Hardboiled: Radio Mysteries and Detective Stories

Saturday, September 29, 2012
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Saturdays, September 29 – November 17

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

This class has been cancelled.
Led by Gwen Ihnat

Take a trip back to radio’s golden age and crack cases with Nero Wolfe, Richard Diamond, Sam Spade, Johnny Dollar, and other beloved sleuths from this classic era. From Inner Sanctum to War of the Worlds, we will take a close look at the mysterious side of the radio medium.

Gwen Ihnat, a former editor at the Chicago History Museum, holds an M.A. from Northwestern University and has taught several Newberry seminars on old-time radio.

Materials List
Required:
Course packet, to be purchased in class.

This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program.

Cost and registration information: 

Eight sessions, $190