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Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old-time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star

May 23, 2024

This week's Ron's Amazing Stories podcast features two episodes from the OTR series CBS Radio Workshop. The first story, Colloquy #1 - Interview with William Shakespeare, explores the mystery of Shakespeare's identity. The second story, The Ballad Of The Iron Horse, presents a unique perspective on the history of the railroad in the United States. Press that play button and enjoy the show.

Featured Stories from CBS Radio Workshop

Story 1 - The real identity of Willaim Shakespears has always been in doubt. Many historical characters have been thought to have actually penned the works. But, the history was lost and no one can really know for sure. But, what if you can chat with Willaim himself and ask him? That is the concept of Colloquy  #1 - Interview with William Shakespeare.It first aired on February 24, 1956

Story 2 - The Ballad Of The Iron Horse is an historical account of the beginning of the railroad in the United States, but with a twist. It is presented from the viewpoint of one of the trains that made the rounds, and is told in limericks. It first aired on March 3, 1957.

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