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You Are There
CBS Radio dramatisations of events from history

Created by Goodman Ace for CBS Radio, it blended history with modern technology, taking an entire network newsroom on a figurative time warp each week reporting the great events of the past. Reporters included John Charles Daly, Don Hollenbeck, and Richard C. Hottelet. The series was first heard on July 7, 1947, under the title CBS Is There. Its final broadcast was on March 19, 1950, under the title You Are There.

According to author/historian Martin Grams, actor Canada Lee was a guest in episodes 32 and 60. Martin Gabel appeared in character in episode 82. The first 23 broadcasts went under the title CBS Is There and beginning with episode 24, the title changed to You Are There. A total of 90 episodes were broadcast. Only 75 episodes are known to exist in recorded form.

  1. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (8.4Mb)
  2. The Storming of the Bastille (6.3Mb)
  3. Columbus Discovers America (6.4Mb)
  4. Witchcraft Trials at Salem (4.7Mb)
  5. The Defeat of the Spanish Armada (4.7Mb)
  6. The Alamo (6.6Mb)
  7. The Last Day of Pompeii (7.1Mb)
  8. Radio - The Listening Years (8.2Mb)
  9. Napoleon Returns from Elba (6.7Mb)
  10. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (14.3Mb)
  11. The Sailing of the Mayflower (6.7Mb)
  12. The Storming of the Bastille (4.7Mb)
  13. Witchcraft Trials at Salem (6.9Mb)
  14. The Burr - Hamilton Duel (6.8Mb)
  15. The Signing of the Magna Carta (4.9Mb)
  16. The Alamo (6.6Mb)
  17. The Defeat of the Spanish Armada (4.7Mb)
  18. The Dreyfus Case (7.1Mb)
  19. The Assassination of Julius Caesar (6.4Mb)
  20. The Battle of Gettysburg (5Mb)
  21. Joan of Arc Is Burned at the Stake (4.8Mb)
  22. The Okalahoma Land Run (6.7Mb)
  23. The Death of Socrates (5Mb)
  24. Philadelphia July 4 1776 (6.5Mb)
  25. The Monitor and the Merrimac (6.6Mb)
  26. The Last Day of Pompeii (14.2Mb)
  27. The Battle of Plassey (7Mb)
  28. The Fall of Troy (5Mb)
  29. The Surrender of Sitting Bull (14Mb)
  30. The Signing of the Magna Carta (4.9Mb)
  31. The Execution of Maximilian (6.3Mb)
  32. Toussaint Louverture Liberates Haiti (7Mb)
  33. The Battle of Hastings (6.6Mb)
  34. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (6.4Mb)
  35. The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots (6.6Mb)
  36. Declaration of Independance (6.5Mb)
  37. Lexington Concord And Merriams Corner (6.9Mb)
  38. The Execution of Joan of Arc (4.8Mb)
  39. The Ratification of the US Constitution (4.8Mb)
  40. Ann Hutchinsons Trial (13.5Mb)
  41. The First Battle of Bull Run (13.5Mb)
  42. Columbus Discovers America (13.3Mb)
  43. The Trial of Marie Antoinette (13.6Mb)
  44. The Fall of Troy (5Mb)
  45. The Election of Thomas Jefferson (13.5Mb)
  46. Lee and Grant at Appomattox (6Mb)
  47. Napoleon Recaptured and Exiled (7Mb)
  48. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (6.7Mb)
  49. The Execution of Maximilian (6.3Mb)
  50. The Conspiracy of Cataline (6.2Mb)
  51. The Hanging of Captain Kidd (6.7Mb)
  52. The Monitor and the Merrimac (6.6Mb)
  53. The Surrender of Sitting Bull (7Mb)
  54. The Sentencing of Charles I (6.2Mb)
  55. Mutiny in the Colonial Army (13Mb)
  56. Toussaint Louverture Liberates Haiti (13.2Mb)
  57. Colonel Johnson Eats the Love Apple (12.8Mb)
  58. The Trial of John Peter Zenger (13.3Mb)
  59. The Battle of Hastings (13.1Mb)
  60. The Ordeal of Savonarola (13.2Mb)
  61. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (6.4Mb)
  62. The Rise of Alexander the Great - Peace Offer (13.6Mb)
  63. The Rise of Alexander the Great - Battle for Asia (13.4Mb)
  64. The Rise of Alexander the Great - Mutiny in India (12.9Mb)
  65. The Okalahoma Land Run (13.4Mb)
  66. Mary Queen of Scots (8.2Mb)
  67. Perrys Dash to the North Pole (13.4Mb)
  68. Napoleon Returns from Elba (14.1Mb)
  69. Caesar Is Assassinated (6.4Mb)
  70. Montezuma and the Spaniards (6.4Mb)
  71. The Trial of Samuel Chase (6.9Mb)
  72. Lexington and Concord (6.9Mb)
  73. Bombardment of Fort Sumter (6.8Mb)
  74. The Siege of Leiden - Holland (13.4Mb)
  75. The Capture of John Wilkes Booth (4.9Mb)
  76. The Trial of Burr (13.4Mb)
  77. Tom Thumb (6.8Mb)
  78. Charlemagne (13.7Mb)
  79. New Amsterdam (14.2Mb)
  80. Charge of the Light Brigade (14Mb)
  81. Stamp Act Rebellion (13.4Mb)
  82. Thermopolae (14.4Mb)
  83. William Penn Trial (13.5Mb)
  84. Womens Rights (13.4Mb)

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