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  • Norman Corwin, Bard of Broadcasting, dies at 101

    By  Tom Tugend

    October 20, 2011 | 1:10 am

    Norman Corwin, whose soaring plays gave luster to the golden age of radio in the 1930s and ‘40s, died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 101.

    The son of a Jewish immigrant from London, he was born in Boston as Norman Lewis Corwin in a traditional Jewish home, but dropped...

  • We felt so safe there

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 20, 2008 | 1:40 am

    Maybe it's just me, but it feels like mortality is in the air.

    "We had a view, trees, a yard and neighbors," retired school bus driver Linda Pogacnik, 63, told a Los Angeles Times reporter about her Sylmar home, crying uncontrollably. "We felt so safe there. It was a perfect place...

  • AUDIO: Norman Corwin, Radio Zionist—‘Tel Aviv’ (1944)

    By The Web Guy

    July 14, 2008 | 3:17 am

    It's 1944 and the Columbia Broadcasting System announcer gives time-checks in Eastern War Time. On Columbia Workshop, it's time for a half hour by Norman Corwin, the star hyphenate writer-director-producer of 30s and 40s radio drama. Corwin, says Wikipedia, 'was among the first...
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