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Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 272 – The Thimble

Eliazar Lipsky was a lawyer and prosecutor in the Bronx and Manhattan until his death in 1993. In the 1940s he turned to writing novels and plays while maintaining his legal work. It was natural that most of his stories revolved around the courtroom and investigative attorneys. Probably his most famous novel was originally based upon a 100 page manuscript… (more…)

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 255 – Mr. District Attorney

In 1935, then relatively unknown and untested Federal Prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey was appointed special prosecutor for New York County by then Governor Herbert Lehman to attempt to pursue the mob and political corruption including graft, bribes and other crimes. Inspired by Dewey’s work, a young, former law student named Edward A. Byron, created a new radio drama for producer… (more…)

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