Walter Edgar's Journal

From books to barbecue, and current events to Colonial history, historian and author Walter Edgar delves into the arts, culture, and history of South Carolina and the American South. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.


Radio's Golden Age

(Originally broadcast 05/03/19) - The term "Old Time Radio" often refers to the programming and performers of a “golden age” in the medium, beginning after World War I and lasting well into the 1950s. Guest Bill Owen joins Walter Edgar to talk about this golden age on this week’s program. Owen is a writer and a retired radio/television announcer now living in Greenville, SC, whose career spans six decades. His has written or co-authored several books, including Radio's Golden Age: The Programs and the Personalities and The Big Broadcast . All Stations: Fri, Aug 09, 12 pm | News & Talk Stations: Sun, Aug 11, 4 pm


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