Reading Aloud; Robert Benchley
by Robert Benchley
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- Reading Aloud
- Robert Benchley
- Series Description
William Cavness reads works of literature on-air. According to Cavness' oral history of the beginnings of Reading Aloud, the series came about, in part, due to the Soviet ban of the work Dr. Zhivago in the Fall of 1958, and the books fourth edition falling out of print in the United States. As such Dr. Zhivago became the first work Cavness read, and the resulting success, directly lead to the creation of the series which ran until Cavness' retirement from WGBH in 1991. Series release date: 11/24/1958
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Performance in a Studio
- Cavness, William (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Reading Aloud; Robert Benchley,” 10/11/1965, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321B21B412044E779848C03C959E0392.
- MLA: “Reading Aloud; Robert Benchley.” 10/11/1965. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321B21B412044E779848C03C959E0392>.
- APA: Reading Aloud; Robert Benchley. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_321B21B412044E779848C03C959E0392