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PRESENTING THE TRANSCRIPTION FEATURE: College Quiz Bowl & Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders

We begin with the “College Quiz Bowl,” as students from Tulane go up against their counterparts from Northwestern. As always, some of the topics are very specific to the day, but we 21st Century residents should still be able to answer quite a lot. Are you up on the names of pop culture family members, Winston Churchill’s writings, and tea in the news? Then, we return to the contemporary (1950s, as opposed to the “old”) west with the adventures of “Bobby Benson and the B Bar B Riders.” This Western centered on a 12-year-old boy who had inherited a Texas cattle ranch, and was packed with rustlers, cattle drives, and all the usual things American kids of the 1950s would have enjoyed. This particular episode features action, mysticism, and a couple of moral lessons.


College Quiz Bowl October 24, 1953 “Tulane vs Northwestern” 2:25

Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders November 17, 1951 “The Lost Tribe” 35:46


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