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Norman Corwin

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  1. 1.7 hrs • Feb/15/2017 • Unabridged

    Three prominent Americans debate the merits of unchecked immigration, national security, and civil rights. While it sounds like a contemporary, made-for-TV event, this confrontation takes place in 1799, with three of America’s Founding Fathers as participants: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and Aaron Burr. Legendary radio dramatist Norman Corwin created this imagined discussion from the participants’ actual writings—proving that when it comes to politics, some things never change.An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:JD Cullum as Aaron Burr GregoryHarrison as Thomas Jefferson/Mr. PendletonHenri Lubatti as Pickering/OthersBrian Tichnell as Alexander Hamilton/BarnabyDirected by Alexis JacknowRecorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2016.

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    Together Tonight

    1.7 hrs • Feb/15/2017 • Unabridged
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  2. 0.5 hrs • Jan/06/2015 • Audio Theater

    From the imagination of radio pioneer Norman Corwin comes one of the strangest trials in the history of jurisprudence. A molecule refuses to be assigned to any particular substance and insists on choosing for itself. This L. A. Theatre Works production starring Edward Asner, Carl Reiner, Charlie Robinson, and Erika Schickel, was written and directed by Norman Corwin.

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  3. 1.7 hrs • Jan/15/2009 • Audio Theater

    Released in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birthday, The Rivalry recreates the fiery face-off between the rising Illinois legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas. Two Presidential candidates—one a rising Illinois legislator, the other a bombastic US Senator. Obama and McCain? Think again. In this transcendent Broadway play, the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates tackle the day's most passionate issue—slavery. Their battle comes to life through the eyes of Adele Douglas, wife of candidate Stephen Douglas. Challenged by the charming man from Illinois, she reexamines her basic beliefs about the American concept of freedom.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Paul Giamatti as Stephen A. Douglas; David Strathairn as Abraham Lincoln; Lily Rabe as Adele Douglas; James Gleason as Rep. Committeeman and Reporter. Directed by Eric Simonson. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

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  4. 0.9 hrs • Jul/01/1998 • Abridged

    A great American voice narrates a poignant tribute to our most outstanding monument. One of Charles Kuralt's last projects, Our Lady of the Freedoms is a full-scale production of writer-director Norman Corwin's account of how the Statue of Liberty came to New York harbor. Charles Kuralt's brilliant narration accompanies dramatizations of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that brought the Statue of Liberty to America's shore. Rich with historical detail and Americana, Norman Corwin's treatment shows us the struggles faced by the designers, as well as the political battles that almost prevented the statue from ever being built. A wonderful saga of patriotism, Our Lady of the Freedoms proves once again that no voice captures the spirit of America like Charles Kuralt's.

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    Our Lady of the Freedoms

    Read by Charles Kuralt
    0.9 hrs • Jul/01/1998 • Abridged
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