+ 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 #28. Nana Radio syndication. Edie talks Peggy out of giving Carter back his ring. Mr. Wa...
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+ Program #29. Nana Radio syndication. Biff tells the Young family that his father Curt really doe...
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+ Program #30. Nana Radio syndication. Biff describes Gloria, his new girlfriend. Sam Young return...
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+ Program #31. Nana Radio syndication. Sam describes the Trent home and tells Peggy that she would...
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+ Program #32. Syndicated (no Nana credit given). Sam Young surprises Carter when he tells him tha...
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+ Program #33. Syndicated. Peggy and Carter agree to the return of the ring, but vow to remain eng...
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+ Program #34. Syndicated. Mr. and Mrs. Trent await the return of their son Carter. Mrs. Trent is ...
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+ Program #35. Syndicated. Carter's discussion with his mother continues. The .
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+ Program #36. Syndicated. Carter Trent confronts his parents at last. Mrs. Trent offers to call P...
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+ Program #37. Syndicated. Peggy accepts Mrs. Trent's invitation to Chicago. Mrs. Trent has a plan...
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+ Program #38. Syndicated. Sam Young isn't so sure that he wants Peggy to visit the Trents in Chic...
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+ Program #39. Syndicated. Pepper gives Peggy a pocket book for her trip to Chicago. Linda comes t...
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+ Program #40. Syndicated. Sam Young vows to get a job. He "feels it in his bones." Mrs. Young con...
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+ Program #41. Syndicated. Peggy arrives in Chicago and is met at the train by Carter and the fami...
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+ Program #42. Syndicated. Dinner is served at the Youngs'. Biff brings his girlfriend Gloria alon...
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+ Program #43. Syndicated. Dinner is served at the Trents'...in the very large dining room. Peggy ...
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+ Program #44. Syndicated. Peggy meets Carter's upper-crust friends and goes off to a dance with t...
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+ Program #45. Syndicated. Peggy is very unhappy in Carter Trent's house. She takes a cab to the h...
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+ Program #46. Syndicated. Over a midnight snack, Mr. and Mrs. Young wonder what's happening to Pe...
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+ Program #47. Syndicated. Carter discovers that Peggy has left the house! The .
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+ Program #48. Syndicated. Biff is very much in love with Gloria, but he may have to go to Chicago...
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+ Program #49. Syndicated. Peggy describes her adventures in Chicago and why she left the Trent ma...
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+ Program #50. Syndicated. Peggy explains to her parents why she left the Trent home. She feels th...
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+ Program #51. Syndicated. Carter Trent shows up at the Young family house. Peggy tells Carter how...
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+ Program #52. Syndicated. Pepper is very disappointed and surprised at Peggy's decision to leave ...
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