Saturday, May 26, 2012

May 26, 1940: CBS airs 'Invitation to Learning'

 
May 26, 1940: An educational program, Invitation to Learning, was first heard on CBS. It ran for 24 years.

"Invitation to Learning" was a 30-minute radio show where a panel of three to four people evaluates a particular book and its author.

Although it was really not popular among many radio listeners, the Invitation to Learning radio show lasted for 24 long years, until 1964, presenting over 1,200 episodes during its run.

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