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    • Radio Christmas Spirits

    • By: Norman Corwin, Fran Striker, Don Quinn
    • Narrated by: Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Lionel Barrymore, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Celebrate Christmas along with radio's greatest performers, characters and programs. These timeless holiday classics include moving and mirthful comedies, wholesome dramas, and adventurous missions of mercy. May these 21 digitally restored and remastered tales of nostalgia and nativity bring you cheer and become a part of your own Christmas traditions.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Our Lady of the Freedoms

    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: Charles Kuralt
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A great American voice narrates a poignant tribute to our most outstanding monument. One of Charles Kuralt's last projects, Our Lady of the Freedoms is a full-scale production of writer-director Norman Corwin's account of how the Statue of Liberty came to New York harbor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply Moving

    • By Patricia on 12-25-11

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Together Tonight

    • Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr
    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: JD Cullum, Harrison Gregory, Lubatti Henry, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Three prominent Americans debate the merits of unchecked immigration, national security, and civil rights. While it sounds like a contemporary, made-for-TV event, this confrontation takes place in 1799, with three of America's Founding Fathers as participants: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and Aaron Burr. Legendary radio dramatist Norman Corwin created this imagined discussion from the participants' actual writings - proving that when it comes to politics, some things never change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Norman Corwin Hits another Home Run

    • By Russell Bernard on 03-20-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Good Can Be as Communicable as Evil

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: Norman Corwin
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Discovering Norman Corwin

    • By Steve D. on 10-15-14

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Rivalry

    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: Paul Giamatti, James Gleason, Tony Palermo, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Two Presidential candidates - one a rising Illinois legislator, the other a bombastic US Senator. Obama and McCain? Think again. In this transcendent Broadway play, the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates tackle the day's most passionate issue - slavery. Their battle comes to life through the eyes of Adele Douglas, wife of candidate Stephen Douglas. Challenged by the charming man from Illinois, she reexamines her basic beliefs about the American concept of freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting From Start to Finish

    • By Gretchen SLP on 09-06-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Undecided Molecule

    • By: Norman Corwin
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Jack Delson, Arye Gross, and others
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From the imagination of radio pioneer Norman Corwin comes one of the strangest trials in the history of jurisprudence. A molecule refuses to be assigned to any particular substance and insists on choosing for itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good

    • By Ryan on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $4.95