River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Sunday, 9/29, 2-3:30 PM, A Beginner’s Guide to the Golden Age of Radio


Steve Darnall, host of the popular WGN radio show Those Were the Days, looks at some of the biggest shows and stars to emerge from the early years of radio, including Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Amos & Andy, and The Shadow, with sound clips and stories about how radio became America’s first mass medium, transforming the country from 48 states into a national listening community.