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TODAY'S FEATURED EPISODE
For September 22, 2017
"The Unbearable Reflection"
In order to claim her soul, the Devil, masquerading as her husband's campaign manager tricks the reprehensible and adulterous wife of a prominent politician into killing her husband. [More details on this show]

Episode 0327 from August 15, 1975
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My first cbsrmt in the 70s comes with a story. My parents bought an ancient radio that hardly worked, it was more a centerpiece for the living room. I would turn the dial millimeters at a time, hoping to lock in a frequency. Eventually, I did! It was a supernatural mystery reminiscent of programs of a bygone era and I was certain our old radio had pulled up an old mystery show. For a teen with an active imagination, this was straight out of Twilight Zone. Eventually I learned the truth, but I'll never forget the magic of that night, listening rapt to every word and not wanting it to end. Now in my 50s, my wife and I are avid online gamers, occasionally glancing at the TV. Having re-found this show, we both prefer it over network/cable/***flix programming while we play.

My first cbsrmt in the 70s comes with a story. My parents bought an ancient radio that hardly worked, it was more a centerpiece for the living room. I would turn the dial millimeters at a time, hoping to lock in a frequency. Eventually, I did! It was a supernatural mystery reminiscent of programs of a bygone era and I was certain our old radio had pulled up an old mystery show. For a teen with an active imagination, this was straight out of Twilight Zone. Eventually I learned the truth, but I'll never forget the magic of that night, listening rapt to every word and not wanting it to end. Now in my 50s, my wife and I are avid online gamers, occasionally glancing at the TV. Having re-found this show, we both prefer it over network/cable/***flix programming while we play.

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In 1974 long-time radio producer Himan Brown convinced CBS to green-light a new anthology of Radio Dramas, CBS Radio Mystery Theater (CBSRMT). Radio Drama had been declared "dead" twelve years before.

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