The collection consists of materials
pertaining to the various Ralph Edwards Productions projects such as
This is Your Life, and
Ralph Edwards was born near Merino, Colorado, in 1913, moving with his family to Oakland,
California, when he was 12. He worked his way through college at radio stations in Oakland
and San Francisco, graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1935 with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in drama. Edwards moved to New York in 1936 and became one of
radio's busiest announcers, doing as many as 45 network shows a week. In 1940, in response
to this hectic pace, Edwards created, produced and hosted the landmark audience
participation show "Truth or Consequences".
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