The Big Broadcast: December 25, 2011 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

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The Big Broadcast: December 25, 2011

  • 07:00 p.m. Jack Benny
    12/24/44  Shocking Christmas Tree (AFRS) (30:00)
  • 07:30 p.m. CBS Radio Workshop
    12/23/56 #47 All is Bright (Sus.) (CBS) (24:46)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    12/20/52 #035 The Christmas Story (Sus.) (CBS) (29:42)
  • 08:30 p.m. Fred Waring
    12/21/45 Christmas Program #4 (AFRS) (29:54)
  • 09:00 p.m. Christmas Sing with Bing
    12/24/57 3rd Annual Show (Insurance Co of North Amer.) (CBS) (59:50)
  • 10:00 p.m. Elgin Christmas Party
    12/25/45 Annual Xmas Special  w/Ginny Sims, Bob Hope,  Burns & Allen,  Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Carmen Miranda (Elgin) (CBS) (1:58:05)
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