Jennifer Schneider started listening to public radio as a freshman in college; she has been insufferable ever since. She attended the University of Iowa and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from University of Wyoming. She currently resides in New York state.
These cerebral palsy radio spots, recorded in 1951 for the United Cerebral Palsy Fund, highlight the ideas and words applied to children born with disabilities.
Harlem Hospitality Club is an audience participation and variety show by and for African Americans.
This is not a radio show featuring our 43rd president; here, ‘speaking American’ is a colloquialism for functional English.
In 1946, there was a 29% increase in the cases of venereal diseases in New York City. Interestingly, there was a correlative rise in flushed exclamations of catching VD from toilet seats, park benches, and bus seats.