+ Pepper Young's Family was one of radio's more popular daytime drama series, with various format and title changes during its long run from 1932 to 1959. It was created and written by short story author and playwright Elaine Sterne Carrington. With Burgess Meredith in the title role, the program began as Red Adams, about high school athlete Red Adams, his family and friends. The 30-minute series was broadcast on the Blue Network, airing on Sunday nights at 10:30pm. When Beech-Nut Gum signed as a sponsor, they wanted no mention of their competition, Adams gum, so the title changed to Red Davis, a 15-minute series heard three times a week from 1933 to 1935. The series was again retitled, and the 15-minute Forever Young was heard on NBC weekdays at 3pm from January 13 to June 26, 1936. Three days later, on June 29, it became Pepper Young's Family, continuing on NBC for the next 23 years with Procter & Gamble's Camay as the sponsor. In the storyline, high school athlete Larry "Pepper" Young (Curtis Arnall, Lawson Zerbe, Mason Adams) and his sister Peggy (Elizabeth Wragge) lived in the small town of Elmwood where their father, Sam Young (Jack Roseleigh, Bill Adams, Thomas Chalmers) ran a manufacturing company. Pepper's girl friend was Linda Benton (Eunice Howard), and his buddy was Nick Havens (John Kane). Leaving school, Pepper took a job as a reporter with the local Free Press. When Pepper and Linda (played by Margaret Draper) married, they had a child, Button. Sam Young became Elmwood's mayor. Oil was discovered on the farm where Pepper and Linda lived, but a fire at the oil well spread, burning down much of the town. In 1964, NANA Radio began production of newly written episodes of "Pepper Young's Family". At least 88 of these revival episodes are in circulation today.-WikiPedia
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Please enjoy these 87 old time radio episodes:
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+ Program #2. Nana Radio syndication. Carter Trent and Peggy are engaged. What to wear? Peggy want...
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+ Program #3. Nana Radio syndication. Peggy is planning on a wedding trip to Chicago. Where to get...
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+ Program #4. Nana Radio syndication. Carter has given Peggy a diamond engagement ring. Meanwhile ...
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+ Program #5. Nana Radio syndication. Pepper suggests that Sam go to Chicago to meet with Curt and...
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+ Program #6. Nana Radio syndication. Sam Young is to leave for Chicago in a few hours. Biff is mo...
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+ Program #7. Nana Radio syndication. Pepper has bought a new bag for Peggy's trip to Chicago. Car...
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+ Program #8. Nana Radio syndication. Mrs. Young tries to get the engagement story out of the news...
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+ Program #9. Nana Radio syndication. Mr. Carter finds out that Sam Young is on his way to Chicago...
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+ Program #10. Nana Radio syndication. Carter is upset at all the publicity. But then, Carter's fa...
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Program #11. Nana Radio syndication. Mr. Trent's secretary calls Peggy from Chicago. He wants to c...
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+ Program #12. Nana Radio syndication. Mr. Phillips may be planning to sell the home the Young's a...
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+ Program #13. Nana Radio syndication. Not knowning that his father is en route to Elmwood, Carter...
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+ Program #14. Nana Radio syndication. Sam meets Curt in the hotel lobby, not knowing that Curt do...
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+ Program #15. Nana Radio syndication. Bruce Taylor, Mr. Trent's attorney, shows up at the Young h...
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+ Program #16. Nana Radio syndication. Mrs. Young is insulted at Mr. Taylor's offer and asks him t...
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+ Program #17. Nana Radio syndication. Peggy discusses the end of the engagement with her mother. ...
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+ Program #19. Nana Radio syndication. Just after Sam Young goes to meet with Horace Trent, Mrs. Y...
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+ Program #20. Nana Radio syndication. Sam Young meets with Mr. and Mrs. Trent at their mansion. H...
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+ Program #21. Nana Radio syndication. Sam Young finds out that Horace Trent wants to buy off Pegg...
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+ Program #22. Nana Radio syndication. Sam Young calls from Chicago with news of the punch in Mr. ...
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+ Program #23. Nana Radio syndication. Peggy tells Carter Trent of all that's happened. Carter tel...
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+ 1966. Program #24. Nana Radio syndication. Sam Young prepares to return home, but discovers Curt...
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+ Program #25. Nana Radio syndication. Curt plans to return to Elmwood with Sam, but at the last m...
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+ Program #26. Nana Radio syndication. Carter's mother has convinced him to visit with his father....
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+ Program #27. Nana Radio syndication. Peggy tries to make up her mind about Carter. Pepper offers...
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