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    • The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial

    • By: Peter Goodchild
    • Narrated by: Edward Asner, Bill Brochtrup, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The Scopes trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing national debates over the separation of church and state in a democratic society - debates that continue to this day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listening to a bit of history

    • By Stephen on 07-22-09

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Selected Shorts

    • Are We There Yet?
    • By: Stuart Dybek, Martha Gellhorn, Edward P. Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka, Joanna Gleason, Sonia Manzano, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    A lot can happen on the way from one place to another, especially when an overnight flight makes for an unexpected romantic encounter between strangers seated together; a trucker finds life beyond the ranch where he grew up; and a bored Midwestern housewife tries to escape Kansas City.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Broadway Bound (Dramatization)

    • By: Neil Simon
    • Narrated by: Dan Castellaneta, Caroline Aaron, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Having returned from World War II, Eugene Jerome and his brother Stanley pair up to break into the world of professional comedy writing. Inspiration strikes when they aim their sights on their dysfunctional family - and the network broadcasts it nationwide!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • entertaining

    • By Lisa on 05-02-09

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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

    • Top Secret

    • The Battle for the Pentagon Papers: 2008 Tour Edition
    • By: Geoffrey Cowan, Leroy Aarons
    • Narrated by: John Heard, John Getz, Susan Sullivan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    This is a timely docudrama about The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public's right to know against the government's desire for secrecy. This new 2008 tour edition features a new cast and a revised script.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Behind the scenes.

    • By brian on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $6.95