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Last Radio Drama

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Last Radio Drama

Last Radio Drama

Last Radio Drama

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On Sept. 30, 1962, the final episode of the series Suspense ran on radio — ending the remaining show from the "Golden Age of radio." Commentator Art Chimes remembers old radio and what it meant to audiences, and we hear many examples of the programs themselves.