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[Christopher Columbus, Violin Solo, Peanut Vendor]

Saturday, October 18, 1947

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Variety show includes performances by children of the P.A.L. and short skits by the Police Athletic League Players.

Performers are named before or after each performance.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69588
Municipal archives id: LT772

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About Pals of the P.A.L.

A community-centric variety show with a special focus on youth, performed by members of the Police Athletic League and children from the city.

Pals of the P.A.L. are "dedicated to the promotion of a friendly relationship between the youth of New York City and the police department."  That desire for good will characterizes the wholesome content of these shows.  Featuring innocuous skits and popular tunes, this variety show (1949-1955) features the voice talents of police officers, members of P.A.L., and local children.  They announce and perform a range of radio plays, community information, music, and upcoming P.A.L. activities.

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