Thursday, June 12, 2014

June 12, 1955: The University of Chicago Round Table transmits for the last time

 
June 12, 1955: The University of Chicago Round Table, first ever radio program without a script was transmitted for the last time on NBC. It was also first winner of the famous George Foster Peabody Award.

The guests at the "round table" were politicians, business owners, journalists, etc. The topics of the show included politics, nutrition, business affairs and daily topical news.

Enjoy this fascinating 1948 broadcast discussing "Race Problems and World Peace":

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