Minneapolis, MN : High Bridge, p2002.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Hosted by Scott Simon.
Produced by Sound Portraits Productions.
"As heard on NPR's All things considered"--Container insert.
Disc 1. The Yiddish radio dial -- Rabbi Rubin's court of the air -- Hebrew national commercial -- Commercials on Yiddish radio -- Happy birthday -- Yiddish melodies in swing -- Campbell's soup commercial -- Reunion with Seigbert Freiberg -- disc 2. Introduction -- The dramas of Nahum Stutchkoff -- 'Round the family table -- Lifschitz wine commercial -- Levine and his flying machine -- The Jewish philosopher -- Sterling salt commercial -- Victor Packer, the one-man radio empire --Seymour Rechtzeit, the Yiddish crooner -- Credits.
Documentary of the Yiddish Radio Project, which is dedicated to rescuing sound recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s of Yiddish radio. Discusses the history of Yiddish radio, the restoration of the recordings, and Jews in mainstream media.
All things considered (Radio program)
HBP 89173 High Bridge