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Adventures In Research
Adventures In Research, Old Time Radio
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Adventures Research | Old Time Radio

Usually listening to old time radio shows is fun. But, if you also learn something while getting entertained, well that's a bonus.

Such is the case with Adventures In Research radio show. Sponsored by Westinghouse, it was also written by Westinghouse physicist Phillips Thomas. The goal of this old time radio experience was to introduce the American public to the sciences, and to encourage civic interest in the sciences. And of course it was a great publicity series for Westinghouse.

Adventures in Research is a 15 minute old time radio show that chronicled inventors, inventions, and technology.

Originally it started out as a question and answer format show. between Phillips Thomas and the host, Paul Shannon. The the show titled a little and became short dramatizations of science and technology. All the while keeping accurate both historically and scientifically. Each episode covers one topic, whether it be an invention, an inventor, or some type of technology explained, such as atomic bombs, the cash register, etc.

Starting in 1946 and ending in the early 1950's Adventures In Research was a popular show for all ages.

This set is really nice for the younger set as well. Listen to it together, and you may both learn something! Today this old time radio drama is used quite often in home schooling. On one MP3 CD you'll get 82 episodes. If you prefer Regular Audio CDs there are 20 available, each with 4 different shows on it.
  • Educational
  • Interesting
  • Used In Home Schooling

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