Bring On The Angels (Aired June 8, 1956)
The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956 through September 22, 1957 and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. Creator William Froug launched the series with this powerhouse two-part adaptation of "Brave New World" and booked author Aldous Huxley to narrate his famous novel. "We’ll never get a sponsor anyway," CBS vice president Howard Barnes explained to Time, "so we might as well try anything." The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world’s greatest writers. including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Lord Dunsany and Ambrose Bierce.
June 8, 1956. CBS network. "Bring On The Angels". Sustaining. A dramatization of the wild days of newspaper journalism at the turn of the century. Told autobiographically by H. L. Mencken, broadcast shortly after his death. Luis Van Rooten, Mason Adams, Jackson Beck, Ian Martin, Walter Kinsella, H. L. Mencken (narrato