Close your eyes and see the future. Radio often explored the issues of the day by imagining the days to come -- and never did it better than in the stories you'll hear in this collection! From 2000 Plus to Dimension X, this is Great Radio Science Fiction!
Hear the stories of Robert Heinlein, Arch Oboler, and Isaac Asimov. Hear the voices of Orson Welles, Aldous Huxley, and more! Hear intense parables about the law of unintended consequences, creative allegorical dramas about our innate call to adventure, and terrific tales about first contact with the unknown, the fanciful, and the altogether unexpected.
Includes a Program Guide by radio historian Elizabeth McLeod!
Episodes Include: Dimension X: Courtesy 07-26-51, Vital Factor 08-16-51, First Contact 09-08-51, Nightfall 09-29-51; X Minus One: Cold Equations 08-25-55, Requiem 10-27-55, Marionettes, Inc. 12-21-55, The Sense of Wonder 04-24-56; 2000 Plus: When Worlds Met 05-03-50, The Robot Killer (Killer Robot) 1950; Arch Oboler's Plays: The Truth 01-13-40, Rocket From Manhattan 09-29-45; Suspense: Donovan's Brain - Part One 05-18-44, Donovan's Brain - Part Two 05-25-44; CBS Radio Workshop: Brave New World - Part One 01-27-56, Brave New World - Part Two 02-03-56, A Pride of Carrots 09-14-56, The Space Merchants - Part One 02-17-57, The Space Merchants - Part Two 02-24-57, The Green Hills of Earth 07-21-57.
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Great variety on 1950s classic radio sci-fi
As more and more traditional shows left radio for TV in the late 1940s an dearly 1950s, science fiction stage don radio. It was simpler without visuals but it made for terrific storytelling by some of the best sci-fi authors in the business early in their careers. Loved them all but particularly "Elegy" and "A Pride of Carrots" (Cold War satire)