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Debut of Cavalcade of America

Today in 1935, Cavalcade of America was first broadcast this very day. The CBS  show featured some of  Hollywood and Broadway's most famous stars in  leading roles in the half hour dramas. Thomas Chalmers narrated the  stories about obscure incidents and people in American history. The  orchestra was led by Donald Voorhees. The show aired from 1935 to 1953,  changing from CBS to NBC in 1939; with one sponsor for its entire  duration. The DuPont Company introduced its slogan on Cavalcade of  America ... "Better things for better living through chemistry..."