IF FREEDOM FAILED & DUFFY'S TAVERN


“If Freedom Failed” was a radio program created by the Armed Forces Radio Service. It depicted an alternate America in the 1950s that had been taken over by Communists. Each of the 26 episodes was inspired by actual events in Communist nations, but presented filtered through the prism of American life in fictional Springfield, U.S.A. This episode centers on a museum where historical facts are being altered to suit the Party. Then on “Duffy’s Tavern,” actor Vincent Price drops by to visit “The Ham’s Club,” a dining establishment for actors only that barkeep Archie is trying to promote.

Episodes

If Freedom Failed

Episode 1, 1951

“A Matter of Fact”

2:37

Duffy’s Tavern January 26, 1951

“Actor’s Club at the Tavern”

34:55

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