WJSV Broadcast Day  (09/21/39)

September 21, 1939 marked the opening day of a new session of Congress.  On that day radio station
WJSV recorded their entire broadcast day, to keep a record of it.  This gives us a rare sneak peak
at an entire pre-World War II day in the life to America.

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WJSV Broadcast Day Vol. 1

WJSV Broadcast Day Vol. 2

WJSV Broadcast Day Vols. 1-2

WJSV Broadcast Day  Vol. 1
5:58am    Sundial with Arthur Godfrey (music)
8:00am    Arrow News Reporter
8:30am    Certified Magic Carpet (quiz show)
8:45am    Bachelor's Children (soap)
9:00 am   Pretty Kitty Kelly (soap)
9:15 am   The Story of Myrt & Marge (soap)
9:30 am   Hilltop House (soap)
9:45 am   Kay Fairchild Stepmother (soap)
10:00am  CBS News with Robert Trout
10:05am  Mary Lee Taylor (soap)
10:15am  Brenda Curtis (soap)
10:30am  Big Sister (soap)
10:45am  Aunt Jenny's True Life Stories (soap)
11:00am  Woman’s Home Companion  with Jean Abbey (news for women)
11:15am  When a Girl Marries (soap)
11:30am  The Romance of Helen Trent (soap)
11:45am  Our Gal Sunday (soap)
12:00am  The Goldbergs (comedy)
12:15am   Life Can Be Beautiful (soap)
12:30am   Road of Life (soap)
12:45am   This Day Is Ours (soap)
1:00pm     Sunshine Report (news)
1:15om     The Life & Love of Dr. Susan (soap)
1:30 pm    Your Family and Mine (soap)
1:45pm     Opening Session of Congress includes a speech by
                 President Roosevelt
3:10pm     The Career of Alice Blair (soap)
3:25pm     Arrow Reporter (news)
3:30pm     Rhythm & Romance (music)
3:45pm     Scattergood Baines

WJSV Broadcast Day  Vol. 2
4:00pm     Baseball: Cleveland Indians at Washington Senators (sports)
5:17pm     The World Dances (music)
5:30pm     Arrow Reporter (news)
5:35pm     Time Out   (organ music)
5:45pm     Goodrich Sports Reporter (sports)
6:00pm     Amos ‘n’ Andy (comedy)
6:15pm     The Parker Family (comedy)
6:30pm     Joe E. Brown (comedy)
7:00pm     Ask-It Basket (quiz)
7:30pm     Strange as it Seems (true stories)
7:55pm     Elmer Davis and the News (news)
8:00pm     Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour (variety)
9:00pm     The Columbia Workshop - "Now It's Summer" (drama)
9:30pm     Americans at Work (true stories)
10:00pm   Arrow Reporter (news)
10:05pm   News with Edwin C. Hill
10:15pm   Streamline Interlude  (music)
10:30pm   Mid Week Review with Albert Warner (news)
10:45pm   Repeat of speech by President Roosevelt
11:20pm   Jerry Livingstone Orchestra (band remote)
11:30pm   Teddy Powell Band (band remote)
12:00am   Louis Prima Orchestra (band remote)
12:30am   Bob Chester Orchestra (band remote)
12:55am   News
12:59am   WJSV Sign-Off

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