Exploring the Red Scare with Old Time Radio Science Fiction

In many ways the Cold War was a period that Americans can be extremely proud of. Her scientists and servicemen made progress and sacrifices that boggle the mind. But not everything from the period is a source of pride for America. One great challenge to American values was the specter of McCarthyism. The term refers… Continue reading Exploring the Red Scare with Old Time Radio Science Fiction

Atomic Radio

The last years of the Golden Age of Radio were also the beginning years of the Cold War. Thanks to the improved broadcast technology developed during WWII and the growing sophistication of writers and producers, some of Radio’s best programming was developed during this time. Although a time of great prosperity in America, fears of… Continue reading Atomic Radio