal strikes, newspaper comic Dick Tracy, communist Russia, comedian Fred Allen, and Dave Rose, the composter of a song...

May 20, 2020

May 19, 1946 - Jack Benny and his cast are in New York, the home of Fred Allen. In a flashback, Fred asks Jack onto his own program for next week. This week Fred's guest will be Phil Harris,

In this episode they reference mayor O'Dwyer, President Truman, the coal and railroad strikes, singer John Charles Thomas,...

May 13, 2020

May 5, 1946 - Jack Benny is visiting Chicago on Mother's Day. It was the middle of a coal strike lead by John L Lewis. They mention Marshal Field's Department store, Charles Boyer, Georgie Jessel, the song "Keep the Home Fires Burning", and The Quiz Kids. 

May 6, 2020

May 5, 1946 - All aboard the Super Chief train to Chicago!

In this episode they mention Listerene toothpaste, Esquire magazine, Pablum. Fred Allen, the Queen for a Day radio show,  the trolley strike and more.