This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Irita Van Doren hosts. Speakers include William White, Quentin Reynolds, and Tyrone Power.
William L. White discusses "Back Down the Ridge" and combat journalism. He speaks about some of the developments in the Korean war, such as blood transfusions and the proximity of mobile hospital units to soldiers.
Quentin Reynolds discusses "The Amazing Mr. Doolittle."
Finally, Tyrone Power discusses and performs a dramatic reading from "John Brown's Body."
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71176
Municipal archives id: LT3406