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Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old-time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star

Jul 7, 2015

On this episode of Ron’s Amazing Stories we celebrate this country's birthday in an unusual way. Imagine if in 1776 we had invented the radio. What would it have sounded like?  What would have been reported on that fated day in July?  I found a classic series created by Goodman Ace for CBS Radio called, You Are There. It blended history with modern technology by taking an entire network newsroom back in time to report the great occurrences of the past. 

What we will listen to are the events that surrounded July 4, 1776. What you will hear is episode 27 of You Are There.  It first aired on April 24, 1948.

You can listen to this program right here

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Listen or download You Are There radio episodes on the Internet Archive.